Balance

Usage

jargon

related figures: balance the ring, box circulate, box the gnat, swat the flea, ocean wave, petronella, pull by dancers, pull by direction, Rory O'Moore, square through
formal parameters: who, beats

examples

Dance Figure
20 Below
balance
A 60th Birthday Dance (for Chris Deephouse)
balance
A Proper Trifle
balance
Across the Ohio
balance the wave
balance the wave, left then right
Apples and Concord Grapes
balance the wave
balance the wave
Bass Ackwards
balance the wave
balance the wave
Beneficial Tradition
balance the wave
Boulder Bound
balance short waves
Carla's Stomp
balance the wave
balance
Chuck the Budgie
balance the wave
balance the wave
Cup of Joe
partners balance
Dr. Whiting's Delight
balance forward & back
Expert Bits
balance
Heartbeat Contra
partners balance
Holiday in the Wood
balance
balance
Hope You Like It
partners balance
neighbors balance
Hull's Victory
balance
balance the wave
Kimmswick Diamonds
balance wave
Last Hey
balance short waves
Monophobia
balance the cloverleaf
Mountains in Sunny Windows
balance
No-See-Ums
balance long waves
Not Quite Fifty
partners balance with handy hand (gentlespoon's left ladles' right)
Once More With Feeling
neighbors balance right hand
One Fish, Two Fish, Right and Left Through Fish
balance short waves forward/back
Pecan Pie
balance right and left
Rock Creek Reel
balance long waves of gentlespoons
balance long waves of ladles
Shadrack's Delight
balance the wave
balance the wave (men in middle)
Snake Oil Reel
balance
balance
balance
Snake in the Garden
balance
balance
Spin Blend
balance right & left
balance right & left
Summer of '84
balance the wave
balance the wave
Super Robin
balance and progress
Swingshot
balance
next neighbors balance
Tetrahymena Twirl
balance the star
The Big Bicep
balance forward & back; step forward
The Country of Marriage
balance the wave
The Fabulous Couple
balance the wave
balance the wave and walk forward to
The Winter Storm
balance the wave and walk forward
They Stayed Here When They Disappeared
balance in short waves
Trip to IHOP
same roles balance for 8 ravens into the center, balance, and stay...
same roles balance for 8 larks into the center, balance, stay there.
Two Waves, Two Ways
balance short waves
Wave Goodbye to Winter
balance
balance
Weave Me the Sunshine
balance for 2
Woven Waves
balance
balance (there are interlinked wavy lines)
You Can't Get There From Here
balance the wave
balance the wave
balance the wave

Dances without Balance

Moves Sharing a Dance with Balance

allemande

allemande orbit

balance the ring

box circulate

box the gnat

California twirl

chain

circle

custom

do si do

down the hall

facing star

figure 8

give & take

gyre

hey

long lines

mad robin

meltdown swing

ocean wave

pass by

pass through

petronella

progress

promenade

pull by dancers

pull by direction

right left through

roll away

Rory O'Moore

slice

slide along set

star

swing

up the hall