In the winter of 2013, was in Playa Carmen, Mexico, thinking about Rueda LLanta and wondering how to adapt it. He sent José and email with this picture of a few coins and colored buttons. José suggested it looked like a 3-leaf clover … and Dave called his new structure: . sub-divides the circle into two sub-groups in concentric circles. The outer circle has twice as many couples as the inside circle. While Pequeña calls in Rueda LLANTA are 2-couple R2, the Pequeña calls in Rueda TREBOL are 3-couple, R3:
Like LLanta, the outside circle casineros dance “normal” Rueda but the
Inside Circle dances . As with LLanta, proficiency in Pa’Fuera is a requirement for Trébol!
As with LLanta, there can be movement and partner-changing calls within the small circle AND in the big concentric circles. Callers indicate DIRECTION by adding “Grande” or “Pequeña” to the call. Jaro calls LLanta:
Boston Rueda’s 14 Trébol videos calls.
More TREBOL info and videos: Norwegian Rueda Standard.
Workshops on Rueda TREBOL = Rueda Festival Boston
Workshops on Social Rueda Structures = Rueda Festival Boston
SalsaNor Rueda Congress … ruedafestival Stockholm …. ruedafestival Stuttgart