Formation: Couples facing couples around the hall like spokes of a wheel
Music: â€œYou Are My Sunshineâ€, Top 25170
Download RTF file: Sunshine Circle
57-64 Â – – – -; Join hands and Circle Left;
Â Â 1-8 Â – – – -; – – Circle Right;
Â 9-16 Â – – – -; – – Right Ends Dosado;
17-24 Â – – – -; – – Left Ends Dosado;
25-32 Â – – – -; – – Star Right;
33-40 Â – – – -; – – Star Left;
41-48 Â – – – -; – – Forward and Back;
49-56 Â – – – -; – – Right Pass Thru;
57-64 Â – – Left Pass Thru; on to the next and Circle Left;
Â Â 1-8 Â Each four dancers join hands and Circle to the Left 8 beats.
Â 9-16 Â Each four dancers Circle to the Right 8 beats.
17-24 Â The dancers who are on the right side of each pair diagonally Dosado.
25-32 Â The dancers who are on the left side of each pair diagonally Dosado.
33-40 Â Each four dancers make a Right-Hand Star and turn it for 8 beats.
41-48 Â The dancers quickly turn toward the center of the star half around and rejoin hand holds to Star Left for 8 beats ending in their original starting position.
49-56 Â Each partner pair of dancers moves forward toward their opposite pair three steps and touches on beat 4 then the pair backs up three steps and touches on beat 8.
57-64 Â Those facing Pass Thru with right sides adjacent (normal Pass Thru) then move on and with the next dancer coming around the circle Pass Thru with left sides adjacent.
Choreography by: (Unknown)
Source: This is one of several variations on a commonly used framework for simple Sicilian Circle dances.
Usage: This is a genderless variation for use at Beginner Dance Parties.
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