Ceilidh Dance Instructions


Canadian Barn Dance

Formation: In couples around the room facing anti-clockwise, ladies on right.

Bars:     Description

1-2:         Walk forward for three steps and then hop.

3-4:        Walk backwards for three steps and then hop.

5-6:        Take three steps away from your partner (men towards the centre of the room, ladies    

                towards the outside) and clap.

7-8:        Return to partner and join facing each other in ballroom hold.

9-12:      Take two steps to the man's left, (lady's right) and then two steps back again.

13-16:    Polka anti-clockwise round the room.

                Repeat ad lib.