The dance of the week for this week is a contra dance by Cary Ravitz called Debra’s Dance A.
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For this week we’ve got an Ar Rinci Foirne ceili dance that will take some practice to get right but when done all the way through will give you a decent workout. Trip To The Cottage is danced with 4 couples in a square formation and has four major movements to keep you thinking. Remember, get those feet up!
The dance for this week is an easy, but fun Irish set dance that’s also known as the Connemara Jig set. Foraer A Neaintin was originally danced as a half-set and you’ll often find that the first three figures are shortened to omit the second tops and sides repeats. Some people just want to get to the next dance I suppose. Click through for notes and links to video and music references.
The dance for this week is an easy two hand that’s good for formal dances as well as more energetic ceili’s. You can dance it straight with as much decorum as you like, or raise the energy level up a few notches and give yourself a dancing workout.
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The dance for this week is a relatively easy Irish ceili dance that’s good for beginners and experienced dancers alike. The Rakes of Mallow is a classic Ar Rince Foirne dance that you can find being danced pretty much world-wide. Click through for notes and video links.
The Dance Of The Week for this week is a challenging 8 hand reel that’s commonly danced at feiseanna. The 8 Hand Reel doesn’t have any moves that are particularly difficult but it requires precise movements and will give you a good cardio workout.
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The dance for this week is a very fun, lively and frequently danced Irish set dance called the Cashel (or Castle) Set. It’s got plenty of battering, jumps and spins that will keep you happy all night long. Click through for notes, music and video links.