Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Trip To Paradise

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TRIP TO PARADISE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Ron Wallace From The Redwood Forest

1- 8 1s set and ½ turn LH, lead down below 3s, cross and cast up round 3s to give LH to partner in diag line between 1st corners
9-16 1s dance Corner Targe with 1st corners:-
' 9-12 corners chase clockwise to next corner while 1s ¾ turn LH and 1s turn 1st corners (in 4th corner pstn) RH while 2nd corners set
' 13-16 corners chase clockwise to next corner while 1s ¾ turn LH and 1s turn 1st corners (in 3rd corner pstn) RH to end between 2nd corners while 2nd corners set
17-24 1s dance Corner Targe with 2nd corners, 1s finish in 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance 6H round and back (6 bars), end of bar 6 all drop hands, 1s dance round each other by LSh to own side 2nd place while 2s+3s chase anticlockwise to 1st and 3rd place.

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Paradise is an incorporated town in Butte County, in the northwest foothills of Upstate California's Central Valley, in the Sierra. Significant landmarks in Upstate California include the coastal redwood forests.
Paradise Image
Old Wagon Road Downhill To Paradise And Mt Tom

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