Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dance With Your Soul

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DANCE WITH YOUR SOUL (S4x32) 4C set M Boekner Cameo Collection Vol 23

1- 8 All set and 1s+4s turn RH moving down/up, 1M followed by partner dances out and down behind 3L to 4th place own side while 4L followed by partner dances out and up behind 2M to 1st place own sides
9-16 All dance RSh reels on sides
17-24 4s+2s dance Rondel as 3s+1s dance a reversed Rondel (1s dance up under arch by 3s)
25-32 1s followed by 4s+3s lead up middle between 2s and cast down own sides, all turn partners RH. 2341

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

Dance Information

Dance With Your Soul is the name of a biography of Jean Callander Milligan (Miss Milligan, co-founder of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society).

It was written by Dr Alastair MacFadyen and Miss Florence H. Adams.

The Dance
"Il Ballo", In English "The Dance";
Caption "A cheerful dance awakens love and feeds hope with lively joy." c. 1790

Image copyright Giuseppe Piattoli (Library of Congress) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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