Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Fifth Position Video Clip

See Foot Positions Description Page

Fifth Position Demonstration - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video

Video Notes
This shows fifth position on the ball, on half point and on full point (no weight) as used in Scottish step dancing. Note that none of these arises in the seven basic steps of Scottish Country Dancing.

Filmed under the supervision of and with commentary by Helen Russell, RSCDS examiner and editor of the two-volume St. Andrew's Collection of Step Dances.
The positions are demonstrated by the Scottish step dance teachers, Sergey Alferov (fellow UKA) and Valentina Senko (associate UKA), of the Shady Glen Dance School, Moscow, Russia.


Fifth Position Demonstration - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video
Fifth position as used in Scottish country dancing.
Taken from 'The Five Basic Positions Of Highland Dance' Video.
(Note, highland arm positions not used in Scottish country dancing)
Restart This Video Clip


See Foot Positions Description Page