Circassian Circle Parts 1 and 2

Part 1

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

Music: 32 bar reels

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 SET AND SWING PARTNERS

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

8 PROMENADE AROUND OPPOSITE COUPLE, PROGRESS FORWARD TO NEW COUPLE.

32 x 5 REPEAT, after last time form large circle, hands joined, ladies on partner's right

Part 2

8 ADVANCE and RETIRE TWICE

4 LADIES ADVANCE and RETIRE

4 MEN ADVANCE and RETIRE

8 SWING NEW PARTNER, Men swing lady on original left hand side

8 PROMENADE around circle with new partner, reform with lady on right

32 x 5 REPEAT