Tag: Swing

Simplicity Contra

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


Honor Among Thieves

This contra by Penn Fix has a chase sequence taken from a traditional square dance figure.


Constant Contra

This double progression contra by Mitch Pingle has “With the new lady on the right and Half Promenade”.


Arm Turn Contra

This contra by Calving Campbell has an unusual pattern which requires a careful reading of the description.


A Nice Combination

A contra by Gene Hubert for experienced community dancers.


Red Wing Mixer

This big circle dance moves each dancer four positions during each 64 counts. It can work with almost any strongly phrased singing call record with a 4/4 beat such as a march tune.


Barn Mixer

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


Push Ole Ma and Pa

Here are two versions of a simple and clever Traditional Square that features Separate around behind, Push someone in, and Swing.


Tunnel Contra

Tunnel Contra is a proper contra for 6 couples or less featuring a long tunnel.


E-Z Mixer (Sherbrooke)

This is a simple mixer designed to quickly get everyone dancing.