A perfect introduction to the world of Scottish dance written by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, including a short history of Scottish dancing. The book takes you through simple ceilidh moves to more complex formations and set dances, illustrated through diagrams and photos. Popular traditional dances are featured, such as `Dashing White Sergeant', `Eightsome Reel', `Strip the Willow' and `Cumberland Reel'. This comprehensive collection also contains several lesser known dances such as `Flowers of Edinburgh', `Jenny Dang the Weaver', `Rakes of Glasgow' and `La Russe'. From reels to watlzes and medleys to quadrilles this little book is a celebration of Scottish traditional folk dance at its best.