Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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THE ROUND DANCES
99
WALTZ TURN WITHIN A SQUARE FOUR MEASURES
Stand near 12 at the right side of a square (whose sides are numbered 3𧛵 and 12) and which has its four corners clipped off (as 1𦴛 and 10).
First Measure
Count 1桽tep with right foot and face out and to the right. Count 2桽tep with left foot to far end of that side. Count 3桟lose right foot to left foot.
Second Measure
Count 4<Step back with left foot to near end of next side of square
facing in. Count 5桽tep to far end of same side with right foot. Count 6桟lose left foot to right foot
Third Measure
Count 7桽tep diagonally forward to near end of next side with right
foot facing out. Count 8桽tep with left foot to far end of this same side. Count 9桟lose right foot to left foot.
Fourth Measure
Count 10桽tep diagonally back with left foot to near end of the side
from which you started. Count 11桽tep with right foot to far end of this side, putting foot
down in original position. Count 12桟lose left foot to right foot and you are back where you
started from.
Repeat over and over until order of steps and complete revolution become instinctive.
By starting at the other end of this side with the left foot the entire figure can be reversed.