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The formation for square dancing composed of four couples facing the center of an imaginary square
Couple 1/Head Couple
their back is to the caller or music
to the right of couple 1
to the right of couple 2, facing couple 1
to the right of couple 3, facing couple 2
couples 1 and 3
couples 2 and 4
the lady to his right.
person to the gent's left and lady's right.
place where you start the dance
Honor Your Partner
gent bows and lady courtesies to their partner.
partners face one another and pass right shoulders, without turning around, gent and lady pass back to back and return to their home.
facing the same direction, partners join right hands and left hands in front of their bodies, and go wherever the caller indicates.
couples link elbows and do a complete turn.
Circle Left/Circle Right
two or more couples join hands and walk or skip in a circle to the left/right.
Grand Right and Left
partners face each other and give right hands to one another. They pass right shoulders, drop hands, and continue walking in the direction they are facing. As the next dancer approaches they join left hand to left hand and walk past to the next dancer. This pattern continues until they reach their partner.
corners join left hands; turn around each other and go back home.
Ladies give right hands to one another, pass right shoulders and give left hand to the opposite gent's left hand. Gent puts his right hand around her waist and turns her forward to face the direction from which she came.
Right Hand/Left Hand Star
all join right or left hands in the center and circle in the direction they are facing
Forward and Back
Ladies take two steps into the center of set, then two steps back to their home.
ladies stay in place and gent walks around her.
Foot of Set
(Dance Virginia Reel) the end of the set furthest from the music.
(Dance Virginia Reel) Head couple meets in the middle of the set and touch right hand to right hand and turn one and half times around. Gent faces the ladies line and the lady faces the gent's line. They do and allemandes left with the outside dancers and return to the middle and join right hands and circle one time. They repeat the reel until they are at the foot of the set.
(Dance Virginia Reel) couple faces other and join both hands. They shuffle down to the foot of the set and back.
Right/Left/Both Hands Around
(Dance Virginia Reel) couple join hands as caller indicates, walk around once and back to place.
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