Thanks to everyone who so generously sent me suggestions for easy dances to use in the fourth slot that I, as a new caller will call at our Toronto Country Dancer's dance that Bev Bernbaum will be calling next Saturday.
I have attached a Word document that has all the dances, some of which are annotated with teaching notes.
I have two requests: I need the details of two dances: First Hey by Paul Balliet, and "Kiss of a Lifetime" bu Peter Stix (I could not find either through an internet search. [A suggestion: Please post the info to the whole list, so once someone has sent the info, others need not bother. Thanks!]
The other request is for suggestions on how to teach a hey. (I am a little bit terrified.)
Please note, that I have not chosen a dance yet, but need to do so by tomorrow, so I cam open to suggestions from the list I sent (including the two above) and any other dances that you think are suitable. [Note: If I am too terrified to teach a Hey, then Bev has graciously offered that I can choose another easy dance, so I am open to suggestions on that front as well.]
Thanks for 'Sharing the Weight', and helping me out! I have learned a lot from you out there in List Serve Land so far, and I am looking forward to more!
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Here are the moves for Mood Swings:
Mood Swings - Sue Rosen Improper
A1: Long lines forward and back
on your way back roll away w/1/2 sashay
(ladies rolling to the right of their Ns along the set)
Gents allemande left 1 1/2
A2: Partner balance and swing
B1: Circle left 3/4 and flatten (see note) into a
1/2 hey (Start pass N by rt sh)
B2: Neighbor balance and swing
After the circle left 3/4 in B1, use two counts of good connection to bring the Gents to the outside of the set facing in and the ladies to the center facing out, ready for the half hey. This action makes Mood Swings a particularly satisfying dance.
Just had a great time at Downeast! the lineup was fantastic!
Learned lots from Rick Mohr and his 'whining walk-throughs
If you've never been to a Rick dance, drop what your doing and go....
now to the task at hand. Does any body have the calls for Shades of Shadracks? I created a dance based on Shadracks
and I dont wish to step on any toes.
(+ its a dance I wish to collect!)