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The Birds and the Bees {2015 version}

by Rick Mohr

Permission: full

Status: deprecated

FormationBase: Grid Square
Progression: Single. One square
PhraseStructure: 8*8*2

Figures:

A1

(8) Heads go forward and back

(8) [Heads] Circle left 3/4

A2

(4) [Heads] Balance ring

(4) [Heads] Partner California twirl

(8) [Heads] Split sides; separate around one; form lines at sides

B1

(8) Lines at sides go forward and back

(8) Women allemande left 1 & 1/2; face corner C2 || Men adjust to form column across the hall

B2

(4) C2 corner balance

(4) In columns across the hall, grand right and left (R;L)

(4) Next opposite balance

(4) In columns across the hall, grand right and left (R;L)

C1

(4) C2 corner balance [with square #2]

(12) C2 corner swing; form square on diagonal [with partner, square #2]

C2

(8) In a square, go forward and back [with square #2]

(8) C3 corner swing [with square #2]

D1

(6) Men star left 3/4 [with square #2]

(2) Partner pull by right

(8) Women star left 1 [with square #2]

D2

(4) Partner balance

(12) Partner swing

Calling Notes:

Alternate for heads and sides.
Appearances: website Mohr