Love em and Leave em

Original version (4 couples) written by Noreen Grunseit 1984

Formation: Circular Set 6 couples, Top, Side, Top, Side, Top, Side around set

Music: 6 x 64 bar jigs Suggested tunes: Lark in the Morning, Athol Highlanders

4

Introduction , couples take lower promenade hold

4

Tops in, Sides around (Tops adv/retire, Sides dance outside set to next side place on right)

4

Sides in, Tops around to next top place

4

Tops in, Sides around to next side place

4

Sides in, Tops around to next top place

2

Tops advance take corner top person in ballroom hold

2

Tops sidestep to mans's left out through closest side couple for 4 steps

4

Polka 1/6 way round set to man's position (anti-clockwise).

2

Sides advance take corner (side person) in ballroom hold

2

Sides sidestep to man's left out through closest top couple for 4 steps

4

Polka 1/6 way round set to man's position

2

Tops join inside hands, walk in 4 steps, join hands to form circle with opposite couple

3

Circle left (walking) for 6 steps

3

Men swing lady on left out to 2nd top place (two hand open turn)

2

Sides walk in 4 steps, join hands to form circle

3

Circle left for 6 steps

3

Men swing lady on left out to 2nd side place

4

Top Ladies Chain to next Top man on left

4

Side Ladies Chain to next side man on left

8

Men cast 1 place to right and promenade around set with next lady (top & side, side & top)

320

Repeat 5 times

 

Dance Description Copyright Don Richmond  2011
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