In four bars of music you will dance four travelling of seting steps.
However in four bars of music (for a circle), you will dance eight slip
steps. As simple as that. (eight slip steps round and back) As teachers we
tend to count the steps rather than the musical bars.
>I'm wondering if anyone can answer this question. One of our dancers, who
is >a musician, has always been bothered by the fact that we count travelling >steps and setting steps in "real" time, i.e. 1 and 2 and 3 and... (I know, >123, 223, 323,...), but we count circles 12345678, even though those steps >only take four bars. Can anyone enlightened her (and me!)? >Cheers, >Colleen > > >-- >"Colleen Putt" <firstname.lastname@example.org> > >