Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Lesson Plan for June 20, 2011

Dancing continues throughout the summer!

Location: Robin & Helen's barn. Please ring 734.426.0241 for details.

The new things this week for our beginners will be reels of three and strathspey, which we ended up skipping last week. Reels of three are the real stars of the week. 

COLLIE LAW   J8x32   2C (4C set)               R Goldring 24 G & S Dances
 1- 8      1s+2s Advance+Retire, turn RH
9-16     1s+2s dance Allemande
17-24    1s dance fig of 8 round 2s
25-32    2s+1s dance RH across & LH back

DOMINO FIVE   R5x32  5 person Sq. Set with 5th person in centre 
                                                                         D Haynes Carnforth Coll 4
 1- 8      5+1+2 dance RH across, 5+3+4 dance LH across
9-16      5+1+3 dance RSh reel of 3 (5 & 1 pass RSh to start)
17-24    5+4+2 dance LSh reel of 3 (5 & 4pass LSh to start)
25-32     5 changes place with 1 (pass RSh), 1 change pl with 4, 
              4 change pl with 3, 3s change pl with 2 
              & 2 becomes new 5 (similar to Fisherman's Reel)

GET YOURSEL' A TOYBOY!  J8x32    3C (4C set)  
                                                                             J Drewry Stoneywood Coll
 1- 8      1s+2s+3s circle 6H round & back
 9-16     1s+2s dance LH across, 1L dances crosses down between 2s
              & casts up behind 2M to meet partner in Prom hold
              (Lady on Man's right)
17-24   1s dance reel of 3 across with 2s (LSh to 2L to start)
25-32   1s dance in & down, cross to 3rd place own sides & turn 3s on sides
             (Ladies LH & Men RH) 1½ times (turn twice 2nd time through)
 1- 8      All dance reels of 3 on sides (1s in & down to start) 

 9-16    1L followed by partner casts to 3rd place & crosses 
             while 3M followed by partner casts up to 1st place & crosses;
             2s dance RH across (Lady with 3s & Man with 1s)
 17-24   2s pass RSh to dance LH across with other couple,
             1M followed by partner chase back to place 
              while 3L followed by partner do likewise

25-32    All set & turn partner RH; 1s cast to 3rd place 
              as 2s+3s dance up 1 place

THE CRAVEN REEL   R8x32    3C (4C set)      D Haynes Carnforth Coll 5
 1- 8      1L followed by partner cast off 2 places 
              & dance RH across with 3s
9-16     1L followed by partner dance up behind men to original places 
              & dance RH across with 2s
17-24    1s+2s+3s dance RSh reels of 3 on own side (1s & 2s start)
25-32    1L followed by partner cast off 1 place, dance up between 2s, 
               cast down round 2M to end 2nd place own side

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