On Thu, 31 Jan 2002, simon scott wrote: > I totally agree with Martin. The dancing couple or couples, while
they > are, should be supported by the standing couples. If I am standing to > the right of a dancer who is setting with strathspey I am happy to
allow > them to dance in front of me in order that they may enjoy their
setting > to the full. For me there is no lack of courtesy on their part.
Would you consider moving slightly to the side so as to permit the
to perform the setting step without dancing in front of you and thus to
make the dancer feel more comfortable?
Priscilla Burrage Vermont US
Yes, of course I would.
If there was room to my right or behind me I would most certainly
accommodate. My whole point is that I do not feel compromised or
concerned if a dancing couple come in front of a standing couple in
order to dance their few bars. I don't see it as rude. However if the
standing couple can make a slight adjustment, in order to help that
happen, then all the better.