2022-06-05 GP dance

user: Moose Flores

Chicago Shuffle

by: Moose Flores

  • Amazing! Change nothing!

introduces moves: do si do, swing, allemande, petronella, balance the ring, California twirl

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors do si do once as couples
neighbors do si do once
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing
B1 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
partners swing
B2 8
balance & petronella
balance the ring
partners California twirl ⁋

Optional: last time
B1) Long lines forward & back, Gentlespoons allemande left 1 1/2
B2) Partners balance & swing

Variation on Cherokee Shuffle

Crystal Prelude

by: Moose Flores

  • Feels "off" to end with hey. Most were NOT doing a ceilidh swing.

introduces moves: hey, slice, circle, chain, right left through, star

formation: Becket

A1 16
gentlespoons start a full hey - lefts in center, rights on ends
A2 8
slice left and straight back ⁋
circle left 4 places
B1 8
ladles chain to neighbor
right left through
B2 8
star left 3 places
partners swing +
  • left-star to swing is written for a ceili swing, or some variation (or two-hand turn, or regular swing). You might have some demonstrations and ask partners to collaborate on which they would like to try.

The Endless Parade of Nonsense 0.2

by: Moose Flores

  • 4 couples swinging in a line is too much. scrap.

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