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Chrystal Gallacci Jones' Dances

Back on the Interstate by Chrystal Gallacci Jones (2008) contra improper

A1 Circle Left
1s arch, 2s go under around neighbor & back to place
A2 Circle Balance, Neighbors balance & swing
B1 Ladies Allemande R 1 1/2
Partner swing
B2 Long Lines
Circle Left 3 places & pass thru

Author's Notes: Based on Exit 33 but this one has a partner swing!.


Blue Persuasion by Chrystal Gallacci Jones (2008) contra improper

A1 Ladies RH Balance & pull by
Gypsy shadow (the next man down the line from your partner)
A2 Partners Balance and Swing
B1 Lines Forward and Back
Circle L 3/4
B2 Partners take left hand and turn 3/4, ending in single line along set (men in middle, ladies on the outside)(4)
Men turn by the right hand 1½; outside two continue (8)
Partners turn by the left 3/4 into progressed place (4)


Chrystal Saylor by Chrystal Gallacci Jones (2008) English Proper

A1 1s half figure of eight own around their 2s
1s lead up(around 2s above you) & cast back to place
A2 2s lead up around your own 1s & cast back to place
All RH turn
B1 Corners back to back (corners are currently in your neighbors’ position)
Corners two-hand turn
B2 Partners back to back
1s cross & cast while the 2s do a two-hand turn moving up to progressed positions


Exit 33 by Chrystal Gallacci Jones (2008) contra improper

A1 Circle Left
1s arch, 2s go under, around neighbor & back to place
A2 Circle Balance, Neighbors balance & swing
B1 Down the Hall & turn as a couple
Come back & face across
B2 Ladies Chain over
Ladies Chain back

Author's Note: There is no partner swing in this dance


Just Another Whim by Chrystal Gallacci Jones (2008) contra improper

A1 Neighbors Do-Si-Do
Neighbors Swing
A2 Ladies Right Allemande 1 1/2
Partner Swing
B1 Ladies Chain
Long Lines
B2 Balance & Square thru

Author's Notes: The last last pull by on the square thru is the progression. Dancers pull by and keep moving to their next neighbor.


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Wednesday’s Whim (Inspired by Griffith’s Whim) English proper
By Chrystal Gallacci Jones (2008)

A1 1s RH turn halfway & set
1s lead down & cast back to place (1s are improper)
A2 2s RH turn halfway & set
2s lead up & cast back to place (All are improper)
B1 Neighbors fall back a double, Come forward setting
RH star halfway, turn single Left
B2 4 changes of Rights & Lefts


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