Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Turn By The Left

To Turn by the left two Scottish Country Dancers Take Left hands and progress round each other in the natural direction (anticlockwise), Finishing in their Starting Positions unless the amount of Turn requires otherwise.
For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Turn By The Left, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
Another Woodland Wander
Burns - 250 Years
Dancing Professor
Da Rain Dancin'
Gentle Shepherd
Path Of Life
Richard The Third
Salute To Robert Burns
Two Roses

Dance Video Clip Which Demonstrates Turn By The Right

Turn By The Left Video Clip

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Additional search terms: Turn LH (MiniCrib).