[SCA-Dance] looking for a few good dances to start our group
alexbclark at pennswoods.net
Sun May 11 18:43:59 EDT 2008
At 04:09 PM 5/8/2008 -0500, Tim McDaniel wrote:
> > & are there any others that are simple for beginners?
>I've always been fond of Half Hannigan for a warmup.
>- it's vigorous without being exhausting (if your music isn't too
>- it's the prototypical English Country Dance, consisting of nothing
> BUT doubling, siding, and arming
On the contrary, this does not make it a prototype. It is more like an
>- it's a mixer, so it's good for "how do you do?" or a brief "hi,
> Jane, long time no see!"
I advise against teaching this modern dance to beginners. Why should we
make them crawl before they can walk? Let's teach historical dances to
Henry of Maldon/Alex Clark
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