Gyre

Usage

jargon

related figures: facing star
formal parameters: who, shoulder, circling, beats

examples

Dance Figure
A.O.'s No-No
next neighbors gyre left shoulders once around and return to...
All You Can Eat
next neighbors gyre once
neighbors gyre left shoulders once
Bailey's Dream
gentlespoons gyre left shoulders 1½
Chris' Poetic Orangutan
gentlespoons gyre left shoulders once
Diana's Delight
ladles gyre left shoulders 1½
Dolphiniums & Daisies
partners gyre once
Dr. Whiting's Delight
gentlespoons gyre once
Fairport Harbor Hey B2
next neighbors gyre once
Fairport Harbor pass through B2
next neighbors gyre once
Fat Bear's Reel
partners gyre 1½
First of May
partners gyre once
Gateway to Julian #1
ladles gyre left shoulders 1½
Going Our Opposite Waves
partners gyre once
Heartbeat Contra
ladles gyre 1½
Highway Hypnosis
____ gyre left shoulders once NEXT neighbor
Howl at the Moon
ladles gyre 1½
Infinity Continued
partners gyre once
Joyride
neighbors gyre once
Laura's 3/4 Century
partners gyre once
Linda's Surprise (for Linda Leslie)
ladles gyre 1¼
gentlespoons gyre left shoulders once, face partner
Lunt Birthday Waltz
neighbors gyre ½
gentlespoons gyre left shoulders ½
partners gyre once, end in ballroom hold
Mad About You
partners gyre once
Passing Through
neighbors gyre once
partners gyre once
Penicillin
partners gyre once meltdown to
Poetry in Motion
next neighbors gyre left shoulders once
Scooter
ladles gyre once
Shift Happens
partners gyre once
Sleeping With The Hounds
partners gyre once
Star Step
ladles gyre ½
Taнцуем We Are Dancing
neighbors gyre once
The Erik Effect
partners gyre once
The Fabulous Couple
next neighbors gyre once (new neighbor may be a bit to the left)
The Joy of Six
neighbors gyre once
The Menagerie
partners gyre once
The S & S Connection
ladles gyre once
The Traffic on Chestnut is Terrible
neighbors gyre left shoulders 1½
Tilt-A-Whirl
____ gyre 1¼ for all four +
Triassic Poetry
next neighbors gyre left shoulders once
Truffles for Breakfast
ladles gyre once, gents fall in behind to chase to other side
Where's Alex?
3rd neighbors gyre left shoulders once
Winter in Summerland
neighbors gyre ½
Wizard's Walk Ted Steele A2
neighbors gyre 1½

Dances without Gyre

Moves Sharing a Dance with Gyre

allemande

allemande orbit

balance

balance the ring

box the gnat

butterfly whirl

California twirl

chain

circle

custom

do si do

figure 8

form an ocean wave

gate

give & take

hey

long lines

mad robin

meltdown swing

pass by

pass through

petronella

poussette

progress

promenade

pull by dancers

right left through

roll away

Rory O'More

slice

slide along set

star

star promenade

swing

turn alone