A Barn Dance Repertoire
by Thomas Green
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Circle Waltz

Big circle
Difficulty:  1
Style:  English
Big circle OR small circles of 4 or 5 couples.

A1: Take hands round the circle and balance in and out; men keep hold of neighbour and wheel her round to partner's place (men stepping back) to reform the circle.  Do that again.
A2: All that again.
B1: The 4th person is your new partner.  Take inside hands (or both), sway in, sway back, sway in and turn away from each other (man left, woman right) to finish facing out.  Do the same again outwards - sway out, sway in, sway out and turn.
B2: Ballroom hold: chassay 2 steps in and 2 out.  Waltz on round the circle, then reform the circle and start again.


Music:  32-bar waltzes