Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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COWBOY DANCES
the lower left-hand corner. As you count two, step back and diagonally with your right foot to the lower right-hand corner of the square. As you count three close your left
LEARNING TO WALTZ IN THE TRADITIONAL SQUARE TWO MEASURES
First Bar of the Music Count 1—Step straight back along the side of imaginary square with
the left foot. Count 2—Step diagonally to the other back corner of the square with
the right foot. Count 3—Close the left foot to the right foot.
Second Bar of the Music Count 4—Step forward to the upper corner of the square with the
right foot. Count 5—Step diagonally to the corner of the square from which you
started with the left foot. Count 6—Close the right foot to the left foot. Repeat this over and over until the waltz step becomes instinctive.
foot to your right so they are both together in the lower right corner. Now on the second measure count one again and step forward with your right foot to the upper right-hand corner of the square; count two and step diagonally forward with your left foot to the upper left, and as you count three close your right foot to your left, and you will again be standing with both feet together in the upper left-hand corner of the square. Now repeat this slowly with the






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