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  Welcome to the class notes directory!

    This page is often under construction;
    more links and animations may be added soon...    (Last update: 2/14/2024)

Our new dancers are doing great! We continue to add a few calls each week.

A note to our Plus dancers:
Given that all the Plus calls have been introduced to last
year's class, the check marks in the Plus list have been reset.
Plus practice continues in the hour from 6:30 to 7:30, after which
this year's class gets their turn.

The check marks continue to pop up in the Basic, Mainstream and
(eventually), Plus lists below; calls will be marked as they are
introduced to our new dancers.

New (2023) Class:
   February 6:
     Separate, go around one or two to the middle
     Split the outside 2
   February 13:
     Backtrack
     Separate, go around one or two to a line
     Touch 1/4
     Single file (Column) Circulate
   February 20:
     Review and catch up
     (We had some dancers who missed a few weeks)
   
   
Continuing (2022) Class:
   Practice! Practice! Practice!:
   
     
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     

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Basic Program - Part A (2023 Class)

   ●   Naming of positions within the square
   ●   Circle - Right/left, All 8 or as named
   ●   Move Forward and Back
   ●   Dosado
   ●   Swing
   ●   Promenade (As Couples)
   ●   Promenade (Single File)
   ●   Star Promenade
   ●   Allemande Left
   ●   Arm Turns
   ●   Right and Left Grand
   ●   Weave The Ring
   ●   Right and Left Hand Stars
   ●   Pass Thru
   ●   Half Sashay
   ●   Rollaway
   ●   Ladies In, Men Sashay
   ●   U-Turn Back
   ●   Backtrack
   ●   Separate Around 1 or 2
   ●   Split Two
   ●   Courtesy Turn
   ●   Two Ladies Chain
   ●   Four Ladies Chain
   ●   Chain Down The Line
   ●   Do Paso
   ●   Lead Right
   ●   Veer Left (or Right)
   ●   Bend the Line
   ●   Circulates from two faced lines (general)
   ●   --- Couples Circulate
   ●   --- Ends (Boys) Circulate
   ●   --- Centers (Girls) Circulate
   ●   Circulates from ocean waves (general)
   ●   --- Ends Circulate
   ●   --- Centers Circulate
   ●   --- All Eight Circulate
   ●   --- Split Circulate (from a wave)
   ●   Circulates from columns (general)
   ●   --- Column (or Single File) Circulate
   ●   --- Split Circulate (from a column)
   ●   Right and Left Thru
   ●   Grand Square
   ●   Star Thru
   ●   Double Pass Thru
   ●   First Couple Left, Next Couple Right
   ●   California Twirl
   ●   Walk around your corner
   ●   SeeSaw
   ●   Square Through
   ●   Circle to a line
   ●   Dive Thru
   ●   Substitute (Not on the Basic/MS list)



Basic Program - Part B

   ●   Wheel Around
   ●   Box the Gnat
   ●   General notes on Trade
      ●   Couples Trade
      ●   Ends (Boys) Trade (In 2 faced lines)
      ●   Girls Trade (In a normal line)
      ●   Centers (Girls) Trade (In a wave)
      ●   Partner Trade
   ●   Ocean Waves
   ●   Balance the Wave
   ●   The Alamo Ring
   ●   Swing Thru in an Alamo Ring
   ●   Swing Thru in Ocean Waves
   ●   Run
      ●   Run (in lines or waves)
      ●   Cross Run
   ●   Pass The Ocean
   ●   Extend
   ●   Wheel and Deal (from 2 faced lines)
   ●   Wheel and Deal (from normal lines)
   ●   Zoom
   ●   Flutter Wheel
   ●   Reverse Flutter Wheel
   ●   Sweep a Quarter
   ●   Trade By
   ●   Touch a Quarter
   ●   Ferris Wheel



Mainstream Program

   ●   Cloverleaf
   ●   Turn Thru
   ●   Eight Chain Thru
   ●   Pass To The Center
   ●   Allemande Thar (a formation)
   ●   Allemande Left to an Allemande Thar
   ●   Wrong Way Thar
   ●   Slip The Clutch
   ●   Shoot The Star
   ●   Hinge
   ●   Hinge (Couples)
   ●   Centers In
   ●   Cast Off 3/4 (from lines)
   ●   Cast Off 3/4 (from waves or mini-waves)
   ●   Spin The Top
   ●   Walk and Dodge
   ●   Slide Thru
      ●   Slide Thru (Same sex)
   ●   Fold
   ●   Cross Fold
   ●   Dixie Style to a Wave
   ●   Spin Chain Thru
   ●   Tag The Line
      ●   Fractional: Quarter Tag
      ●   Fractional: Half Tag
      ●   Fractional: Three Quarter Tag
   ●   Scoot Back
   ●   Recycle



Plus Program

   ●   Acey Deucey
   ●   Spin Chain the Gears
   ●   Grand Swing Thru
   ●   Triple Scoot
   ●   Teacup Chain
   ●   Ping Pong Circulate
   ●   Load The Boat
   ●   Peel Off
   ●   Coordinate
   ●   (Anything) and Spread
   ●   Track II
   ●   (Anything) and Roll
   ●   Follow Your Neighbor
   ●   Fan the Top
   ●   Dixie Grand
   ●   Spin Chain and Exchange the Gears
   ●   Explode the Wave
   ●   Explode and (Anything)
   ●   Crossfire
   ●   Relay the Deucey
   ●   Linear Cycle
   ●   Peel the Top
   ●   The Diamond - A new formation
   ●   Diamond Circulate
   ●   Cut the Diamond
   ●   Single Circle to a Wave
   ●   Trade the Wave
   ●   Flip the Diamond
   ●   All 8 Spin the Top
   ●   Chase Right