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  • Alasdair Graham

    Alasdair Graham May 16, 2006, 1:37 p.m. (Message 45297)

    Re: Strip The Willow (square)

    Slightly more detailed instructions (reproduced below) can be found on this 
    Strip the Willow Square
    square. Difficulty: 2
      a.. A1: Heads take ballroom hold, galop across 8 steps, men pass back to 
    back; galop back, women passing back to back.
      b.. A2: Sides ditto.
      c.. B1 and B2: Head men strip the willow using elbow turns: turn each 
    other 3/4 round by right elbow, turn the woman they're facing (that's the 
    one on their right when they started) by the left elbow, turn each other, 
    the woman who was opposite them, each other, the woman who was on their 
    left, each other, own partner. Always right arm to each other, left to 
      d.. C1: All circle left and right.
      e.. C2: Balance twice and swing partner.
     Music: 48-bar jigs
    Some people leave off C1 and C2.
    > Many thanks for the link, Ian
    > In passing, how does one "balance" one's partner
    > Regards
    > Tom Busby
    > Home Counties North
    > Ian Brockbank
    > Sent: Tuesday, May 16, 2006 11:08 AM
    > Instructions are at
    > Cheers,
    > Ian Brockbank
    > Edinburgh, Scotland

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