Koi e toi - Summary

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Formation Individuals in circle or line dance grid as suits hall space. No hold.
Dance Structure (A + B + C x 4 + D x 4) x 2 + E + (A + B x 2 + D x 4).
Music Structure 4 counts/bar, 4 bar phrases.
Introduction 4 bars.
Part A Cowboy stance. 4 plods forwards starting R with shoulder shimmying. Ditto backwards. Clap on last beat.
Part B Hands palms down infront. Turn 360 deg acw on the spot in 7 x (R side with hip & arm sway, replace) ending with a little jump & clap. Mirror but end with touch close without clap.
Part C Zumba arms (to R side palm up & L across palm down) with torso (lean & straighten) whilst (R side, L close). R arm up circle horizontal cw whilst hips 2 x circle cw. Mirror all.
Part D 4 diagonal heel-led behind-crossing Triple steps in with swinging arms starting R ft. 4 down-bouncy plods backwards with body turns starting R ft with downward arms bouncing from shoulders.
Part E Intermission. Imitate belly dance (arms up together, circle hips cw) turning 360 deg acw.
Source Eddy Tijssen at the 2014 Zomerfestival in Zevenhuizen, the Netherlands.
Date Written 2020/2/29--2020/3/8. Typo correction 2022/7/9. About the music style added 2022/9/3.

Disclaimer: Mistakes are quite likely in the notes and no guarantees are made as to accuracy. There may be other versions of the same dance or other dances with the same name. Music may differ, particularly in speed, introduction and duration, between performers. The division into parts, bars & counts might not be standard. These notes of the dance are freely distributable (under GPL or CC-by-sa) in so much as the note's author's contribution but the choreography and/or collection were by other people and so their copyright might apply to the dance itself. Better than using notes, go to a dance class where it is taught by Eddy Tijssen.

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