I don't recall anyone saying 'whirl her around'. That would imply the gent is
not moving - which is not the case. I usually just say 'butterfly whirl'. When I
teach, I occasionally show the problem if they let the ladies role do all the traveling.
On Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 2:44:55 PM CST, Ron Blechner
Often accompanied by "... And whirl/reel her around" (again, both butterfly
whirl / courtesy turn / a few other moves).
(Thanks for helping me clarify!)
On Nov 22, 2017 3:21 PM, "Mac Mckeever" <macmck(a)ymail.com> wrote:
I have always considered that terminology to refer to picking up someone as you would a
hitchhiker, not physically lifting someone. I don't see it as having anything to do
with who is doing what work.
On Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 2:15:38 PM CST, Ron Blechner via Callers
<callers(a)lists.sharedweightght. net> wrote:
A quick question:
How many callers believe that one role does the majority of the work in a courtesy turn or
a butterfly whirl? If so, can you explain how the shared weight that differs from an
I've always been taught about shared weight being essential in all contra moves, and I
guess I'm still surprised when I hear callers prompt "pick her up and take her to
the other side" as if the person in lady/raven role is not giving any weight. (Or
similar one-role-biased prompting.)
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