SCA Dance Cheat Sheets
Setting: A line or circle of dancers
A: 1- 4Double left, double right.
5- 8Repeat 1-4.
B: 9-10Kick right, left, right, feet together, making a half turn left to
11-12Cross your arms over your chest and bow your head.
Bring your right toe to touch your left foot,
then left toe to touch right, then right to left,
then bring your feet together to stand normally.
13-14repeat 9-10, turning to face in,
This is one of the mimed bransles, which contains ``gestures resembling those made by hermits in greeting.'' Arbeau goes on to state: ``I believe that it originally derived from some masquerade in which the young men were dressed in garments like those worn by hermits. But I do not advise you to wear such habits for fancy dress, nor to mimic the behavior of a Religious Order, because one should respect both their cloth and their persons. On this occasion, however, I shall hold my peace.''