32-bar reel for four couples
All couples advance and retire twice.
|9-16||Couples 1 and 2, couples 3 and 4 dance right hands across, left hands back.|
|17-20||All couples dance back-to-back with their partners.|
|21-24||Man 1 with man 2 and man 3 with man 4 dance back-to-back, while woman 1 with woman 2 and woman 3 with woman 4 dance back-to-back.|
|25-26||Man 1 and man 2 turn by the right hand half-way to change places, while woman 1 and woman 2 turn by the left hand half-way to change places.|
|27-28||Man 1 and man 3 repeat bars 25-26 with left hands while woman 1 and woman 3 repeat bars 25 – 26 with right hands.|
|29-30||Man 1 and man 4 turn by the right hand one and a half to change places, while woman 1 and woman 4 turn by the left hand one and a half to change places.|
This dance is dedicated to Jeanne Moody, a talented San Diego teacher who has shared her love of dance with many beginner classes.
"Shetland Reels" available on Steppin' Out by John Taylor and Andy Imbrie.