The Tigger Bounce
by Sue McKinnell 8x32 Jig for 3C
1-8 1C & 2C set then turn partners RH ½ to end in the center facing down in promenade hold. 2C & 1C dance down between 3C, 2C turning left as one and dancing up the women’s side WHILE 1C turn right as one and dance up the men’s side. End 1M in original place, 2W in 1W place, 2M in 2W place, and 1W in 2M place.
9-16 1C & 2C dance ladies’ chain.
17-20 1C & 2C set, then 1M & 2M cross RH.
21-24 1W & 2C, 1M & 3C dance ½ RS reel of 3, starting by 1W giving RS to 2W and 1M giving RS to 3M.
25-28 1W & 3C, 1M & 2C dance ½ RS reel of 3, starting by 1W giving RS to 3W in 3M place and 1M giving RS to 2M in 2W place. End 2, 1, 3 with 1C on opposite sides.
25-28 1C turn RH to 2nd place on own sides.
Suggested music is The Starry Eyed Lassie from Miss Ogilvie’s Fancy by Green Ginger.
This dance is written for Sven Leyffer, who dances with enthusiasm and élan and who seems to have springs in his feet like Tigger from Winnie the Pooh. Sven likes to twiddle and birl and first couple has a chance to twiddle in the half reels of three and a chance to birl in bars 29-32.