Miljon

Country: Pakri saared/Rågöarna, Estonia
Type: couple dance
Formation: couples in open circle, M facing out of circle, W facing in.
Steps: two-step, walk, waltz
Music:

    Dance progression
1-2 (a) Hands at shoulder height, palms forward and together with partner's palms. Starting with MR/WL, rock forward (1) and back (2).
3-4   Repeat the above.
5-8   Facing in LOD (CCW in circle), holding inside hands, arms stretched forward, step forward with inside foot (MR/WL)(5), step back onto outside foot (6), step forward with inside foot (7), and close outside to inside foot (8) as M swings in front of partner so that his back is to LOD. Take waltz hold with partner.
1-2 (b) Starting with inside foot (MR/WL) dance 1 two-step moving diagonally into circle, followed by one two-step moving diagonally out of circle in LOD.
3-8   Dance turning waltz, moving in LOD. 6 waltz steps.
    Repeat from (a) as desired.

Source: taught by Sigrid Öström from Rågö in Vancouver some time in the 1980s
Original description: Anna-Stina (Kjellström) Erickson , Vancouver, 198?
Translation and revised description: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2015-09-14, rev. 2015-09-16


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