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Counter Rotate

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In the Advanced program, counter rotates are almost always applied to boxes (or formations that can be split into two boxes). However, the same principles apply naturally to other four-person formations, such as diamonds and lines.

Counter rotate cannot be applied to all formations. For example, it cannot be applied when some or all dancers are facing directly towards the center point, because in such situations dancers would have no way to tell if they should turn left or right.