On 30/08/2012 12:17, Laur wrote:
I'm looking for interesting/ fun mixers to use at
a regular dance series. I haven't had the opportunity to collect any mixers while
dancing around this year (they are sometimes few and far between) and so - here I am!
Thanks in advance.
I agree, Borrowdale Exchange is a hoot, no matter the group. Great fun
watching circles form of two or four couples. Once had a five couple one
(ONS), actually said on mic, "This'll be a fun hands across/star!"
A two couple mixer I like, again for many settings, is Set A Crochet
(The Hook Dance). Picked it up from the Ralph Page dance legacy weekend
(15th & 18th) syllabi. I use it for any kind of dance setting. "Regular"
dancers are much quicker to teach it, due to the Ladies Chain, however
that could be substituted.
Tennessee Mixer is fun, as is the Atlantic Mixer (20th RPDLW)
If you like Tom Green's place try John Brown. Yeah, quite funny. I had,
"one of those colour names" from June (we were at a Morris Ale). Also
Peter Foster's Bush Dance pages are highly useful and have some
choreographer attributions missing on others.
I don't seem to have Tennessee Mixer on my netbook or jump drive. From
Men inside facing out, ladies outside facing in
A1 Left diagonal, Allemande left
A2 Right diagonal, Allemande right
Partner do si do
B1 Partner (balance &) swing (?)
B2 Promenade in LOD
Either ladies turn over right shoulder to promenade briefly with the
one behind, OR men move up, can't recall
via Susan Michaels, possibly via Fred Park.
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