Formation: any number of couples in open circle. M facing out of circle, W facing into circle.
Hold: two-hand hold with partner
Steps: side-step, stomp, walk
Music: see mp3 file or any jig with the right structure
|1-2||(a)||Couples, starting with ML/WR foot, move out of circle (M forwards, W backwards) with 3 walking steps plus a stomp with MR/WL foot on last beat (2 &).|
|3-4||Repeat moving into circle to place (M backwards, W forwards), opposite footwork.|
|5-6||Couples again move out of circle (M forwards, W backwards) with 3 walking steps plus a stomp on last beat (6 &).|
|7-8||M stands still, clapping, while W turns CW on the spot with 4 walking steps.|
|1-8||Repeat (a), beginning moving back into circle, starting with ML/WR foot, then out, etc.|
|9-16||(b)||All M stand still, facing out of the circle, and clapping in time to the beat. Meanwhile, W, with hands on hips, dance 8 side-steps moving CW around the circle of men, then 8 side-steps CCW to pass previous partner and continue to next M to her right in the circle.|
|9-16||Take promenade hold (aka skaterr's position) with new partner, and promenade 16 walking steps in LOD.|
|Repeat from (a) as desired.|
Source: Girl Guides of Canada
See one description or another description and also an alternative dance description
Description: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-06-26. Rev. 2012-07-04.
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