This week's flourish is one that was pulled out on me by a dancer from Tampa, FL. (Thanks!) It's a relatively simple way to switch from one role to the other with your partner, although you need to be sure to grab your partner's correct hand (I didn't the first few times...oops). Fortunately we figured this out, and after a couple of tries my partner and I were able to use this switch back and forth as we progressed through the line.
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Friday Flourishes are on indefinite hiatus as of April 2013, but our previous 100+ videos can still be found on YouTube. Feel free to send more our way, though -- we will still post these sporadically as our schedules permit.
I dance with abandon. I play with glowsticks. I look for music that is conducive to one or both. I play behind cameras. I write about all of the above. I'm based in Glen Echo's contra dance community outside of Washington, D.C., but I'm happy to go dance gypsy when I can. Lather, rinse, repeat. Always repeat.
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