Wheel Around – Teaching

Basic Part 2
Wheel Around / Reverse Wheel Around

Links: Define Standard Module Analyze Other Extend

Choreography for Patter Teaching with Singing Call Options:

Teaching Tips:

Wheel Around
A) As a couple; turn left face to look at the wall behind you.
B) Use this right as you teach Couples Promenade.
C) Men wheel the lady in front and promenade the other way back.
D) When designated couples do it you must take hands quickly to establish formation.

More teaching suggestions:
— Point out the need for counter dancing by those not turning to allow enough space when the action is in the center.
— Make sure there is good body flow from the preceding call into the Wheel Around or the Reverse Wheel Around

Quick quote for Wheel Around: “Couples left turn around”
Quick quote for Reverse Wheel Around: “Couples right turn around”

Teaching Standard Applications:

[Heads Promenade Halfway,
Down the middle Star Thru and Pass Thru],
Allemande Left, Promenade don’t stop,
Heads Wheel Around, Lines Forward and Back,
Patter: Star Thru, Square Thru Three, Allemande Left
Singer: Square Thru Four, Swing and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Star Thru and Pass Thru,
Each Four Circle Left Halfway,
Centers Arch, Dive Thru,
New Centers Right and Left Thru and Wheel Around,
Patter: Left Allemande
Singer: [ Pass Thru, Left Allemande, Come Back ],
Swing Corner and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Lead Right, Circle to a Line,
Pass Thru, Wheel Around,
Ladies Chain,
Each Four Circle Left 1/4,
Dosado and Pass Thru,
Patter: Left Allemande
Singer: Swing and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Reverse Wheel Around:

Heads Pass Thru and Reverse Wheel Around and Lead Right,
Veer Left, Couples Circulate,
Chain Down the Line,
Two Ladies Chain Across,
All Eight Circle Left,
Patter: Allemande Left and Promenade
Singer: Corner Swing and Promenade
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Heads Right and Left Thru,
Sides Star Thru, Double Pass Thru,
Leaders Reverse Wheel Around, Veer Right,
Couples Circulate, Bend the Line,
Two Ladies Chain,
Patter: Pass Thru, Allemande Left, Face in at home
Singer Pass Thru, Swing Corner and Promenade