Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Lesson Plan for Jan 10, 2011

This class was designed to be a review lesson of simpler dances and figures for those who might've been away from dancing for a while. All dance directions come from MiniCrib--see original publications for more detailed directions.

Review Skip change of set

Practice good turns in 4 bars

HIGHLAND FAIR (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Bk of Graded SCDs

1- 8 1s cast, dance down behind own lines, turn outwards & dance back to place

9-16 1s+2s turn partners RH back to place & then turn LH

17-24 1s, followed by 2s, lead down the middle & 2s lead back to the top

25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

Review Pas de basque

THE WHITE COCKADE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Preston RSCDS Bk 5

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set & cross RH, set & cross back RH

9-16 1s lead down the middle for 4 bars & back to top

17-24 1s cast to 2nd place on own sides & circle 4H round to the left with 3s

25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

Review Strathspey travelling and setting steps

Practice corner figure and reels

THE BRAES OF TULLIEMET (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Castle Menzies RSCDS Bk 7

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place, cross RH, & cast down 1 place on opposite sides

9-16 1s+3s dance 4H round to left, 1s lead up to top, cast off opposite sides to face 1st corners

17-24 1s set & turn 1st corner, set & turn 2nd corner

25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 1st corners & cross RH to 2nd place on own sides

A little more reel practice

ROARING JELLY (J8x32) 3C (4C set) H Foss Glendarroch SD Sheets

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, cross RH & cast (Man up & Lady down) into centre

9-16 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round & back (1s end in centre)

17-24 1s change places RH & dance to right into Figs of 8 (Lady round 2s as 1M dances round 3s)

25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving RSh to 2nd corners & cross RH to places

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