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Suicide Square Formation:
Set dance, Big square - partners side by side around the four walls, roughly equal numbers on each wall, simple, funDifficulty:
|A1:|| Head ends of the room take ballroom hold and galop 8 steps forward, 8 steps back back, preferably right across the room.|
|A2:|| Sides ditto.|
|B1:|| Balance and swing partners.|
|B2:|| Men make an inner circle facing out and moving to their left (clockwise), Women make an outer circle moving to their left (anticlockwise) - then grab a new partner in time for A1! (Lost people go the centre.)|
This is a wild dance for a knees-up in a big squarish room.
32-bar jigs or reels with energy.Thumbnail
: All couples against wall round the room, galops across and back. balance and swing, men do inner circle while women do outer, grab new partner.