|Dance Structure||(Series of variations each repeated twice) repeated until the end of the music.|
|Formation||Short lines (or open circle to fit room). W-hold.|
|Music Structure||5 counts/bar, 11 beats/bar, 2 bars/phrase, 4 phrases/verse.|
|Introduction||None or start with melody.|
|Basic: Side to side||R lift, R side, L across infront, R side, L across infront quick, L in place. Mirror.|
|Variation 1: In & out||As Basic but travel in forwards instead of R & out backwards instead of L.|
|Variation 2: Three lifts||As Basic but replace the first to walks of each half with 2 more lifts.|
|Variation 3: Grapevine & brush||Grapevine (starting R side, L across infront), R side quick, L brush. Mirror.|
|Variation 4: In & out with leap||As Variation 1 (in & out) but bar 1 final counts leap forwards & bar 2 count 1 lift high across.|
|Variation 5: Quick steps||(R side quick, L close quick) x 4.5. L heel infront touch. Mirror.|
|Variation 6: Three lifts hopping||As Variation 3 (three lifts) but hop during lifts.|
|Variation 7: Three lifts turning||As Variation 6 (three lifts hopping) but turn 360 deg (bar 1 acw, bar 2 cw) during hops.|
|Source||Tony Mounter (who learnt it from 'heli' in Walberswick who probably learnt it from Yves Moreau) in Ipswich, UK, in 2013 and Jaap Leegwater at the 2006 Balkan Festival in Zetten, the Netherlands.|
|Date||Written 2020-4-6 to 2020-4-13.|
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