A waltz couple mixer written by Dena M. Fresh
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Position: Sicilian circle (couple facing couple around the hall).
Footwork: Opposite throughout, open position.
1-4 BAL FWD; BAL BACK; SOLO TURN (away); TO FACE
In open pos, couples bal fwd and back twd each other; drop
hands and solo turn away (man LF, woman RF) from
partner 3/4 to end facing COH or wall and a different
couple man join hands with woman on R who is
momentarily his new partner.
5-8 BAL FWD; BAL BACK; STAR THROUGH (with original
9-16 Repeat meas 1-8, except couples face opp direction from
where they started. Star through again with original partner,
to end in starting pos.
17-20 STEP TO BANJO; APART; STEP TO SIDECAR; APART
In butterfly pos with opp person, step to banjo pos (R hips
together); step apart; step to sidecar pos (L hips together);
step apart and drop hands.
21-24 WEAVE PASS R SHOULDERS (with opp); L
SHOULDERS WITH NEXT; R SHOULDERS WITH
Count the person you are facing as #1, pass 4 and take the
25-28 Repeat meas 17-20.
29-32 Repeat meas 21-24, to end with original partner in
open pos and facing a new couple.
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