Lava Pit

hook: La Baratte

by: Louise Siddons

formation: Becket

A1 8
circle left 3 places and CA twirl to face new Ns ⁋
neighbors swing
A2 8
balance & petronella
partners do si do once
B1 8
partners La Baratte (see teaching note)
partners start a half hey - lefts on ends, rights in center
B2 16
partners balance & swing

La Baratte: a Scottish figure, more directly borrowed from Jenna Simpson's English Country Dance "Sweet Cream." Partners allemande R 1/2; raise joined Rhs and person facing out turns CW toward ptr to face in and slide in front of ptr, catching Lhs high as they do so. Bringing Lhs down at the end of the pass, ptrs allemande L 1/2, ending the figure in each others' place.


user: Louise Siddons

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