Tag: Right & Left Thru

Simplicity Contra

This contra is intended to drill a class on Right and Left Thru and Ladies Chain.

Barn Mixer

This mixer features two couple circles and scatter promenade. The original uses Right and Left Thru but there is a simpler option.

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.


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.

Contra – Action

An Alternate Duple appropriate for Community Dancers.

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.

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”.