Re: [Callers] Looking for "fun" dances

2018-02-04 Thread Dale Wilson via Callers
I'll second "Happy as a Cold Pig..." but you have to call it to the right crowd. You need people who won't get upset when "everything went wrong but I still found my partner." You'll see six people stars, three people stars, one person stars! but everyone will be smiling. Dale On Sat, Feb 3,

Re: [Callers] Good dances with challenging timing

2018-02-04 Thread Read Weaver via Callers
I find pretty much any dance that ends with three changes of rights & lefts has people late to the first figure, because they take 8 counts to do those three changes (rather than 6 counts to do the three changes, and 2 counts to move on). Read Weaver Jamaica Plain, MA http://lcfd.org > On Feb

Re: [Callers] Looking for "fun" dances

2018-02-04 Thread K Panton via Callers
(aside: I love this list! So very helpful) RE: The Wheel Bill Olson noted that the dance can be challenging with the ladies in the outside circle, due to their generally shorter arms. Given that the promenade is a long 16 beats, Has anyone tried adding a two hand turn after 12 beats to put the

Re: [Callers] Looking for "fun" dances

2018-02-04 Thread Rich Sbardella via Callers
Why not just have everyone face left and single file promenade instead of circle to the left? The circles are still moving in the opposite direction and right shoulders are adjacent for the Dosido. Rich On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 11:21 PM, K Panton via Callers < callers@lists.sharedweight.net>