Gustavs skål

Country: Korpo, Finland
Type: couple mixer
Formation: any number of couples in an open circle, partners facing, hands on hips
Steps: stamp, step-hop

    Dance progression
1   All face partner and stamp with L (1:1), R (1:2), L (1:3) foot.
2   All clap own hands 3 times.
3-4   All turn over L shoulder (CCW) to face corner, and repeat stamps (3), and claps (4).
5-6   All turn over L shoulder (CCW) to pace partner, and repeat stamps (5) and claps.
7   All take two-hand hold with partner and dance one full turn CW on the spot, 4 step-hops.
8   All drop hand-hold and M move in LOD, W in RLOD to pass current partner and face next oncoming M or F who becomes new partner, 3 step-hops.
    Repeat from beginning as desired.

Source: taught by Turun Kansantanssin Ystävät, Vancouver, April 1984
Printed source: Finlands Svenska Folkdansring rf/ Årsprogramhäfte 2005-2006 p. 32.
Description: Laine Ruus, Vancouver, 1984-04
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2013-05-31, rev. 2013-06-12

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