Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Toronto Waltz

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Toronto Waltz
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 6:
16-bar Waltz
One big circle, lady on left of her partner

  1-2   All step forwards towards the centre and back (men start on left foot, women on right foot),

  3-4   Men back and forward, AS women dance into centre and join both hands with partner,

  5-6   Dance towards the centre and back (start with men forward on left, women back on right),

  7-8   Retaining man's right hand in woman's left hand, change places the women swiveling anticlockwise under the raised arms ending facing anticlockwise round the circle,

  9-10 Advance and retire, nearer hands joined,

11-12 Dance into the big circle (woman casts back AS man dances forwards) ending facing partner in the periphery of the circle,

13-14 Advance and retire towards each other, both hands joined,

15-16 Retaining man's right hand in woman's left hand, change places the women swiveling anticlockwise under the raised arm ending with the woman on the right of her partner.

REPEAT WITH NEW PARTNER.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)


Dance Information

Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. It is located in Southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario.
Toronto Image
Toronto Skyline From Toronto Harbour


Dance Information licensed under this Creative Commons Licence.
Text from this original Toronto article on Wikipedia.
Image Copyright John Vetterli licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Toronto Waltz' page