Pass to the Center – Teaching

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Pass to the Center

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Choreography for Patter Teaching with Singing Call Options:

Teaching Tips:

Pass to the Center
A.) Pass Thru, new dancers on the outside trade.
B.) Outsiders pass “into” the center.
C.) If you become the new outsider don’t forget to trade.

More teaching suggestions:

— The word “center” reminds you that everyone must end facing towards the center.

Quick quote: “Pass Thru and the outsides Partner Trade”

Teaching Standard Applications:

Heads Star Thru and Pass Thru,
Right and Left Thru, Pass to the Center,
Centers [ Dosado and ] Pass Thru,
Swing Thru and Boys Trade,
Patter: Half Circulate, Turn Thru, Allemande Left, face in at Home
Singer: Swing and Promenade
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Heads Lead Right, Pass to the Center,
Centers Square Thru Three,
Pass to the Center, Double Pass Thru,
First Couple Go Left, Next Couple Go Right,
Star Thru, Pass Thru,
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade
Singer: Swing and Promenade
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Heads Lead Right, Pass to the Center,
Centers Square Thru Three,
Left Swing Thru, Girls Run, Bend the Line,
Flutterwheel and Sweep a Quarter,
Pass Thru,
Patter: Allemande Left, Promenade
Singer: Swing and Promenade
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Half-Sashayed on Outside:
Heads Promenade Half,
Right and Left Thru and Rollaway,
Sides Lead Right, [ Dosado ],
Pass to the Center,
Centers Swing Thru, Extend,
Patter: Girls Trade, Girls Cross Run, Allemande Left, Promenade
Singer: Men Run (or Swing), Promenade
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