Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Small Gym Romp

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SMALL GYM ROMP (R5x32) 5C Set P Cass and M Peutherer

1- 8 2s and 4s dance Figs 8 across round couple on their right and end facing 1st corners while 1s+3s+5s set, cross RH, set and cross back RH
9-16 2s and 4s dance a Spoke:-
' Balance-in-Line with corners, drop RH and move anticlockwise to repeat with 2nd, 3rd and 4th corners and end facing 1st corners
17-24 2s and 4s dance diagonal reels of 4 with 1st corners to finish in original places
25-32 1s dance down to 5th place while 2s+3s+4s+5s set and cast up 1 place, all turn RH. 23451

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

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