# Walk and Dodge – Analysis

Mainstream
Walk and Dodge

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Standard Applications:

Hands needed at the start: Neither
Hands held at the end: Adjacent hands to form the resulting Couple or Mini-wave

Body flow at the start: Forward for the trailer and sideways for the leader or as designated.
Body flow at the end: Same as at the start

Good preceding calls for Box Circulate start:
— Touch 1/4
— Cast Off 3/4
— Single Hinge
— Split Circulate

Good following calls for Box Circulate start:
— California Twirl (if normal couples)
— Allemande Left
— Boys (or the walkers) Trade
— Boys (or the walkers) Run

Good preceding calls for Facing Couples start:
(Make sure the body flow leads smoothly into the designated dancer walking.):
— Bend the Line
— Wheel and Deal

Good following calls for Facing Couples start:
— Swing Thru
— Single Hinge
— Cast Off 3/4

Ending Formations for Standard starting Formation and Arrangements:

— a) Right-Hand Parallel Waves, “1” (Boys facing in, Girls facing out): Walk and Dodge
Ends in Lines Facing Out, Normal Couples

— b) Right-Hand Parallel Waves, “2” (Girls facing in, Boys facing out): Walk and Dodge
Ends in Lines Facing Out, Half-Sashayed Couples

— c) Right-Hand 1/4 Box, Boys facing in and Girls facing out: Walk and Dodge
Ends with the four dancers in the box back-to-back in Normal Couples

— d) Squared Set, Normal Couples: Heads Touch 1/4 and Walk and Dodge

— e) Facing Lines, “0” (Normal Couples): Boys Walk and Girls Dodge
Ends in Right-Hand Parallel Waves, “2” (Girls facing in, Boys facing out)

Some Extended Applications:

a) Left-Hand Parallel Waves, “2” (Boys facing out, Girls facing in): Walk and Dodge
Ends in Lines Facing Out, Normal Couples

b) Right-Hand Columns, “0” (GBGB): Each Four Walk and Dodge
Ends in Trade By, Normal Couples

c) Eight Chain Thru, “0” (Normal Couples): Boys Walk and Girls Dodge
Ends in Right-Hand Columns, “1/2” (BGBG):

ARC Rulings (Applications Review Committee of CALLERLAB): None