Formation: any number of couples in a closed circle.
Steps: side-step, waltz
Music: <http://hds.oocystis.dk/wordpress/?p=459> or any moderate tempo waltz with right structure.
||:1-8:|||(a)||Beginning with ML/WR foot, dance 1 waltz step forward (towards centre of circle) (1), one waltz step backwards (out of centre of circle) (2).
M dance 2 waltz steps on the spot, while leading W on his L side to his R side. W passes in front of and facing M on first waltz step turning one half turn CW (3) and then one half turn CW into place to M's right side on 2nd waltz step (4).
Repeat 3 times. Person on MR/WL's side after 4th iteration is new partner.
|9||(b)||With M facing LOD and W facing RLOD, take two-hand hold with new partner. Beginning with ML/WR foot, take one sidestep towards centre of circle.|
|10||Beginning with MR/WL foot, take one side-step away from centre of circle.|
|11-12||Drop handhold, and beginning with ML/WR foot, dance 2 waltz steps on the spot, M turning CCW, W turning CW (ie away from partner).|
|13||Resume two-hand hold with partner, and beginning with MR/WL foot, take one sidestep away from centre of circle.|
|14||Beginning with ML/WR foot, take one side-step towards centre of circle.|
|15-16||Drop handhold, and beginning with MR/WL foot, dance 2 waltz steps on the spot, M turning CW, W turning CCW.|
|9-10||Resume two-hand hold with partner, and beginning with ML/WR foot, dance two sidesteps towards centre of circle.|
|11-12||And with opposite footwork, dance two sidesteps away from centre of circle.|
|13-16||Take waltz hold with partner, and dance turning waltz, moving in LOD, 4 waltz steps.|
|Repeat from (a) as desired.|
Source: as danced by the Danish Folk Dancers, Toronto, ON
Description: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-09-13, rev. 2013-05-25
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