Britannia Two-Step

Category: Irish Two-Hand

Three-hand dance. Gent in the middle of two ladies, holding inside hands. All begin on left foot
Directions as given by Pat Murphy from his Pride of Erin DVD.
This dance is typically done with the groups of three forming a circle around the dance floor and can be danced progressively

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Figure 1: Repeating (Polka)

16 Bars + 8 bar lead-in

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1 Everyone
Step to the sides with L-2-3, R-2-3. L-2-3, R-2-3
2 Step forward with L, R, L, kick R 2
3 Step back with R, L, R, L. 2
4 Ladies turn opposite directions (one or two turns): gent pulls each arm back, out, and around while everyone dances in place 1-2-3, 2-2-3, 3-2-3, 4-2-3 4
5 Step forward with 1-2-3-kick 2
6 Step back R, L, R, L. In the progressive version, gents move forward at this point instead of moving back with the ladies and join the next 2 ladies ahead of him. 2
Added on 2011-07-17 07:02:44.
Modified on 2017-08-25 18:55:27.
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