Jacks Alive

Dance to the tune of JACKS ALIVE (32 bar jig)

how you stand – this is a dance for you and your partner and some other couples in a longways set. Your partner stands opposite you.

what you do

A1 “jump-kick” four times then walk 4 steps towards your partner and 4 steps away.

A2 do all that again! 

B1 the couple at the top of the set gallop 8 steps down the middle of the set and then back up again.

B2 everyone gallops down 8 steps, the top couple makes an arch and everyone comes through it back to place – so there is a new couple at the top of the set.

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