Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Toe And Heel The Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Toe And Heel The Reel
Maggie and Duncan Keppie Gaelic College SCD Book 12: Corrie Dances
4/5x24 bar Jig
Couple facing couple around the Room

  1-8   REEL OF 3: dance a reel of 3 with opposite couple and the couple beyond: end with an extra ¼ loop to finish facing partner in a line of four across the dance (men facing the center of room, women facing the periphery);

  9-16 REEL OF 4: dance a reel of 4 ending in opposite's places (on bars 15-16 those dancers starting reel of 4 back-to-back dance straight across to opposite end of the reel and curve to the right AS those starting the reel of 4 at the end dance an extra ¼ loop to end in place opposite original place);

17-24 WHEELS: dance hands across with right hands and back with left hands (end facing next couple around the circle).

Repeat with next couple.

(Dance crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)

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