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Light Hearted Una

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LIGHT HEARTED UNA (R5x32) 5C Sq.Set Bob Anderson Saint Martin Collection
5C Square set 5s in centre facing 1s

1- 8 5s dance reflection reels of 3 with 1s+3s (dancing between 1s to start)
9-12 5L dances RH across with 2s as 5M dances LH across with 4s
13-16 5L followed by 2M+2L loops round to 4th place as 5M followed by 4L+4M loop round to 2nd place (5M dancing behind 5L etc.) into 5L dancing LH across with 2s as 5M dances RH across with 4s (5s end in middle)
17-24 5L followed by 2M+2L also 5M followed by 4L+4M dance up between 1s, cross and cast, 2s and 4s to places, 5s into middle where they turn RH once round to face up
25-32 All take partners in prom hold, 5s change place with 1s passing RSh, 1s pass 4s RSh, 4s pass 3s RSh, 3s pass 2s RSh and 2s end in centre facing up

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

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Light Hearted Una - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video

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This reel, Light Hearted Una, was devised by Bob Anderson for Vancouver Island Scottish Country Dance Society dance instructor, Una (pronounced "you-na") Lennam.

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