Starting formation - parallel waves.
Each end and the adjacent center dancer turn one half (180 degrees). The new centers of each ocean wave turn three quarters (270 degrees) to make a new ocean wave across the set. The two centers of this wave turn one half (180 degrees) to reform the wave across the set. The two outside pairs of dancers of the center wave now turn three quarters (270 degrees) to join the waiting ends and form parallel ocean waves.
SPIN CHAIN THE GEARS
Starting formation - Parallel Ocean Waves.
Each end and the adjacent center dancer turn one-half (180 degrees). The new centers of each ocean wave turn three-quarters (270 degrees) to form a new ocean wave across the set, as the other four dancers do a U Turn Back (turning in toward the center). The centers of the wave Trade and then release hands with each other. Four dancers on each side of the square now form a four-hand star and turn the star three-quarters, forming a new wave across the set. Centers of this wave Trade momentarily reforming the wave across the set. The two outside pairs of dancers of the center wave now turn three-quarters (270 degrees) as the other four dancers turn back (turning away from the center).
SPIN CHAIN & EXCHANGE THE GEARS
Starting formation - Ocean Waves (right-hand, for ease of description).
Start as in a normal Spin Chain the Gears---Ends and adjacent centers turn one-half, new centers turn 3/4, while the ends U-Turn Back, and the very two centers of the wave Trade. All form two left-hand stars (but before turning them, the out-facing point should raise a hand, indicating "follow me"---they will be the "leaders of the exchange") and turn the stars 3/4. The "leaders of the exchange" will now lead the star out to the right, around the outside of the other star, like an S pattern, then into a momentary column of four, single file through the sides position. The first three dancers in the momentary column Quarter right-face, as the fourth dancer does a Quarter left-face, and the original "leader of the exchange" runs right, forming two parallel right-hand ocean waves (at the sides of the square, if started from a Box 1-4).
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