Thompson Valley Stars

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Call Timing Video Square Dance Lessons
Courtesy of Saddlebrooke Squares Tuscon, Arizona
8 Chain 4/Thru BOX = 20 , 4 HANDS = 10 Eight Chain Thru
All around the left hand lady 8 All Around the Corner
Allemande thar SS FROM AL. LEFT = 12 Thar Family
Allemande left FULL AROUND = 8 , ( 1/2. = 4 ) Allemande Left
Bend the line 4 Bend the Line
Box the gnat 4 from point of contact Box the Gnat
California twirl 4 California Twirl
Cast off 3/4 6 Cast Off Three Quarters
Centers in 2 Centers In
Chains SS 2 LADIES = 8 , ( 3/4 = 10 ) , DOWN THE LINE = 8 Ladies Chain Family
Circle to a line 8 Circle to a Line
Circle SS FULL = 16, (1/2. = 8) BOX FULL =  8 , (1/2. = 4 ) Circle Family
Circulates 4 Circulate Family
Clover leaf 6 – 8 , ( 4 people = 6) Cloverleaf
Courtesy turn 4 Courtesy Turn
Dive thru 2 + CAL. TWL = 6 Dive Thru
Dixi style ocean wave 6 Dixie Style to an Ocean Wave
Dopaso SS WITH CRTSY TURN = 16 ,  TO NEXT CALL = 12 Do Paso
Dosado SS CORNER = 6 , ACROSS SET = 8 Dosado / Dosado to a Wave
Double pass thru 4 Double Pass Thru
Extend 2 Extend
Ferris wheel 6 Ferris Wheel
Flutter wheel 8 , ALL 4 LADIES = 12 Flutterwheel Family
Fold 2 , cross fold =  4 Fold Family
Forward & back SS = 8 , HEADS = 8 , BALANCE = 4 Forward & Back
Grand square 32 Grand Square
Half sashay 4 , ROLL AWY = 4 , [L] IN [M] SASHAY = 4 Half Sashay Family
Hinge CPLS =  3 , SINGLE =  2 Hinge Family
Lead right 4 Lead Right / Lead Left
Ocean wave (formation) EACH TURN = 4 , BAL = 4 Ocean Wave Family
Pass thru ACROSS THE SET =  4 , BOX =  2 Pass Thru
Pass the ocean 4 Pass the Ocean
Pass to the center BOX = 2 , WITH TRADE = 6 Pass to the Center
Promenade SS FULL = 16 , ( 1/2. = 8 ) , 4 people inside = 8 Promenade Family
Recycle 4 Recycle
Right & left thru SS HEADS = 8 , BOX OR OCEAN WAVE = 6 Right and Left Thru
Right & left grand 10 Right and Left Grand Family
Run OCEAN WAVE CENTERS OR ENDS   =  4, CROSS RUN = 6 Run Family
Scoot back FROM OCEAN WAVE =  6 Scoot Back
See saw 8 See Saw
Separate 0 Separate
Shoot the star 4 , FULL ARND = 8 Shoot the Star
Slide thru SS HEADS = 6 , BOX =  4 Slide Thru
Slip the clutch 2 Slip the Clutch
Spin chain thru BOX = 16 Spin Chain Thru
Spin the top 8 from point of contact Spin the Top
Split BOX TO A LINE = 4, TO HOME = 6 ,[H] PS —-> ARND 2=8 Split Two
Square thru BOX 4 PEOPLE FULL   = 8 , ( 3/4 = 6 ) , (1/2. = 4 ), ( 1/4 = 2 )
SS 4 PEOPLE FULL = 10 ( 3/4 = 8 ), ( 1/2. = 6 )  ( 1/4 = 4 )
Square Thru Family
Star thru 4 from point of contact Star Thru
Star promenade 4 COUPLES FULL = 12 , ( 1/2. = 6 ) BCK OUT AT HOME + 4 Star Promenade
Stars 4 PEOPLE FULL = 8 , ( 1/2. = 4 ) (1/4 = 2 ) Star Family
Sweep 1/4 2 , 4 COUPLES = 4 Sweep a Quarter
Swing 4 to 8 Swing
Swing thru 6 from point of contact Swing Thru Family
Tags – facing lines FULL 8 , 1/2. = 6 ,( 2 FL – FULL = 6 ) , HALF = 4 Tag the Line
Touch 1/4 2 Touch a Quarter
Trade by 4 Trade By
Trades PARTNER = 4 , COUPLES = 6 Trade Family
Turn thru 4 from point of contact Turn Thru
U turn back 2 Turn Back Family
Veer left or right BOX = 2 , SS HEADS = 4 Veer Family
Walk & dodge 4 Walk and Dodge
Weave the ring 10 Weave the Ring
Wheel around 4 Wheel Around
Wheel & deal 4 Wheel & Deal Family
Zoom 4 Zoom
SS = Squared Set
 
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