Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

No Hands Dance

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NO HANDS DANCE (J4x32) 4C set Fiona Pérez Peterkin Iberian Commemorative Book

1- 4 1s and 4s dance in, pull back RSh and dance out, 1s cast down and 4s cast up to 2nd/3rd place (2s/3s step down up bars 3-4)
5- 8 1s and 4s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s/3s to 2nd/3rd place opposite sides
9-16 All dance DoSiDo with partners then DoSiDo on sides (2L+1M, 4M+3L, 2M+1L, 4L+3M)
17-24 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
25-32 1s+4s advance and retire diagonally. 1s+4s chase clockwise ½ round to own sides. 2413

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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