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Maggie Mixer Author: Becky McClain?
Formation: Big circle, mixer
Start as couples facing anti-clockwise round the big circleA1:
Holding inside hands go forward 8 steps; take ballroom hold and chassay 2 steps on, then 2 back.A2:
Turn and walk back 8 steps (now clockwise); chassay 2 steps on, then 2 back.B1:
Counter-marching. ALL TURN LEFT to face partner and march 8 steps in the direction you're facing. (Men and women will be going opposite ways: men anti-clockwise, women clockwise). All turn round and march back to partner.B2:
Do-si-do partner; ALL LOOK LEFT and swing person on L diagonal who becomes new partner.
Novices find it hard to remember to turn left in B1 - explain very carefully.
Music: 32 bar marches