Types of Dancing

Each type of dance has steps that are choreagraphed in eight counts and are done with right foot starting and then with left foot starting.

Reels are counted in beats of 4's and 8's

Jigs are counted in beats of 3's and 5's

Slip Jigs are counted in beats 5's

Hornpipes are counted in beats of 4 with accents on 1 and 3

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