Dance The Iona Cross 3119

Medley · 192 bars (S96+R96) · 6 couples · Square   (Progression: 264513)

Devised by
John W Mitchell
Intensity
808088 848488 888800 888888 = 13% (1 turn), 79% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Skip-Change, Slip-Step, Strathspey travel
Published in
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The Iona Cross 6S · M192

Square set with 5c facing 1c and 6c facing 3c.

1–
1c+5c+6c+3c parallel Reels4 up/down the set, to places
9–
Facing couples (1c+5c & 6c+3c) dance BtoB while{4} 2c+4c A&R across ; facing couples half R&L, 1c & 3c end facing side couples
17–
2W+1c+4M & 2M+3c+4W parallel Reels4 across
25–
Each centre dancer (1c+3c) + his two corners RHA ; 1c+3c LHA in centre while{4} corners Circle8 ¾ L (this circle is very quick and must get round in time ; can be replaced in social events by a ¾ clw chase; or by a circle8 ¼ L or R and set or by chase ¼ clw or cclw and set) (finish 2, 6, 4, 5, 1c facing top, 3c facing bottom)

Danced 3 x 32 as Strathspey, then again as Reel

The Iona Cross 6S · M192

Square set 5s face 1s & 6s face 3s. Dance 3 times Strathspey & 3 times Reel

1-8
1s+5s+6s+3s dance parallel RSh reels of 4 up/down set
9-16
1s+5s & 6s+3s dance DoSiDo as 2s & 4s Adv+Ret, 1s+5s & 6s+3s dance 1/2 R&L (1s & 3s end facing side couples)
17-24
2s & facing couple (1L+3M) with 4s & facing couple (1M+3L) dance parallel RSh reels of 4 across set
25-32
Each centre dancer (1s & 3s) dances RH across with nearest 2 corner dancers, centre dancers dance LH across once round in centre as outside couples (5s+2s+6s+4s) circle 8H round (or chase) to left 3/4 way (quickly) to new pstns with 2s at top, 6s in 2nd place, 4s in 3rd place & 5s in 4th pl

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