Hi Luke, I think this is a great accessible dance. Flow is fine, and I actually feel that getting too much "rightward" muscle memory is not a good thing. Symmetry is better for our bodies in the long run. So FWIW, thumbs up for me. And I will try it out at one of my next two gigs 3/8 or 3/13.
Regards, Greg On Fri, Mar 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM Luke Donforth via Callers < firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Hi all, > > I was thinking about standard transitions; and how similar flows could > possibly be created while still adding variation to our dance diet. > > Chain-> (1x or 1/2) hey -> balance and swing works well; but gyre & swing > doesn't work well there, because you've set up left shoulder at the end of > the hey. > > allemande left -> (1x or 1/2) hey -> (gyre &) swing works reasonably, > because you've set up the other shoulder in the hey. > > What about coming into the hey from a Sea-Saw? For instance: > > Contra/Improper > > A1 ----------- > (16) Neighbor gyre and swing > A2 ----------- > (8) Promenade across the Set > (8) Ladies Sea-Saw 1.5x > B1 ----------- > (8) 1/2 Hey, ladies passing partner right shoulders > (8) Partner swing > B2 ----------- > (8) Long lines, forward and back > (8) Ladies allemande Left 1-1/2 > > I think that flows well, but I don't have dancers to play with at the > moment. If anyone more used to dancing the traditional ladies roll wants to > talk about muscle memory and flow, I'd appreciate it. Would the sea saw and > left allemande just be too outside the realm of familiar to be fun? > > Assuming this is a new composition that works, I'll call it Sinister > Ravens. > > Thanks for your thoughts. > > > -- > Luke Donforth > luke.donfo...@gmail.com <luke.do...@gmail.com> > _______________________________________________ > List Name: Callers mailing list > List Address: Callers@lists.sharedweight.net > Archives: https://email@example.com/ >
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