Two Waves, Two Ways

hook: Short and long waves, swing through and box circ.

by: Isaac Banner

formation: Becket

Double Progression

A1 4
balance the ring
pass through to an ocean wave - ladles by left in the center, partners by right on the sides
balance short waves
swing through - partner allemande right ½, gentlespoons allemande left ½
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing
B1 8
long lines forward & back
gentlespoons start a half hey - rights in center, lefts on ends (new gentlespoons) to long waves, gentlespoons face in ⁋
B2 8
balance & box circulate - gentlespoons cross while ladles loop right ⁋
partners swing

The first progression here happens in the hey. When dancers take hands in long waves to box circulate, the second progression has already happened. It could be helpful to identify neighbors 1, 2, and 3 during the lesson so dancers have faces they can anchor to as they progress.

You do not interact with neighbor #2 at all outside of the hey and long waves. Before circulating, ID neighbor #3 in your right hand during the long waves balance - this is the neighbor #1 you swing in the next A2.


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