Beginners’ Corner

Useful Links

RSCDS Headquarters Website

The website offers a comprehensive guide, from basic steps, formations and resources for dancers of all levels. It explains the terminology of Scottish Country Dancing, with a Quick start guide and
examples of simple dances.

Scottish Country Dance Dictionary Website

The website offers a dictionary of dance
instructions and dance terms.

Lower Hutt Scottish Country Dancing Club

The Beginners’ videos in this site shows simple formations and steps.

Some useful Videos

Mirror Reel of three.
Cast behind line .
Advance and retire.
Stepping up or down.

3 Couple Grand Chain ( Strathspey).
Lead into 2 Couple Allemande.