# Circle Left / Circle Right – Analysis

Basic Part 1
Circle Left / Circle Right

Links: Define Standard Module Teach Other

Call Analysis:

Hands needed at the start: Both or they might be already joined.
Hands held at the end: Both

Body flow at the start: Clockwise for Circle Left, Counterclockwise for Circle Right
Body flow at the end: same as at start

Good preceding calls:
— Join Hands
— Forward and Back

Good following calls:
— Forward and Back
— Face Partner for a Dosado, or for a Grand Right and Left
— Face Corner for an Allemande Left
— All 8 Circle Left, Men Star Right
— All 8 Circle Right, Ladies Star Left

Ending Formations for Standard Starting Formations and Arrangements:

a) Static Square, Normal Couples: Circle Left
Ends as an In-Facing Circle of 8, Normal Couples

b) Facing Lines, Normal Couples: Circle Left
Ends as an In-Facing Circle of 8, Normal Couples

c) Eight Chain Thru, Normal Couples: Each 4 Circle Left or Right
If a full or half circle, it ends in Eight Chain Thru, Normal Couples
If a 1/4 or 3/4 circle, it ends in Facing Lines, Normal Couples

d) Facing Lines, Normal Couples: Each 4 Circle Left or Right
If a full or half circle, it ends in Facing Lines, Normal Couples
If a 1/4 or 3/4 circle, it ends in Eight Chain Thru, Normal Couples

e) Facing Lines or Eight Chain Thru, Normal Couples: Single Circle Left halfway
Ends in Facing Lines or Eight Chain Thru respectively, Half-sashayed Couples.

Some Extended Applications:

a) Head Ladies with the Couple on their right: Circle Left once around
Ends in Circles of 3 or caller can call back to a Static Square, Normal Couples

b) Head Gents with the Couple on their left: Circle Left once around
Ends in Circles of 3, or caller can call back to a Static Square, Normal Couples

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