Gyre

Usage

jargon

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

examples

Dance Figure
Heartthrob ( for Donna & Chris)
neighbors gyre 1½ ( gypsy)
40 Mohr Years
ladles gyre once in the center
A Pirate’s Life for Me
neighbors gyre 1¼ to next neighbors ⁋
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 ⁋
At Long Last Swing
partners gyre 1¼
shadows gyre left shoulders once
Bailey's Dream
gentlespoons gyre left shoulders 1½
Blue River
next neighbors gyre left shoulders once
prev neighbors gyre left shoulders once
Chris' Poetic Orangutan
gentlespoons gyre left shoulders once
Chris's Poetic Orangutan
gentlespoons gyre left shoulders once
Diana's Delight
ladles gyre left shoulders 1½
Dipping Dots
partners gyre once
Dipping Dots alternate B1
gentlespoons gyre 1½
Dolphiniums & Daisies
partners gyre once
Dr. Whiting's Delight
gentlespoons gyre once
E.J.M.J.F. in Cincinnati
neighbors gyre ½ and step along set to a new neighbor ⁋
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 Cause
gentlespoons gyre 1½
First of May
partners gyre once
Flirtation Reel
neighbors gyre once
Folklife Flash
next neighbors gyre 1½ ⁋
Frannie's Fabulous Folklife
gentlespoons gyre once in the center
Gateway to Julian #1
ladles gyre left shoulders 1½
Going Our Opposite Waves
partners gyre once
Heart of Joy
neighbors gyre ½
partners gyre ½
Heartbeat Contra
ladles gyre 1½
Highway Hypnosis
next neighbors gyre left shoulders once
Howl at the Moon
ladles gyre 1½
Infinity Continued
partners gyre once
Joseph
partners gyre once end gypsy so gentlespoons are facing in ladles ...
Joyride
neighbors gyre once
Laura's 3/4 Century
partners gyre once
Leave Them Hanging
neighbors gyre once
partners gyre once
Linda's Surprise (for Linda Leslie)
ladles gyre 1¼
gentlespoons gyre left shoulders once, face partner
Living in Zen
partners gyre 1½
Lunt Birthday Waltz
neighbors gyre ½
gentlespoons gyre left shoulders ½
partners gyre once, end in ballroom hold
Mad About You
partners gyre once
Meander
partners gyre once
Melted Butter
ladles gyre 1½; gentlespoons orbit CCW
neighbors gyre left shoulders once
Mutual Enjoyment
partners gyre once around (gypsy) into partner eye's
Natural Fllow
ladles gyre 1½ in center and go to partner
New Beginnings
neighbors gyre 1½ ladles cross set to neighbors and look in eyes...
New Dance Dance Friends
ladles gyre once (New) while gentlespoons cross set clockwise
New Dance Dance Muse
ladles gyre once (Gypsy once around)
New Dance Gem
ladles gyre 1½ gypsy
New Dance Ice cream La Mode
partners gyre once walk around partner staring into partners eyes...
New Dance Locking Hearts
partners gyre once looking into partners eyes , both genders put...
New Dance Swing in' Tern
ladles gyre once in center while gentlespoons cross to partner cw
New Dance Just pass thru
neighbors gyre once neighbors can use there join right hands to...
New Dance Reunited
ladles gyre once in center Gentlespoons cross cw left to partner
New Dance Don's Reel
ladles gyre once gypsy and come back to partner
New Dance Oozing Fun
ladles gyre once in center while move counter clock wise to meet...
One Good Tern Deserves Another Tern
partners gyre once Look into partners eyes
Passing Through
neighbors gyre once
partners gyre once
Pat" s Pick
twos gyre 1½ gaze into partners eyes
Penicillin
partners gyre once meltdown to
Pivot the Line
twos gyre once
Pixie Star
ladles gyre ¾ gentlespoons enter in front of partner
gentlespoons gyre ¾ back to home side ⁋
Poetry in Motion
next neighbors gyre left shoulders once
Porpoiseful Play
ones gyre 1½ shifting down between twos; face gentlespoon two
Reflection
ladles gyre once (ladles gypsy once around gentlespoons go straight...
Request and Receive A
gentlespoons gyre left shoulders 1½ ⁋
Request and Receive B
gentlespoons gyre left shoulders 1½ ⁋
Scooter
ladles gyre once
Shift Happens
partners gyre once
Sleeping With The Hounds
partners gyre once
Springtime in Philly
gentlespoons gyre once
Star Step
ladles gyre ½
Sugarbritches 2.0
ladles gyre 1½
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 Pizza Democracy
ladles gyre left shoulders 1½
The Pizza Democracy variation
ladles gyre left shoulders 1½
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
Trip to Falmouth
ladles gyre 1½
Winter in Summerland
neighbors gyre ½
With Thanks to the Gene
ladles gyre once
Wizard's Walk Ted Steele A2
neighbors gyre 1½
Zest
neighbors gyre once

Dances without Gyre

Moves Sharing a Dance with Gyre

allemande

allemande orbit

balance

balance the ring

box circulate

box the gnat

butterfly whirl

California twirl

chain

circle

contra corners

custom

do si do

dolphin hey

down the hall

figure 8

form an ocean wave

form long waves

gate

give & take

hey

long lines

mad robin

meltdown swing

pass by

pass through

petronella

poussette

promenade

pull by dancers

pull by direction

right left through

roll away

Rory O'More

see saw

slice

slide along set

square through

stand still

star

star promenade

swing

turn alone

up the hall

zig zag

Moves Preceding Gyre

allemande

box the gnat

butterfly whirl

chain

circle

contra corners

custom

do si do

dolphin hey

form an ocean wave

gate

gyre

hey

long lines

meltdown swing

pass by

pass through

poussette

promenade

pull by dancers

right left through

roll away

slice

slide along set

stand still

star

swing

turn alone

up the hall

zig zag

Moves Following Gyre

allemande

allemande orbit

balance

chain

circle

custom

dolphin hey

gyre

hey

mad robin

meltdown swing

pass by

promenade

see saw

slide along set

square through

swing