Formation: All dancers in one big circle facing the center. Concentric Circles may be used for large groups.
Music: Select something lively that fits both the environment and your style. It should have strong eight-beat phrasing. Latin music works well.
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29-32 – – – -; – – Circle Left;
1-8 – – – -; – – Forward and Back;
9-16 – – – -; – – Circle Right;
17-24 – – – -; – – Forward and Back;
25-32 – – – -; – Clap three front, three back;
33-40 – and five front; – Right Solo Turn;
41-48 – – – -; – Clap three, three and five;
49-56 – – – -; – Left Solo Turn;
57-64 – – – -; – – Circle Left;
1-8 All dancers move to the left in the big circle for eight steps. Joining hands while circling is optional.
9-16 All dancers move towards the center of the circle four steps and then backup four steps.
17-24 All dancers move to the right in the big circle for eight steps.
25-32 Dancers move forward and back again repeating the action of counts 9-16.
33-40 Each dancer quickly claps their hands in front three times, then behind their back three times and then in front five times. If reaching behind is impossible then slap hips three times.
41-48 Each dancer turns individually to their right once around with their right arm up pointing to the ceiling. Youth dancers like to turn twice around.
49-56 Each dancer repeats the Claps in counts 33-40.
57-64 Each dancer turns individually to their left once around with their left arm up pointing to the ceiling.
Choreography by: Bob Riggs, Centennial, Colorado
Source: Printed in CD Journal, December 2009
Usage: This is a no partner circle dance designed to get everyone up and dancing quickly.
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