[Callers] ???? Looking for Author of Dance -dancers adjust

Jerome Grisanti via Callers callers at lists.sharedweight.net
Sat Mar 25 11:43:36 PDT 2017

I tend to think of the zig as four beats and the zag as four more. Four
total would be zesty or rushed, depending on the crowd and music.


On Friday, March 24, 2017, Tom Hinds via Callers <
callers at lists.sharedweight.net> wrote:

> I believe that zig left, zag right normally takes 4 beats.  If the dancers
> zag a little farther so men can easily take a left hand that would take an
> additional 2 beats for a total of 6 counts.  I'll confirm the timing this
> Saturday.
> For me there's this issue of how much we ask the dancers to adjust.  It
> seems that asking dancers to adjust is common in English and perhaps less
> common in contra.
> Tom
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Jerome Grisanti

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