Made in the Shade

By Rick Mohr; October 2017

Contra, Duple Improper Caller's Box

Level: Easy/Intermediate


Long lines forward and back (8)

Swing neighbor (8)


Gents allemande left 1 1/2 (8)

Balance partner (4)

Partners pull by right, ladies pull by left (4)


Balance neighbor (4)

Neighbors pull by right, gents pull by left (4)

Swing partner (8)


Circle left 3/4 (8)

Balance the ring (4)

Ladies roll away (along) with neighbor (4)

Hand connection throughout makes this a good dance for newcomers, and the uncommon sequence adds fun for experienced dancers.

The simple-but-satisfying progression is borrowed from Mark Widmer's Newlywed's Jig.