Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more of an iconic dance there. Square dancing consists of 4 couples arranged in a square formation. This square dance lesson is clear and to the point. Search "square dance instructional animation" on Wonderhowto for more square dance steps.
How to do a Cross Trail Thru (8 Chain Thru) square dance step:
Starting Square Dance Formation: Facing Couples
TIMING: --6, SS 6
Cross Trail Thru Formations Definition: From facing couples: As one smooth motion, Pass Thru and Half Sashay. Ends in square dance couples back-to-back.
Note: When one hears "Cross Trail Thru To Your Corner; Allemande Left", the Cross Trail Thru is danced, as one smooth motion, Pass Thru and left-shoulder Partner Tag.