Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Janis - The Dancing Damsel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JANIS - THE DANCING DAMSEL (J4x40) Sq.Set Jean Miller Nova Scotia Collection 2017

1- 8 1L sets in centre (own choice of steps) while others circle 7H round and back
9-16 1L+4s dance RH across; 1L+3s dance LH across
17-24 1L+2s dance RH across; 1L+1M turn LH into prom hold facing down (i.e backs to original place)
25-32 1s dance Fig of 8, RSh to 4s then LSh to 2s and back to place
33-40 All 4 couples promenade anticlockwise back to original places

Repeat 3 times with 2L, 3L and 4L in middle

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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