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Canadian Barn Dance

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CANADIAN BARN DANCE (M16) Round The Room
Round the room dance, couples facing anticlockwise (Ladies on partners right)

1- 4 Starting with outside foot walk forward for three steps and hop, walk backwards for three steps and hop
5- 8 Skip sideways away from partner (men towards the centre, ladies outwards) for two steps and clap, Return to partner in waltz hold.
9-12 Skip sideways to the man's left for two steps and back
13-16 Polka anti-clockwise round the room

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


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