[SCA-Dance] The Creepy, the rude, and the weird

Charlene Charette charlene281 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 03:37:10 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 9:16 PM, Jennifer Ender<jray_clar5 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> If you're doing a dance, and don't plan to do all the steps (ie 'toss the wench', and you don't plan to lift, or jump, depending on your part), please let the other dancer(s) know!  Many men apparently believe that the woman does nothing in the tossing part, and they don't need to warn anyone because they just won't lift, and nothing will happen.  This is not true, and it feels extremely awkward physically and somewhat awkward socially to assist a lift which never happens.

In my area we teach if the lady plans to jump she should put her hands
on the gentleman's shoulders.  If she prefers not to jump, she puts
her hands on his arms.


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