How to Do an Advanced Routine in Irish Step Dancing

Learn how to do an advanced routine in Irish step dancing in this Howcast dance video with Darrah Carr.

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How to do an advanced routine in Irish dance.

There are an endless variety of advanced routines one can choreograph for Irish dance, as long as one remains within the confines of eight bars for the right side and repeats it with a symmetrical or identical eight bars for the left side. Here we will demonstrate just one example of how to do an advanced routine in Irish dance.

We've selected eight moves to start wit,h beginning with a turn two three, and skip two three, hop steps, over two three, additional hop steps, double hop, twist back, jump back, entrechat quatre. This completes eight bars of the right leg of an advanced routine in Irish dance.

We'll count that for you now. Ready, and, hop one, and two, and three, and four, and five, six, seven, eight.

We'll now demonstrate the left side of our advanced routine beginning, with the turn two three, a skip two three, hop steps, over two three, additional hop steps, double hop, twist, jump back, entrechat quatre. This completes the left side of our advanced routine.

We'll count that for you now. Ready, and, hop one, and two, and three, and four, and five, six, seven, eight.

We'll now demonstrate the right side into the left side with counts. And, hop one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight. Left side. One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight.

How to do an advanced routine in Irish dance.

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