Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Stanley Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE STANLEY REEL (R4x48) 4C set F Sverdlove and R Gruskin

1- 8 1s cross down to 2nd place while 2s cast up, 2s+1s set, 1s cross down to 3rd place while 3s cast up 1 place and 3s+1s set
9-16 1s cross down to 4th place while 4s cast up 1 place, 4s+1s set, 1s dance up to top crossing to original places
17-24 1M+2L also 3L+4M change places RH, all set, all cross RH and set
25-40 All Men dance RH across ΒΌ way, turn corner Lady LH, repeat with each corner until turning partner to end 1234
41-48 All dance 4 couple Poussette (1s to bottom)

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

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