Balance

Usage

jargon

related figures: balance the ring, box circulate, box the gnat, swat the flea, form a long wave, form an ocean wave, petronella, pull by dancers, pull by direction, Rory O'More, square through
formal parameters: who, beats

examples

Dance Figure
Badlands Contra
balance wave
Music Of The Spheres
balance and move to new wave straight ahead to new wave of 4
balance wave of 4 and ladles slide left in center pass each other!
20 Below
balance wave
500 Miles, One Step at a Time
neighbors balance
A 60th Birthday Dance (for Chris Deephouse)
balance
Abolish Mop Snarl
balance the wave
balance the wave
Across the Ohio
balance the wave, left then right
Ad Vielle (Oddville)
balance the wave forward and back
balance the new wave forward and back
Alligator Colonnade 0.2
balance the wave, right & back
Another Trip to Germany
balance the wave
Apple of my eye
neighbors balance
Aqueous
neighbors balance
At Long Last Swing
next neighbors balance
Bass Ackwards
balance the wave
balance
Black Bird in The Night
balance left and slide Rory O' More back same neighbor
____ balance wave
Boulder Bound
balance short waves
Carla's Stomp
balance the wave
Catch a Falling Star
balance the star
Chinese Pickles 0.1
balance the wave
Chuck the Budgie
balance
Complicity Swing
balance the wave
Cup of Joe
partners balance
Daddy's Little Girl
partners balance
Deck The Halls
partners balance star thru ( gentlespoons right ladles left twirl...
Don't Let's Star
neighbors balance
Dr. Whiting's Delight
balance forward & back
Du Quoin Races
balance
Evanesce
balance the wave
Expert Bits
balance
Family Contra
balance the ring
balance the ring
balance the ring
balance the ring
Flea Swats Back
balance ocean wave
Flip Flop Frenzy
balance star
balance star with N1
Fun Dance For Linda (for Linda Leslie)
neighbors balance (gentlespoons right hand, ladles left hand)
Good By Chatham
balance wave
Good Time Contra
balance long wave
Goody One Shoe
balance the diamond
balance the diamond
Greenleaf Wave new dance Revise from 10-31-06
balance wave of 4, just the gentlespoons move forward to new wave...
balance wave 4,
same roles balance ladles
Heartbeat Contra
partners balance
Hey Man
partners balance twirl to swap with partners
Hey the Line
balance - forward/left & back/right
balance - the ring
balance
Holiday in the Wood
balance
Home brew
balance wave and men move forward cw in oval to new neighgor and be...
Hope You Like It
partners balance
neighbors balance
Hume Fogg Reel
partners balance
Hume Fogg Reel variation
partners balance
Ice Cream in the Sink
partners balance together & apart
partners balance together & apart
Joseph
balance
same roles balance gentlespoons
Joyous Night
neighbors balance inside hands
Jump& Shout
balance wave and move straight to a new ocean of 4
balance wave of 4
Kimmswick Diamonds
balance wave
Kimmswick Express
balance right & left
La Guaracha aka Spanish Waltz
____ balance corners
balance corners
balance corners
balance corners
Lama Lama Ding Dong
balance wave of four
balance long wave
Lamplighter's Hornpipe
balance
balance
Last Hey
balance short waves
Melted Butter
neighbors balance
Moe Joe
neighbors balance and twirl to swap with inside hands
Money Musk
balance long lines
balance short lines
Monophobia
balance the cloverleaf
New Dance (Riding The Waves )
balance wave of four
balance straight to new wave of four
New Dance { Ocean Wave Of Joy}
same roles balance gentlespoons balance in center of long ocean wave
same roles balance Ladles balance in center of ocean wave
New Dance All that Jazz
balance wave of four
balance new wave of four
New Dance Dancing Lights
balance wave of 4,
New Dance CJ
balance and ladles shift left in center
New Dance Elvis Wave
same roles balance long wave , gentlespoons back out ladles come...
same roles balance
New Dance ( Wave Surfing )
balance
balance new wave of four gentlespoons in center right hands
New Dance Banjo Moon
balance
balance wave of four
New Dance Swing in' Tern
balance men move forward in oval cw ,to shadow ladles stay at home,
balance wave
New Dance Tambourine
balance wave of four
same roles balance gentlespoons balance long wave
New Dance Cafe' Au Lait
same roles balance ladles balance
New Dance Dance Song
balance
New Dance Just pass thru
neighbors balance in and roll back to face partner across set
New Dance Contra Medicine
