From a Mini-Wave or Couple only.
Do 1/2 of a Trade.
Ends in a Mini-Wave.
A Hinge is 1/2 of a Trade.
Single Hinge [Mainstream]
- From a Mini-Wave. Arm Turn 1/4.
Partner Hinge [A1]
- From a Couple. As one movement, face each other and Step to a Right-Hand Mini-Wave.
The word 'Single' or 'Partner' is optional, as 'Hinge' sufficiently
describes this movement.
The caller usually uses the term 'Single Hinge' from a Mini-Wave,
and 'Partner Hinge' from a Couple.
Dancers doing the call must be adjacent, either in a Couple or in a Mini-Wave.
From a Line of 4, it is inappropriate to call Ends Partner Hinge,
even though the Ends could do 1/2 of a Trade.
Couples Hinge [Mainstream] :
From a One- or Two-Faced Line. Do 1/2 of a Couples Trade. Ends in a Two-Faced Line.
Couples Hinge & Trade [C4] :
From Parallel Two-Faced Lines or Back-to-Back Lines. Couples Hinge;
Center Couples Trade; all As Couples Face In. Ends in a Double Pass Thru Formation.
Single Hinge & Trade [C4] :
From a Non-T-Bone 2x2. Hinge; Centers Trade; all Roll.