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Partner Hinge [A1]
 
 
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Partner Hinge -- [A1]
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From a Mini-Wave or Couple only. EN: 10

Do 1/2 of a Trade. EN: 20

Ends in a Mini-Wave. EN: 30

From a Couple:
 

 
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Partner Hinge
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From a Right-Hand Mini-Wave:
 

 
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Partner Hinge
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From a Left-Hand Mini-Wave:
 

 
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Partner Hinge
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Notes:

  • A Hinge is 1/2 of a Trade. EN: 40

    • Single Hinge [Mainstream]
      • From a Mini-Wave. Arm Turn 1/4. EN: 50
    • Partner Hinge [A1]
      • From a Couple. As one movement, face each other and Step to a Right-Hand Mini-Wave. EN: 60

    The word 'Single' or 'Partner' is optional, as 'Hinge' sufficiently describes this movement. EN: 70

    The caller usually uses the term 'Single Hinge' from a Mini-Wave, and 'Partner Hinge' from a Couple. EN: 80
  • Dancers doing the call must be adjacent, either in a Couple or in a Mini-Wave. EN: 90
    From a Line of 4, it is inappropriate to call Ends Partner Hinge, even though the Ends could do 1/2 of a Trade. EN: 100

Couples Hinge [Mainstream] (Ron Schneider 1970):
From a One- or Two-Faced Line. Do 1/2 of a Couples Trade. Ends in a Two-Faced Line. EN: 463

Couples Hinge & Trade [C4] (Ron Schneider 1969):
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. EN: 464

Single Hinge & Trade [C4] (Ron Schneider 1969):
From a Non-T-Bone 2x2. Hinge; Centers Trade; all Roll. EN: 465

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