balance wave of four
balance wave of four
New Dance Lost in Time
balance
balance wave
New Dance Shawn Reel
balance ladles shift left to neghbor
New Dance Circulation
balance gentlespoons move one place clockwise to the left in an...
New Dance Step Left to wave of Four
balance wave of four
New Dance Dancing ON My Own
balance
____ balance wave of 4
New Dance Fun Frolic
balance
New Dance Music Of The Spheres
balance wave of 4 and move straight ahead to new wave of four
balance wave of 4
New Dance Right turns
balance circle gentlespoons trade places and give two hands to...
New Dance Rip Tide With a Twist
balance wave of 4, move on right diagonal to new wave of 4...
balance ocean wave and move on left diagonal,with third neighbor
New Dance Road Runner
balance ocean wave o 4
balance gentlespoons pull by and look for partner on slight right...
New Dance Tase of honey
balance
New Dance) Exotic
balance
No-See-Ums
balance long waves
Not Quite Fifty
partners balance with handy hand (gentlespoon's left ladle's' right)
On The Other Foot
balance the diamond
On the Road
balance
Once More With Feeling
neighbors balance right hand
One Fish, Two Fish, Right and Left Through Fish
balance short waves forward/back
Orange Peel
balance wave
Penny’s Calinella Twirl
balance
Pinwheels
balance
balance
Playground Stomp
balance
Raven Joy
balance
Razzle Dazzle
balance
Rip Tide
balance & move forward to new wave on the right diagonal , ...
balance wave, move on the left diagonal to third neighbor
Royal Wedding
balance the ring
balance the ring
Salmonella Evening
balance the ring
Shadow Nova
balance the wave
Smile On
balance and go straight ahead to new neighbor
Spider Jive
neighbors balance by the left
Splashing IN The Waves
same roles balance long wave in center ladles
same roles balance long wave , gentlespoons back out ladles come in
Starburst
neighbors balance by right hands
Stars Over Bethlehem (PA)
balance and ladles move forward to new wave on right diagonal pick...
Steal A Kiss
balance wave
Stepping On The Stars
balance the star and gentlespoons pull-by left too face partner (...
Summer of '84
balance the wave
balance the wave
Sweet Honey
neighbors balance and Star Thru ( inside hands Mans right ladies...
Sweet Pepper Bush
balance wave of four
Tetrahymena Twirl
balance the star
Thanks, Charlie
balance right and left
The Big Bicep
balance forward & back; step forward ⁋
The Farmer's Bride
balance the wave
The Queen Bee
balance the wave - right then left
Together Again
partners balance Dancers must turn enough to face their partners in...
Totally Improper
partners balance left hands
Toulouse- Lautrec
balance long wave and slide nose to nose with partner shifting...
Tranquility
balance
Two Waves, Two Ways
balance short waves
Wave Goodbye to Winter
balance ⁋
Wave Goodbye to Winter Rollaway variation
____ balance ⁋
What That Goes Together Well
partners balance and twirl to swap inside hands
neighbors balance across set inside hands and twirl to swap
Where is Tim's Cup?
partners balance
You Can't Get There From Here
balance the wave
balance
balance the wave

Dances without Balance

Moves Sharing a Dance with Balance

allemande

allemande orbit

balance the ring

box circulate

box the gnat

butterfly whirl

California twirl

chain

circle

custom

do si do

down the hall

form a long wave

form an ocean wave

form long waves

give & take

gyre

hey

long lines

mad robin

meltdown swing

pass by

pass through

petronella

poussette

promenade

pull by dancers

revolving door

right left through

roll away

Rory O'More

slice

slide along set

square through

star

star promenade

swat the flea

swing

turn alone

up the hall

zig zag

Moves Preceding Balance

allemande

balance

balance the ring

box circulate

California twirl

chain

circle

custom

do si do

form an ocean wave

form long waves

gyre

hey

mad robin

meltdown swing

pass by

pass through

petronella

poussette

right left through

roll away

Rory O'More

square through

star

swing

turn alone

up the hall

Moves Following Balance

allemande

balance

balance the ring

box circulate

box the gnat

California twirl

circle

custom

form an ocean wave

give & take

hey

meltdown swing

pass by

pass through

petronella

poussette

pull by dancers

roll away

Rory O'More

star

star promenade

swat the flea

swing