Contra dance: Raspberry Smoothie

Raspberry Smoothie
by Erik B. Erhardt, 2010.07.25

Becket, intermediate

[Pulses Call]
8 Neighbor Right-hand Balance and Box the Knat (hold hand and place it into …)
8 Right-hand star 1 (lady partner in lead)
4 Partner Right Allemande 3/4
4 Gents Left Allemande 1/2 in center
8 Neighbor Swing
8 Ladies Do-sa-do 1-1/2
8 Partner Swing
8 Ring Balance, Petronella turn one place to the right
4 Ring Balance
2 Pass through up-and-down
2 New Neighbors Right hand Star 1/4 (R hand to opposite gender new neighbor only to turn to face across)

Dance Notes:

  • Smooth, swinging, then balancing.
  • This dance is for Mia Bertelli who makes an amazing smoothie with raspberries from her garden, and who likes smooth transitions and lots of swinging.
  • Not yet danced.

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