See Saw – Teaching

Basic Part 1
See Saw

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Choreography for Patter Teaching with Singing Call Options:

Teaching Tips:

See Saw
A.) Like a left arm turn without hands.
B.) Have dancers stand left shoulders together then move forward around each other.
C.) Maintain eye contact until you pass.
D.) Use left hand stars turning to simulate the action which is later done without hands.
E.) When preceded with Walk Around the Corner, the actions combined seem like a figure eight.

More teaching suggestions:
— Dancers can pretend they have Velcro on their left shoulder.

Quick quote: ” Left Shoulder”

Teaching Standard Applications:

Circle Left ( 8 beats)
Walk Around the Corner, See Saw your Partner,
Boys Star Right,
Pass Partner, Allemande Left,
Grand Right and Left,
[ Swing ] and Promenade
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Forward and Back
Walk Around the Corner, See Saw Partner,
Gents Star Right,
Turn Partner Left Halfway,
Patter: All Four Ladies Chain 3/4 and Rollaway, Forward and Back at home
Singer: All Four Ladies Chain 3/4, keep her and Promenade