section covers those Figures
in which dancers proceed within and around The set
, usually two or three side by side and usually Taking hands
in one or other of the standard Holds
. Sometimes they Face
other Scottish Country Dancers who perform the mirror image movement; a few movements of the same type for individual dancers are included.
The term is also used to refer to any movement using a Travelling Step in Reels, Chains and so on. The Figures in this section almost all use the appropriate Travelling Step, i.e., Skip change or the Strathspey travelling step; a few use Slip step.
Figures using Setting steps for Travelling are covered in the section Setting, with a separate entry in this section if the Figure also has a form using a Travelling Step, for example, Petronella turn.
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