Sunday, February 16, 2014

Dances from February 3

I apologize for not posting our class dances. We have been meeting, and we have been having a great time.

THE BACK O' BENNACHIE (R8x32) 2C (4C set)J Duthie 8 SCDs
1- 8 2M dances reel of 3 with 1s (RSh to 1L)
9-16 2L dances reel of 3 with 1s (LSh to 1M)
17-24 1L+2M change places RH, 1M+2L change places RH, 1s+2s dance 1/2 R&L
25-32 1s cross, cast & dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s

200 KING STREET NORTH (J8x32) 2C (4C Set)
1- 8 1s dance 1/2 fig 8 round 2s, 1M dances down to face 2L as 1L dances down to face 2M & all set
9- 16 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across
17-24 1s+2s set & 1s cast up round 2s to 1st place opposite sides, 1s 1/2 turn RH & 2s step in ready for…
25-32 1s+2s dance Allemande

GROUNDHOG DAY (S6x32) 2C (3C Set)
1- 8 1s+2s Set & Cross RH,
Set & 3/4 Turn Both Hands to face each other in the middle (Man facing down, ladies facing up).
9-16 1s+2s dance reel of 4 in the middle
17-24 1s+2s Set to each other in the middle & turn RH to their own Side,
Set & 3/4 Turn Both Hands in the middle (facing up), ready for...
25-32 1s+2s dance Allemande.

1- 8 1s+2s Adv+Ret for 2 steps & dance 1/2 R&L
9-16 1L+2M turn RH 1.1/2 times then 1M+2L turn RH 1.1/2 times
17-24 1s lead down the middle & back
25-32 1s+2s dance a Poussette

1- 8 1s+2s dance RH across (2c face out)
1s cross down, while 2s cast up
1M+2W & 2M+1W Turn ¾ easy hand into a line of 4 across facing down with 1s in the centre
9-16 All dance down, on bar 12 1s turn in and face up while 2s meet below them,
dance up, 1s casting to 2nd place opp sides as 2s dance to 1st place on own sides
17-24 2s+1s set on the sides & Petronella-in-tandem into middle, set & Petronella-in-tandem to sides
25-32 1s+2s set, circle 4H round 1/2 way; 1s turn 2H 1 1/2 times to 2nd place own side

SEA TANGLE OF SKYE (S6x32) 2C (3C Set) L Donaldston Dances of an Island Clan
1- 8 1s lead down, 1/2 turn 2H, lead up & 1/2 turn 2H
9-16 1s+2s dance RH across,
dance LH across for 2 bars & 2M+1M also 2L+1L 1/2 turn LH on sides
17-24 1s+2s set, turn 2H & circle 4H round to left,
1s+2s end facing diagonally in
25-32 1s+2s petronella turn 1 place to right, dance RH across 1/2 way,
petronella turn to right 1 place & dance LH across 2 1

1- 8 1W, followed by partner, cast off two places.
1W dances up behind the men’s side as 1M dances up the middle
to 1st place on opposite sides. Set.
9-16 Repeat bars 1-8 with 1M, ending on own sides.
17-24 1s lead down the middle and up.
25-32 1s and 2s couples dance the poussette.