Contra dance: Salute to Richard Wilson, spirals

Salute to Richard Wilson, spirals
Erik Erhardt
Type: Contra
Formation: Duple-Improper
Level: Easy-Int

A1 ———–
(8) Neighbor Left-hand Gypsy
(8) Next Neighbor Right-hand Gypsy
A2 ———–
(8) Original Neighbor Courtesy turn 1-1/4 in place
(8) Ladies Chain to partner
B1 ———–
(8) Ladies allemande Right 1-1/2, WHILE Gents orbit CCW 1/2 (gents keep ladies on their left)
(8) Partner swing
B2 ———–
(8) Balance the ring and spin to the right (petronella)
(8) Balance the ring and Partner California turn

Notes: A1 – Left-hand gypsy has left hand at your waist, palm facing your own hip, and linked palm-to-palm with your neighbor as you gypsy.

Other Notes: The handed-gypsy comes from Richard Wilson’s “Right hand Gypsy”

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