SET FORMATION   WALTZ  OF  THE  BELLS
        2008    Larry E.Taylor

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    Couples take positions around the perimeter of the dance floor with gents having their
              backs toward the center;  the line of dance is anticlockwise.
    The pattern is also danced free; that is, dance in the available space as other dancers
              dance either the same or another waltz pattern.
    Gents begin forward on the left foot and ladies begin forward on the right foot.
    Balance:  holding right hands at chest height, partners step from one another and
              toward one another.  The step is similar to a rock-step wherein weight is
              transferred to the back foot then closed forward.
    Bar counts (quantities of measures) for patterns are shown in bold.
    Edition of December 25, 2008 Contact larryetaylor@hotmail.com 
 
  SET FORMATION   WALTZES (Variable BARS)
REPEAT "MARKER" holding inside hands, partners step away (diagonally from the line of dance)1;
step back (toward the line of dance and look at partner)1;
repeat the two lines above2;
full turn away from one another (gent anticlockwise, lady clockwise)2;
take crossed hands (rights on top) and slide on (1-2, 1-2) in the line of dance and turn to
          face against the line of dance, taking inside hands2;
step away / step back as above4;
turn away as above2;
slide on as above2;
turn the lady under clockwise once in-place (crossed hands, no change of places)2;
slide on (1-2, 1-2) in the line of dance2;
turn the lady under anticlockwise once in-place (crossed hands, no change of places)2;
slide on (1-2, 1-2) against the line of dance2;
take right-hand-in-right and balance back, up, back and up to a waltz hold4;
house in-place (or onward in the line of dance) in waltz hold, making one revolution4;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   as desired.


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