Juustopolska

Country: Satakunta, Finland
Type: couple dance
Formation: open circle of couples, M face out of circle, W face into circle
Steps: buzz, walk
Hold: holding own R wrist with L hand, and partner's L wrist with own R hand (mini-R-hand star)
Music: see midi file

    Dance progression
1-2 (a) Ulospäin-sisäänpäin: Using mini-R-hand star hold (see above) dance 4 walking steps moving out of circle (M forward, W backwards)
3-4   With same hold, dance 4 walking steps back to place (M backwards, W forwards)
5-8   Repeat (a).
|:9-12:| (b) Paripyörintä: Couples hold each others upper arms, and dance 8 buzzsteps turning CW on the spot, ditto CCW.
    Repeat as desired.

Source: taught by Martti Vanhapelto, Vancouver, 1988-03-25 to 26.
Printed source: Rausmaa, Pirkko-Liisa & Esko Tanhuvakka. Porvoo: W Söderström, 1977. p. 79.
Description: Laine Ruus, Vancouver, 1988-03.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-06-15


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