Reely Quick on the Sides

16 bar reel for 3 couples in a longwise set

by Tim Harrison (2001)

Bars     Directions
1-8   First man, with the second and third man, dance a right should reel of three. First woman, with second and third woman, dance a left shoulder reel of three.
9-16   First couple cross with right hands, cast off one place, and dance a half figure of eight around the second couple.
Repeat from new position.

Recommended tune: Any good reel.

Note: This is a teaching dance. It provides practice with (1) starting a dance with a reel of three and (2) fourth position couple starting as third dancing couple on the third, fifth, and seventh repetitions.