Dance Steps & Figures
Should you want to look up some of the steps and figures you have come across, you may like to click on the links below.
Demonstration of some of the common moves that you will be asked to do:-
Explanation the terms used by the callers:-
Helping new dancers
Some advice from Bruce Hamilton (USA) on how to help new dancers if you are NOT the caller.
The first two clips are extracts from two DVDs produced by Henry and Jacqui Morgenstein.
The first is on English Country Dancing and the second on contras.
English Country Dancing - an Introduction - clip (11 min 38 sec)
Dancing Contras – clip (9 min 59 sec)
Making your dancing more sociable
An Introduction to English Country Dance (3 min 18 sec)
Some Basic Square Dancing moves shown by the moving of icons.