Category: Trios Facing

Rattlesnake Trio

This is a simple trio designed to get everyone involved and moving quickly.

Facing Trios Patter Ideas

Here are some ideas for freestyle patter calling to facing trios.

Hand Maze Trio

This is an easy trio using an interesting hand clap sequence.


Lots of Dosados.

Toots’ Trio

Lots of diagonal Dosados.

Three Legged Stool

This dance by Calvin Campbell is one of the easier Trios that feature Arm Turns.

T.B.C. Trio (Texas Boys Choir Trio)

This is a good, genderless dance for beginners.

Taos Trio

This is a tricky dance. Save it for a situation where you need something to challenge a Community Dance Group.

Rio Trio

In this trio by Ken Kernen the center dancers arm turn with each of the four end dancers.

Mason’s Apron Trio

This facing trio by Ken Kernen is a simplification of a Scottish Country dance by the same name. It uses “Circle Six”, “Ends Dosado”, and “Centers Star Right with their right-hand two, then Star Left with their left-hand two”. There is a Triplet version.