Sunday, April 17, 2011

Lesson Plan for April 18, 2011

It's a third Monday, so a technique class.  

• moving with pas de basque
• poussette (quick time)

THE CHEQUERED COURT J8x32  3C (4C set)  Duncan Brown   RSCDS Book 42
 1- 8     1s cross RH and cast down one place; 2s step up bars 3–4.
            1M dance  ½ figure of 8 up while 1W dance ½ figure of 8 down,
             to end facing 1st corners.

9-16    1s dance Corners-Pass-&-Turn with 1st corners.
           1s pull right shoulder back (loop round in centre) to end back-to-back
            facing partner’s 2nd corner (AKA 4th corner).
            1s dance Corners-Pass-&-Turn with partner’s 2nd corners,
            (loop round) to end back-to-back facing own sides
            in Double Triangles position.

17-24   All three couples dance Double Triangles.
            1M end between the 3s, facing 3M;
            1W end between 2s, facing 2W.

25-32   1s dance 6-bar right-shoulder reel of three across the dance (right
             shoulder to 4th corner), ending in 2nd place on opposite sides;
             cross RH to own sides. (end: 2, 1, 3)

FLOWERS OF EDINBURGH    R8x32  3C (4C set)    RSCDS Book 1
  1-8     1W, followed by partner, cast off two places.
            1W dances up behind the men’s side 
             as 1M dances up the middle  to 1st place on opposite sides. 

  9-16   Repeat bars 1-8 with 1M, ending on own sides.

17-24   1s lead down the middle and up.

25-32   1s and 2s couples dance the poussette.

                                                            Virginia Van Scoy, Boston Branch 50
1-8       1s  & 2s dance Set-and-Link, and circle 4H left.
             (In S&L, LH-held: cast up; RH-held: into centre.)

9-16     2s & 1s dance back-to-back (DoSiDos) 
             and turn both-hands into promenade-hold

17-24   2s & 1s dance the first six bars of the Allemande 
            (but replace last two bars by RH turn), 
            ending in centre by turning RH once around
            (ending in centre with RH joined).

25-32   1s & 2s dance the Knot.

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