Mairi's Wedding Instructions

Also known as La Chappeloise, Sesech Circle, Carolina Promenade, The Gay Gordon, etc.)

Circle mixer | All side by side with partner facing counter clockwise, gentleman on the left and lady on right, holding inside hands

A

1-2 Dance forward four steps

      On the fourth step, turn toward your partner, then face the other way, holding hands

3-4 Fall back four steps

5-6 Dance forward four steps

      On the fourth step, turn toward your partner, then face the other way, holding hands

7-8 Fall back four steps

B

1-2  Jump in towards your partner, then jump away

3-4 Partners change places; gentlemen guide the ladies across in front of them

5-6 Jump in towards your partner, then jump away

7-8 Gentlemen twirl their partners under their left arms and behind them to the next gent, while they step forward and to the left to receive a new partner in their right hand