Twirling At The Altar

hook: double progression extra heys

by: Steve Zakon-Anderson

formation: Becket

A1 6
circle left 3 places
neighbors swing
A2 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½, keep hands
star promenade left ½ by scooping your partner back to place
B1 8
ladles start a left diagonal hey - rights in center, lefts on ends - until gentlespoons meet +
partners allemande left ½ til gentlespoons face across ⁋
gentlespoons start a half hey - rights in center, lefts on ends with next neighbors
partners balance & swing, face the ones across (with whom you heyed)
  • If there is no one on the left diagonal, stay put +hey is 3 changes (ladles right to start, gentlespoons right to end)

Steve Zakon-Anderson notes: Written for the wedding of Janet Peters and Robert Mills in New Jersey.

Make sure the allemande in B2 doesn't turn into anything else (such as a courtesy turn or a twirl). There just isn't time for anything else.
There is time for the good dancers to end the star promenade with a butterfly whirl , but it is more important to start the hey on time.



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