Promenade – Single File – Analysis

Basic Part 1
Promenade – Single File

Links:   Define Standard Module Teach Other Extend

Call Analysis:

Hands needed at the start: Neither
Hands held at the end: Neither

Body flow at the start: Forward and CCW
Body flow at the end: Forward and CCW

Good preceding calls:
— Circle Right
— Forward and Back

Good following calls:
— Partner Swing

Ending Formations for Standard Starting Formations and Arrangements:

a) Static Square, Normal Couples: Boys Promenade Inside to face your partner
Ends close to a Grand Right and Left Circle

Some Extended Applications:

a) Left Hand Column, BGBG in Sequence: Single File Promenade Home
Ends in a Static Square

ARC Rulings (Applications Review Committee of CALLERLAB):

Promenade Family (July/August 2005)

Q: The following calls were used from a Static Square: “Heads Square Thru Three, Face Right and Single File Promenade 1/4.” After the dancers have executed the call “Single File Promenade Outside One Quarter”, are they to remain in Single File or should they face in?

A: The last command was to promenade Single File and the dancers should stay in this formation until the next command is given. The definition states that the dancers will move forward around the circle as directed.