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Friday Flourish: Square-through with Hands
This week's flourish is an embellishment on a square-through, where you keep connection with the person traveling with you the entire time. As with any trick involving twisting your own arm behind your back, realize that THE PERSON WHOSE HAND & BACK IT IS controls that move -- the other person's grip should be loose enough that the person with their hand behind their back can find where is comfortable as some people are more flexible than others, and they know where they fall on that spectrum. We do not want wrenched shoulders!
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11/24/2012 01:43:09 pm
If you want to avoid the hand behind your back effect, you can also flip your arm over, turn under your own arm (or is it turn her under your arm? Hrmmm...), and keep the arm in front of you. Then the second half of the square through looks like the first half, and you don't need to unwrap yourself at the end..
11/28/2012 04:38:50 am
I do it the same way Jess does. And it's generally the gent has to turn under his own arm, and that's pretty easy. Watch it though - the other couple may do it too!
11/27/2012 02:07:09 pm
I came up with this move on my own the other night. So did the couple opposite us. At the same time. Hilarity ensued.
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