Starting formation - couple. Partners exchange places without changing
facing directions. Dancer on the right sidesteps to the left, while the
other dancer on the left steps back, sidesteps to the right, then steps
forward to rejoin partner.
U TURN BACK
Starting formation - single dancer. The dancer does an in-place
about-face turn (180 degrees), turning toward partner unless the body
flow dictates otherwise. If alone (i.e. no partner), the dancer turns
toward the center of the set. If the dancer is facing directly toward
or away from the center of the set, he may turn in either direction.
Starting formation - facing dancers (man and lady). Man's right hand is
placed against the lady's left, palm to palm with fingers up, to make
an arch. As the dancers move forward the lady does a one quarter (90
degrees) left face turn under the arch, while the man does a one
quarter (90 degrees) turn to the right moving behind the lady. They end
side by side with the lady on the man's right.
Starting formation - couple, mini wave. Two dancers exchange places
with each other.
Starting formation - facing dancers. Dancers move forward, passing
right shoulders with each other. Each ends in the other's starting
position but neither dancer changes facing direction.
BEND THE LINE
Starting formation - any line with an even number of dancers. Dancers
in each half of the line must be facing in the same direction. The
center dancers in the line drop hands with each other. With each half
of the line working as a unit, the ends move forward while the centers
back up until both halves of the line are facing.
Starting formation - trade by or any formation in which two couples are facing each other and the other couples are facing out. The couples facing each other pass thru, the couples facing out do a partner trade to face in.
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