Arm Turns – Analysis

Basic Part 1
Arm Turns

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Call Analysis:

Hands needed at the start: Left for a Left Arm Turn; Right for a Right Arm Turn
Hands held at the end: Same as at the start

Body flow at the start: CCW for a Left Arm Turn; CW for a Right Arm Turn
Body flow at the end: Same as at the start

Good preceding calls:
— Allemande Left, Turn Partner Right
— Walk Around the Corner, Turn Partner Left
— Slip the Clutch

Good following calls:
— Turn Partner Left, Four Ladies Star Right

Ending Formations for Standard Starting Formations and Arrangements:

Unless a fraction is given, the ending is a flexible position with dancers still holding their Left or Right arms and waiting for the next call.

Some Extended Applications:

ARC Rulings (Applications Review Committee of CALLERLAB): (none)