Follow Your Neighbor – Definition

Teaching Resource for FOLLOW YOUR NEIGHBOR

Links:   Standard Analyze Module Teach Other Extend

CALLERLAB Program: Plus

Teaching Order: After (Anything) and Roll

Recently taught calls: Spin Chain the Gears, Track II

Background: Follow Your Neighbor was created in 1968 by Deuce Williams from Dearborn, Michigan. It was in the 1977 recommended Mainstream Plus Two list and it was in the Plus Two list as published in Sets in Order in 1980


Starting formation: Box Circulate, Single 1/4 Tag.

Dance action:

From a Box Circulate: While the Trailers Extend and Arm Turn 3/4, the Leaders move forward in a tight three-quarter (270 degree) circle toward their partner to finish as ends of an ocean wave. Follow Your Neighbor cannot be fractionalized.

From a Single 1/4 Tag: All dancers do the Trailers part (Extend and Arm Turn 3/4).

Ending formations: From a Right-Hand Box Circulate, Follow Your Neighbor ends in a Left-Hand Wave. From a Right-Hand Single 1/4 Tag, Follow Your Neighbor ends in a Right-Hand Wave.

Timing: 6

Styling: Those who Arm Turn 3/4 use a forearm grip, blending at the end of the call into the usual handhold for an ocean wave.

Facing Couples or Ocean Wave Rule: The Facing Couples Rule does not apply.

Link to Taminations: Taminations Follow Your Neighbor