Circassian Circle Part 1 and 2

Formation: Progressive Sicilian, couple facing couple around large circle, ladies on partner's right

Music: 6 x 32 bar reels , 6 x 32 bar jigs

 

Part 1

8

RIGHT AND LEFT THROUGH, pass opposite by Right shoulder to change places, pass partner by left shoulder pass opposite again by right shoulder, pass partner by left shoulder to finish in original place facing partner.

8

BALANCE (SET) AND TURN PARTNERS

8

LADIES CHAIN ACROSS and BACK, keep ladies chain hold with partner

8

PROMENADE AROUND OPPOSITE COUPLE, PROGRESS FORWARD TO NEW COUPLE.

 

REPEAT 5 times and form circle during last promenade, ladies on right, hands joined

 

 

 

Part 2

4

All ADVANCE and RETIRE

4

All ADVANCE and RETIRE

4

LADIES ADVANCE and RETIRE

4

MEN ADVANCE and RETIRE

8

SWING CORNERS

8

PROMENADE with corners, reform circle with lady on right

 

REPEAT 5 times.


Dance Description Copyright Don Richmond  2011
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