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Thank you for joining us at Blue Ridge.  We're so looking forward to dancing with you.  We need to understand dancers' abilities to organize classes.  Blue Ridge Scottish Dance School is committed to helping all students improve their skills in all aspects of SCD, including footwork, phrasing, sociability, teamwork, covering, eye contact, handing, and posture. As such all classes will emphasize these elements of good dancing.  Lists of formations are at the bottom of the page which are referenced in the questions below.  Please complete and submit the form below to help us get to know you.

Dancer Information

Familiarity with Dance Steps
Phrasing
Formations
Learning Style

List 1

  • Lead Down the Middle and Up

  • Figure of Eight

  • 6 & 8 bar Reels of Three

  • Set and Cast-off

  • Hands Round and Back

  • Reel of Three across

  • Petronella turn

  • Hands across and back

  • Promenade for 2 or 3 couples

  • Allemande (2 or 3 couples)

  • Rights and Lefts (2 couples)

  • Ladies Chain

  • Poussette: Reel and Jig

  • Grand Chain for 3 couples

  • Turn Corners and Partner

  • Advance & Retire

  • Circle Round and Back

List 2

  • All figures in List 1, plus:

  • Figure of Eight for 2 couples

  • Set to and Turn Corners

  • Mens’ Chain

  • Set to Corners and Partner

  • Double triangles

  • Strathspey Half Poussette

  • Strathspey Poussette

  • Set and Rotate for 2 Couples

  • Diagonal Reel of Four

  • The Knot for 2 or 3 Couples

  • Reel of four

  • Rondel

  • Cross-over Reels

  • Set & Link for 2 or 3 Couples

  • Schiehallion Reels

List 3

  • All formations in lists 1 & 2, plus:

  • Bourrel for 2 or 3 couples

  • Corner pass and turn

  • Reel of three in tandem changing lead

  • Espagnole

  • Spoke

  • Petronella Turn in Tandem

  • Targe

  • Rights and lefts for 3 couples

  • Tourbillon

  • Set and Rotate for 3 couples

  • Tournee

  • Chain Progression 2 or 3 Couples

  • La Barratte

  • Set & Link for 4 Couples

  • Swirl

  • Snake

  • Spurtle

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