Courtesy Turn – Teaching

Basic Part 1
Courtesy Turn

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Choreography for Patter Teaching with Singing Call Options:

Teaching Tips:

Courtesy Turn
A.) Join left hands boy palms up, girl palms down.
B.) As a couple, left face wheel around to face in.
C.) Girls’ right hand is used as a target for the boys to reach for.
D.) Do not grip hands.

More teaching suggestions:

Quick quote: “Lady’s left in Gent’s left, Gent scoop her around”

Teaching Standard Applications:

Heads Pass Thru and Courtesy Turn
Sides Pass Thru and Courtesy Turn
Forward and Back
All Eight Circle Left
Patter: Allemande Left and Promenade (or Circle half around to home)
Singer: Ladies In, Men Sashay, Allemande Left (new corner), Swing and Promenade
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Heads Pass Thru and Courtesy Turn
Sides Pass Thru and Courtesy Turn
Forward and Back
Four Ladies make a Right-hand Star to your corner
Gents reach in and Courtesy Turn that Lady
Patter: Ladies Rollaway, Circle Left, Allemande Left, Promenade
Singer: Into a Promenade
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Heads Promenade Half,
Heads Pass Thru and Courtesy Turn
Sides Promenade Half,
Sides Pass Thru and Courtesy Turn
Forward and Back
Patter: (home)
Singer: Allemande Left, hold on and Promenade