Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Scottish Country Dance Terms
YouTube Video Clips

Alphabetical List Of Scottish Country Dance Terms YouTube Video Clips

This list of dance terms videos will enable you to see at a glance all the video clips which are available to demonstrate the dance terms described on this site. Note the links on each video clips page which will take you to a full description of each term.

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Advance And Retire
Allemande
Allemande For 2 Couples
Allemande For 3 Couples
Allemande For 4 Couples
Allemande Left
Allemande Right
Alternating Tandem Reel Of Three
Axum Reel
Balance In Line
Balancing
Birl
Borrowing
Bourrel
Bourrel For 3 Couples
Bourrel For 4 Couples
Bow And Curtsey
Casting
Ceilidh Dancing
Celtic Brooch Theme
Celtic Reel
Chaperoned Chain Progression
Chassé
Corner
Corner, Partner, Corner, Partner
Corners Chain
Corners' Positions
Corners' Square
Coupé-Pas-De-Basque
Courage Reels
Covering
Crescent Reel Of Four
Crescent Reel Of Three
Crown Triangles
Cuddle Cast
Dance In And Cast
Diagonal Reel Of Four
Dos-à-dos
Double Figures Of Eight Across
Double Triangles
Espagnole
Fifth Position
Figures Of Eight
Figures Of Eight Across
Figures Of Eight On The Sides
First Corner
First Corner Position
First Position
Fourth Position
Glasgow Highlanders
Grand Chain
Hand-In-Hand Reel Of Three
Hands Across
Hands Round
Hands Round And Back
Hands Round To The Left
Hello-Goodbye Setting
Highland Schottische Poussette
Highland Schottische Setting Step
Hornpipes
Interlocking Reels Of Four
Inveran Reels
Inverse Allemande
Inverted Double Triangles
Jigs
Keppoch
Knot
Knot For 2 Couples
Knot For 3 Couples
La Baratte
Ladies' Chain
Ladies' Schiehallion Reel
Lead Down And Up
Left Hands Across
Mairi's Wedding Reels
Medleys
Men's Chain
Mirror Reels Of Four
Mirror Reels Of Three
Parallel Reels Of Four
Parallel Reels Of Three
Pas-De-Basque
Pass And Turn
Pass And Gypsy Turn
Petronella
Petronella In Tandem
Polite Turn
Poussette
Poussette For 1 Couple
Poussette For 3 Couples
Progressive Chain
Promenade
Promenade Hold
Promenade Reel Of Three
Promenade Round
Reel Of Five
Reel Of Four
Reel Of Three
Reels
Reels Of Three Across
Reverse Snake
Right Hands Across
Rights And Lefts
Rights And Lefts Diagonally
Rights And Lefts For 3 Couples
Rights And Lefts In A Triangular Set
Rocking Step
Rondel
Running Step
Sash Pin Reel
Schiehallion Reel
Second Corner
Second Corner Position
Second Position
Set Advancing
Set Advancing And Retire
Set And Link
Set And Link For 3 Couples
Set And Rotate
Skip Change Travelling Step
Slip Knot For 2 Couples
Slip Knot For 3 Couples
Slip Step Travelling Step
Snake
Spoke
Spring Points
Spurtle
Steps For Strathspeys
Step Up Or Down In Quick Tempo
Step Up Or Down In Strathspeys
Strathspey Half Poussette
Strathspey Poussette
Strathspey Setting Step
Strathspey Travelling Step
Strathspeys
Swirl
Tandem Reel Of Three
Targe
Teapots
Third Position
Tourbillon
Tournée
Tulloch Turn
Turn
Turn Both Hands
Turn By The Left
Turn By The Right
Turn Corner, Partner, Corner, Partner
Weasel Reel


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