Tammy

Choreography:  © Sharon Green, 2013
Tune:Tammy (3/2 G Major), © Jonathan Jensen, 2013
Recording:Jon Berger, Jonathan Jensen, Shira Kammen & Rebecca King,
Dances from the Greenery
Formation:4-couple square mixer

A11-8Grand Square:
 1-2Head couples forward to meet, then set as they turn individually ¼ to face Partner while Side couples face Partner, fall back, & set as they turn individually ¼ to face Opposite
 3-4Taking inside hands with Opposites, Heads fall back to nearest side place & set turning to face Opposite while Sides meet Opposites in head places & set turning to face Partner in the other head place
 5-8New Heads meet and fall back to original side places while new
  Sides face and fall back, then meet original Partners in head places
   
A21-8Reverse Grand Square: All that again, but starting with Head couples facing Partner and falling back while Side couples lead forward to meet one another
   
B1-2Corners turn by the right hand once around
 3-4Corners turn single right, flowing into
 5-7Partners turn by the left hand once around
 8All step right and honor
 9-10Women, dance right-shoulder (cl.w.) past partner into next woman's place *
 11-12New partners, right-shoulder gypsy once round [End facing one another]
 13-14New partners, step-setting as in Fair & Softly (men left & right, women right
  & left), ending facing one another, ready to face into the set and turn away
 15-16New partners turn single away (men turn left, women right)
   
  * In B 9-10, as the woman curves to pass her partner, her partner may briefly parallel her track, dancing clockwise and curving back home to meet his new partner for their right-shoulder gypsy once round.
   
  Tammy Modified for Older Adults
  After the Grand Square and Reverse Grand Square, substitute the following figures for the B section:
   
B1-4Corners turn by the right hand once around, flowing into
 5-8Partners turn by the left hand once around
 9-10Women dance clockwise into next woman's place, passing current partner by right-shoulder
 11-14New partners, right-shoulder gypsy once round (or two-hand turn)
 15-16New partners, step and honor