All Spice Mixer
Formation: Single circle of couples all facing the center of the hall with adjacent hands joined
Music: “Gingersnap” on Grenn 15015
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57-64 – – – -; – – Circle Right;
1-8 – – Side, Close, twice; – – Circle Right;
9-16 – – Side, Close, twice; – – Ladies in;
17-24 – – Curtsey and back out to left; – – Gents in;
25-32 – – Bow and back out to right; – – Circle Right;
1-8 All dancers join hands in a big circle and beginning on the right foot Circle to the Right four steps. Dancers individually face to the center of the hall and continue to move to the right by stepping sideways to the right on the right foot, closing the left foot beside the right foot, stepping sideways to the right on the right foot, and closing the left foot beside the right foot.
9-16 Repeat beats 1-8.
17-24 ust the ladies walk toward the center of the circle and curtsey on the fourth step. The ladies then back away from the center of the circle four steps moving diagonally to their left to stand between their former partner on the right and a new man on the left.
25-32 Just the men walk toward the center of the circle and bow on the fourth step. The men then back away from the center of the circle four steps moving diagonally to their right to stand between two new ladies. Everyone has moved around the circle two positions away from their former partner.
Choreography by: Bob Howell, Ohio
Source: Printed in Dancing For Busy People, page 257 and in the CDP Handbook.
Usage: This is a simple mixer with just a bit of footwork and some over the shoulder checking to back into the correct location.
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