Rose in Bloom


Choreography: © Sharon Green, 2010; revised 2015
Tune: Full Bloom, © Steve Maranto, 2009
Formation: Duple minor longways

Both dance and tune are dedicated to Rosie Berkowitz, our Rose in full bloom.


A11-4 1st Corners set forward R&L and turn single right
5-8 Same people change places by right-shoulder, turn single left
A21-4 2nd Corners set forward R&L and turn single right
5-8 Same people change places by right-shoulder, turn single left*
(All now progressed, improper)
B1-2 1st Woman dances down outside Men's line below next Twos
WHILE 1st Man dances down middle (Twos sidestep up)
(Ones face each other)
3-4 1st Man dancing backward draws 1st Woman into middle of set
(Ones release hands, face up)
5-6 1st Man dances up outside Women's line to progressed place
below original Twos WHILE 1st Woman dances up the middle
Twos sidestep down)
7-8 All cloverleaf turn single away from partner (Ones turn single
up, Twos turn single down)
C1-4 Ones 1/2 figure 8 up through original Twos (Twos wait, change
places after Ones go through)
5-8 Ones lead down through new Twos, cast back up into
progressed place

* In A2, 7-8, the 1st Woman may either complete her turn single and face down or expand her turn single left so that she ends outside the Men's line and facing down, ready to dance down the outside.

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