Starting formation - box circulate or facing couples.
From box circulate formation, each dancer facing into the box walks forward to take the place of the dancer who was directly in front of him. Meanwhile, each dancer facing out of the box steps sideways (dodges) into the position vacated by the "walker" who was formerly beside him. Dancers end side by side, both facing out.
If walk and dodge is called from facing couples, the caller must
designate who is to walk and who is to dodge (e.g., "men walk, ladies
dodge"). Ending is a box circulate formation.
Starting formation - facing dancers. Dancers pass thru. A man always
turns right one quarter (90 degrees); a lady always turns left one
quarter (90 degrees). Dancers end side by side with each other.
Starting formation - any two dancer formation in which the directed dancer has a shoulder directly adjacent to the other dancer. GENERAL RULE: Directed dancers step forward and move in a small semi-circle to end facing toward an adjacent dancer or position. The adjacent inactive dancer may be facing in any direction and does not move. If not specified, centers fold toward ends and vice versa.
(a) BOYS FOLD, (b) GIRLS FOLD, (c) ENDS FOLD, (d) CENTERS FOLD: Directed active dancers fold toward the inactive dancers using the general rule.
(e) CROSS FOLD: Starting formation - line, two-faced line, or wave. The
directed (active) dancers who must either both be centers or both be
ends, fold toward the farthest inactive dancer by walking in a
semi-circle to end facing toward that same dancer. When the active
dancers are both facing the same direction, they move forward in a
semi-circle, pass each other and fold toward the inactive dancer.
DIXIE STYLE TO AN OCEAN WAVE
Starting formation - facing couples or facing tandems. From facing
couples, the right hand dancer steps forward and to the left to become
the lead dancer in a tandem. Lead dancers join right hands and pull by.
Moving to the other trailing dancer, each extends a left hand and
touches to a left hand mini wave and turns one quarter (90 degrees).
New center dancers join right hands and form a left hand ocean wave.
(a) TAG THE LINE: Starting formation - any line with an even number of dancers.
FULL: Each dancer turns to face the center of the line. Taking a short
side step to the left, each dancer walks forward passing right
shoulders with oncoming dancers until he has walked past all of the
dancers from the other half of the line. The call may be followed by
any one of the directions In, Out, Right or Left. When this happens,
dancers turn in place one quarter (90 degrees) in the direction
HALF TAG THE LINE
Like tag the line, except the dancers stop walking forward when the original center from each side of the line meets the original end from the other side. If started from a four person line, the ending is a right hand box circulate formation; from longer lines the ending is a right hand column formation.
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