Category: Alternate Duple

ONS Contra (One Night Stand)

This is a relatively simple Alternate Duple using Circles, Stars and Dosado.


One Horse Reel

This is a relatively simple Alternate Duple using Circles, Stars and DoSaDo.


Howell’s Break

This Alternate Duple contra is appropriate for Community Dancers who have mastered Ladies Chain.


Contra – Action

An Alternate Duple appropriate for Community Dancers.


No Touch Contra

This dance was especially written for 6th grade students. It teaches the dancers actives, inactives, and ends cross-over skills.


Jefferson Revisited

This is Bob Dalsemer’s variation on the original Jefferson and Liberty dance. It includes Dosado and Swing.


Jefferson and Liberty

This is probably the historical dance from which the other Jefferson dances evolved.


A Penny Saved

Designed for contra dancers with some experience. The interesting gimmick is the ladies slide across as the gents turn to reverse the Star.


Jefferson’s Reel

This is one of the best Duple Contra options for use at Beginner Dances. It can be danced either as a Proper Duple or an Alternate Duple.