Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
 

From a Line or Alamo Ring.

Designated dancers, working toward the Center of the Line, successively do a Partner Trade with each dancer until reaching the far end of the Line. Ripple n means to Trade with a total of n dancers. n can include a fraction (e.g., Ripple 2 & 1/2 means to Partner Trade with 2 successive dancers and then 1/2 Partner Trade with the third dancer).

     
before
Dancer Ripple The Wave
 after
Ripple 1
 after
Ripple 2
 after
Ripple 3
(done)
   
before
Dancer Ripple 1 & 1/2
 after
Ripple 1
 after
Ripple 1 & 1/2
(done)

Notes:

Rolling Ripple n By n (By n) [C4] (Lee Kopman 1984): From a Line or Alamo Ring. Designated dancer Ripple the first given number; new dancer occupying designated dancer's original starting position Ripple the next given number; repeat part 2 for each additional given number.

   
before
Dancer Rolling Ripple 3 By 1 & 1/2
 after
Dancer Ripple 3
 after
Dancer Ripple 1 & 1/2
(done)

See also anything Like A Ripple CONCEPT [C2].

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