Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Iona Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

IONA STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 2C (4C set) J Wood Four Other Dances

1- 8 1s set, cross RH, 1s+2s set, 1L casts to 2nd place opposite side while 2L cast up to top own side while 1M+2M cross to partner's place facing out
9-16 1s+2s dance Ladies' Chain and end facing diagonally in
17-24 1s+2s petronella turn to 1 place to right and join hands with partner set facing up/down, 2s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 1s
25-32 2s+1s Adv+Ret 1 step twice and turn partners 2H

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

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Iona is a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the western coast of Scotland.
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Interior Of Iona

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