Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Iona Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

IONA REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Pearl Nelson Aotearoa Collection

1- 8 1s+2s set and dance ½ RH across, 1s+3s set and dance ½ LH across (2)(3) 1
9-16 1s dance Fig of 8 round 3s
17-24 1s lead up between 3s and behind 2s to top, 1s+2s+3s set, 1s cast to 2nd place while 2s cross up and 3s cross RH
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s in and down to start)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Iona is a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the western coast of Scotland.

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Interior Of Iona

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