Country: Swedish-speaking parts of Finland
Type: couple dance
Formation: couples scattered about dance floor. Open waist-shoulder hold or waltz hold.
Steps: described below
Music: any good Finnish polkka
|Introductory steps: brisk walking steps, in LOD to find a likely spot for the turning portion|
bar: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Woman: RLR L ^ both RLR L ^ both RLR L ^ Man: both RLR L ^ both RLR L ^ both RLRNote: turn is CCW on the spot. W dances forward, M backward.
Note 2: '^' denotes a small leap.
Source: taught to L Ruus by Bob Fraley, 1977
Description: Laine Ruus, Vancouver, 1977
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-06-11
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