A hinge is a half of a trade. Any two adjacent couples or dancers who can trade can also hinge. (a)
COUPLES HINGE: Starting formation - line or two-faced line. Working as a unit, each couple does half
of a couples trade to end in a two-faced line at right angles to the original line. (b) SINGLE HINGE:
Starting formation - mini wave. Dancers do half of a trade with each other to end in a mini wave at right
angles to the original mini wave.
STYLING: Couples use couple handhold and styling similar to wheel and deal. Single hinge use hands
up position. TIMING: Couples hinge, 3 steps; single hinge, 2 steps.