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:-

 http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL98115A77C0A52C39

Explanation the terms used by the callers:- 

 https://round.soc.srcf.net/dances/elements 

http://www.dancekaleidoscope.org.au/danceTerms.html#RightHandTurn

 

Helping new dancers

Some advice from Bruce Hamilton (USA) on how to help new dancers if you are NOT the caller.

 

Introductory Videos

 

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)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmr0SQUzqCI

 
 

Dancing Contras – clip (9 min 59 sec)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSPmHoStII8

 

Making your dancing more sociable

An Introduction to English Country Dance (3 min 18 sec)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OID-09uwnh4

 

Some Basic Square Dancing moves shown by the moving of icons.

https://www.tamtwirlers.org/tamination/sequence.html

 

 

 

 

           

 

                                             

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