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of the West and Southwest
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are required for the circle, and are allowed for in the calls for such figures.
The Promenade
The Promenade is always counterclockwise, to the right. Unless the dancers are directed to "Promenade in single file," the movement is danced side by side, the lady at the gentleman's right, on the outside of the set, and the gentleman on the inside of the set.
The Promenade.
The proper position in the Western dance is the crossed-arm skating position, with right hands joined under the joined left hands and the joined right hands held high with a definite up­ward "lift." This is the easiest and most logical position of the






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