Kehruvalssi

Country: Finland
Type: couple dance
Formation: couples in open circle. M facing out of circle, W facing in. Holding inside hands (MR/WL).
Steps: step-swing, waltz
Music: refrain from Spinn, spinn, spinn dotter min; (CD) Finlands Svenska Folkdansring r.f. Årsprogram 2001-2002 track 19.

    Dance progression
1-2 (a) Starting with ML/WR, 2 step-swings in LOD, then RLOD.
3-4   With 2 waltz steps on the spot, M makes full turn CCW, W CW.
5-8   Repeat (a).
1-4 (b) Take waltz hold with partner, ML/WR arms straight. Dance 2 sidesteps in LOD, followed by 2 side-steps in RLOD.
5-8   Dance 4 turning waltz steps, turning CW, and moving in LOD.
    Repeat from (a) as desired.

Source: taught by Martti Vanhapelto, in Portland, OR 1987-10-10 to 11, and in Vancouver, 1988-03-26 to 27.
Description: Laine Ruus, Portland, 1987-10.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-05-09, rev. 2012-11-18


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