This is a good, genderless dance for beginners.
This is one of the best Duple Contra options for use at Beginner Dances. It can be danced either as a Proper Duple or an Alternate Duple.
This facing trio by Ken Kernen is a simplification of a Scottish Country dance by the same name. It uses “Circle Six”, “Ends Dosado”, and “Centers Star Right with their right-hand two, then Star Left with their left-hand two”. There is a Triplet version.
This facing trio by Mary Jo Bradford has lots of action. It uses Circles, Arm Turns, Stars, and a clap sequence. There is a triplet version.
This facing trio by Ken Kernen uses “Inside ends Sashay down” and Stars of three.
This one-way trio mixer by Bob Howell uses “center turn dancer on the right by the right and turn dancer on the left by the left”.
This one-way trio mixer by Jack Theil uses walk, back up, claps, stamps, “center turn dancer on right by the right, and center turn dancer on left by left”.
This one-way trio mixer by Bob Howell uses “Right hands high and the left two under”, Stars and Circles.
This one-way trio mixer by Hugh Ripon uses Circles, Stars, and “Centers duck thru and go right, duck thru and go left, duck thru and move on (and/or change places)”.
This one-way trio or small group dance by Ken Kernen uses walk, backup, stamps, claps, and Stars.
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