We're using cookies to make this site more secure, featureful and efficient.

Dance Jump for Joy 19204

Reel · 40 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Anna Smith (2018)
800/688/888/888/888 = 80% (whole dance)
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Extra Info
For Mrs Joy Bradshaw, who taught me not only how to dance, but to love to dance.

For Mrs Joy Bradshaw, who taught me not only how to dance, but to love to dance.

Jump for Joy 3/4L · R40
1c lead down (2c up on [3–4]) ; change sides {2} while leading up, W passing under joined arms, to 2plx (2,1x,3)
½ Mirror Reels3 on sides, 1c out and up (to 3,1x,2) ; 3c & 2c turn RH ½ into centre, NHJ facing each other | all set (3x,1x,2x)
1c Petronella turn to middle ends | set ; repeat [17–20] to 2pl while{8} 3M & 2W Petronella turn to 2pl | set ; Petronella turn | set NHJ with P on their left while{8} 3W & 2M cast R and chase clw ½ {6} | set NHJ with P on their right (2x,1,3x)
All repeat [17–24] from new positions and finish as on [17] (3x,1x,2x)
1c dance on sides to top and cross no hands to 2pl while{4} 2c cross to 2pl and cast up to 1pl while{4} 3c cross to 2pl in front of 2c and cast down to 3pl (to 2,1,3) ; all turn P RH (2,1,3)
Jump for Joy 3/4L · R40

1s lead down (2s step up 3-4); 1L dances under 1M’s arm to change sides & 1s lead back to 2nd place opp sides. 2 (1) 3


1/2 mirror reels of 3 on sides (1s out/up to start); 3s+2s 1/2 turn RH remaining in centre, 3s facing down, 2s facing up & all 3 couples set


1s Petronella turn & set; Petronella turn to 2nd place own side while

3L & 2M pull back RSh & chase clockwise 1/2 round to opposite end while

3M & 2L Petronella turn to 2nd place, set; Petronella turn to join NH with partner (Lady on Man’s left)


All 3 couples set


All repeat 17-24 from new places to end as bar 16 (All on opp sides, 3s in centre 1st place, 1s in 2nd place on sides, 2s in 3rd place in centre)


1s dance out/up to top, cross & dance down to 2nd place own side while

2s cross & cast up to 1st place while

3s cross down (in front of 2s) & cast down to 3rd place


2s+1s+3s turn partner RH

Sorry, this browser doesn't seem to do SVG graphics :^(

Watch on YouTube

(YouTube must be enabled in cookie preferences to embed videos.)

(No short description.)

Added on: 2019-02-28 (Roland Telle)
Quality: Good

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Turnham Green - 12 January 2020 2020-01-12 Jacmel Dent Dec. 30, 2019, 11:21 p.m.
RSCDS Richmond (N. Yorks) February Social 2020 2020-02-07 Anna S Dec. 10, 2019, 1:05 p.m.
RSCDS Richmond (N. Yorks) Spring Dance 2024 2024-04-13 Louise Macdougall March 7, 2024, 2:56 p.m.

SCDDB User Ratings

. 0 votes
. 0 votes
. 0 votes
. 0 votes
. 0 votes
. 0 votes

Rate this Dance

Sign in to rate this dance!

User Reviews

Sign in to review this dance!