Apogee

hook: both roles chains, both roles allemande orbits

by: Chris Page

formation: Becket

A1 8
partners promenade ⁋
8
ladles chain to next neighbor
A2 8
ladles allemande right 1½ around while the gentlespoons orbit counter clockwise ½ around
8
neighbors swing
B1 8
gentlespoons chain
8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ around while the ladles orbit clockwise ½ around
B2 16
partners meltdown swing

Chris Page notes:
[2] To flow into the orbit figure, consider an open ladles chain, where ladles pull by right, and then neighbor N2 allemande left 1. The transition also works well with a twirl substituted for the courtesy turn.
[3] In tight quarters, it helps if gentlespoons from other sets intersect by passing each other by left shoulders.
[4] I strongly recommend an open gentlespoons chain, where gentlespoons pull by left, and then partner allemande right 1. Not only will this be less confusing than a regular gentlespoon's chain, but the ladles will have proper momentum into the orbit.

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