It takes a licking, but keeps on ticking.
I've seen this dance take hideous abuse from befuddled and brain-fried dancers, yet it still manages to keep chugging along. How forgiving is it? Let me count the ways:
That's impressive enough on its own. But then consider that when done correctly and on time, it's a wonderfully smooth dance without any breaks or waiting around, with a great aesthetic feel.
It's not quite the foolproof dance, because such a sequence just hasn't met the right fool. But for a dance that really appeals to the jaded crowd, it's as close as I ever expect to see.
Instructions for this dance can be found in
"Give and Take" and in Jim Kitch's book, "To Live is to Dance."
A video of this dance can be found here.
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