The Reminder

hook: left-hand chain

by: Louise Siddons

formation: duple minor

A1 8
neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons chain
A2 16
gentlespoons start a full hey - lefts in center, rights on ends
B1 16
partners meltdown swing
B2 8
long lines forward & back
gentlespoons do si do 1½ OR balance and pull by

Intended to make a left-hand chain feel good, to be accessible to new dancers, and to have flow that facilitates positional calling. Tested at Dance, Music and Spice Week (Camp Cavell 2019), where dancer Ruth Scodel said that it reminded her why she fell in love with contra dancing.


user: Louise Siddons

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