Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


While Standing is hardly a Figure, it is important that any dancer waiting to perform should stand elegantly so as not to detract from the appearance of those currently performing.

See also Standing Couples/Dancers and Standing places.

Here are examples of those Scottish Country Dances for which we have instructions on this site and in which the term, Standing, either appears explicitly or is implied; note that for a common term these will be a small selection; for a rare term, these may be all that exist:

All The King's Men
Dodgem Reel
Finding You
Flower Lady
Glenalmond Gamekeeper
Happy Meeting
Ian Powrie's Farewell To Auchterarder
Octogenarian Dancer
Tiptoe And Sway
Water Of Fleet

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