Slide Thru – Teaching

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Slide Thru

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Choreography for Patter Teaching with Singing Call Options:

Teaching Tips:

Slide Thru
A.) Pass, turn and take near hands.
B.) Boys always turn right and the girls always turn left after they pass.
C.) From normal facing couples it’s like doing a Star Thru with no hands.
D.) Dancers can start to turn the body while passing by, sliding into position; hence “slide” thru.

More teaching suggestions:
— When a Boy and a Girl are facing the end result is a Normal Couple.

Quick quote: “Gent turn right, lady turn left.”

Teaching Standard Applications:

Heads Slide Thru and Pass Thru,
All Slide Thru, Forward and Back,
Slide Thru, Pass Thru, Trade By,
[Slide Thru, Forward and Back, Square Thru Three]
Patter: Allemande Left
Singer: Swing and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Slide Thru, Double Pass Thru,
Cloverleaf,
Centers Pass Thru, Slide Thru,
Forward and Back, Slide Thru,
Patter: Allemande Left, Home
Singer: [Pass Thru, Allemande Left new corner, Come back] to Swing and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Slide Thru Twice, then Touch 1/4
Centers Walk and Dodge,
Right and Left Thru, Veer Left,
Couples Hinge, Centre Couples Trade,
Each four Wheel and Deal, Slide Thru, Pass Thru,
Patter: Allemande Left
Singer: Swing and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Slide Thru, Double Pass Thru,
Centers In, Cast Off 3/4,
Forward and Back, Slide Thru,
Centers Pass Thru, Slide Thru,
New Centers Box the Gnat,
All Slide Thru, Centers Pass Thru,
Patter: Allemande Left, Home
Singer: Swing and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Applying the Ocean Wave Rule:
Heads Pass the Ocean and Slide Thru,
Heads Square Thru Two,
[Dosado to a Wave,] Swing Thru,
Spin the Top, Slide Thru,
Patter: Allemande Left
Singer: Swing and Promenade