[Callers] No thumb allemandes

Michael Fuerst mjerryfuerst at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 2 06:28:48 PDT 2013

In order to ensure the future of  thumb engagement during allemandes, CDSS should be petitioned to seek an appropriate one of each of the following : (1) a  supporting fatwah,  (2) an addition to halakha ,  (3) a papal edict,  (4)  additions to both sruti and smriti and (5)  a sixth niyama
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 From: Colin Hume <colin at colinhume.com>
To: Caller's discussion list <callers at sharedweight.net> 
Sent: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 4:24 AM
Subject: Re: [Callers] No thumb allemandes

On Tue, 2 Jul 2013 10:06:15 +0100, John Sweeney wrote:
> So, for me, the "no thumb allemande" is a good allemande grip but
> with the thumbs NOT interlocked.
> I occasionally meet people in the lines who offer me a flat hand
> with their fingers straight (sometimes even splayed!) for an
> allemande.  Very uncomfortable and useless for zesty dancing.

As usual, I agree with John.

Colin Hume

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