Promenade Polka Mixer



The Music

Any polka tune with continual eight-bar phrases.



The Formation

Couples in a circle, evenly spaced, in waltz position, Leads facing out ready to commence polka.


The Figure

4 bars: Four bars of turning polka.

2 bars: Open up to half closed position and polka forward for two bars.

2 bars: The Lead sends the Follow straight forward in a solo promenade. The Lead stays in place, looking back over his right shoulder to invite the next Follow into the polka.



If you or your community is interested in learning to polka, .


For more, including descriptions of 25 different waltzes and hundreds of variations thereof, see Waltzing: A Manual for Dancing and Living a book by Richard Powers and Nick Enge.


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