Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

VERTIGO (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Terry Glasspool And S Hall Itch To Dance

1- 8 1s+2s Set&Link, 2M+1L turn RH
9-16 2s+1s Set&Link, 1M+2L turn RH to end in centre facing partners
17-24 1s+2s dance diagonal RSh reel of 4 (6 bar), 1M+2L end (pass RSh) dancing out to partner's place and 1s+2s chase clockwise ½ way (2)(1)
25-32 2s+1s dance RH across, retain RH with partners ½ turn and set

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

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Vertigo is a subtype of dizziness in which a patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion (usually a spinning motion) due to dysfunction of the vestibular system. A similar effect can be induced simply by spinning many times while dancing.


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