Tag: Ladies Chain

Zig Zag Rotation

This dance is designed for community dancers with some previous contra dance experience. It is challenging!


Slaunch to Donegal

This is a well-known contra for couples facing couples. It has a Slant Left Right and Left Thru.


Skontra

This contra for couples facing couples has a Slant Left Right and Left Thru.


Becket Reel

This contra is appropriate for Community Dancers who have mastered Ladies Chain and Right and Left Thru.


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.


Western Quadrille

This Quadrille has an unusual action of Balancing in a Thar formation.


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.


Wheels Quadrille

Properly prompted and properly danced, this quadrille is an elegant use of Grand Square without partner changes. It also uses both “Ladies Chain” and “Right and Left Thru”.


Merry Mix Up

This quadrille by Ted Sannella uses Ladies Chain, Ladies Chain to the right, and Right and Left Thru.