The Birds are the Words (CCW)

hook: Shadow hey to partners meltdown swing

by: Nicholas Rockstroh

formation: Becket ccw

Identify shadow on the other side of your partner

A1 8
long lines forward & back
star right 3 places
A2 8
mad robin, ladles in front, look for next neighbors
star left 3 places with next neighbors, and look for shadows
B1 8
shadows allemande right 1½
ladles start a half hey - lefts in center, rights on ends - and look for partners
B2 16
partners meltdown swing

Dedicated to Liz Burkhart from Cincinnati, OH in honor of her work in promoting gender-neutral dancing there. Medley with the CW version of this dance by replacing one of the long lines with a slice in the desired direction of progression (left if starting from CW, right if starting from CCW).


user: Nicholas Rockstroh

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