The Britannia Twostep
Scottish Country Dance Instruction
THE BRITANNIA TWOSTEP
(M16) Round The Room
Round the room dance, In 3s facing anticlockwise
1- 4 Nearer hands joined, touch the left heel then the left toe to the floor, bouncing on the right foot with each touch, All skip to the left for one step. Repeat with opposite feet.
5- 8 Skip forward for two steps, then backwards for two steps
9-12 All set and Ladies turn under Man's arms
13-16 Skip forward for two steps, then backwards for two steps
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
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