This is a simple dance appropriate for a Beginner Party.
Category: Proper Lines
Tunnel Contra is a proper contra for 6 couples or less featuring a long tunnel.
Thady You Gander is an 80-count proper contra for 4 couples. It is a tradtional New England dance. It includes lady leads the gents around, gent leads the ladies around, and top couple reel the set.
OXO Alternate is a more difficult version of the OXO Reel. Because only one couple moves to the bottom each time, the mix of dancers in the groups changes each time.
OXO Reel is a proper contra for 6 couples. The OXO refers to Circles and Stars danced simultaneously by the 3 groups of 4.
Kingston Flyer is a proper contra for 4 couples. It features a lady’s train around the gents, and gent’s train around the ladies.
Kid’s Contra is a genderless proper contra. It includes Forward and Back, Arm Turns, and a tunnel.
Farmer’s Jig is a proper contra for 4 couples. It is a traditional Welch folk dance. It includes march up, sashay up, stars and top couple lead down and make an arch.
Clopton Bridge is a 64-count proper contra for four couples. It is an English folk dance. It uses arm turns and stars.
Boston Tea Party is a 64-count proper contra for a maximum of 6 couples. It uses gallop down, arch over men and over ladies, dip and dive, and make an arch.
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