YouTube examples

There are hundreds if not thousands of examples of Scottish Country Dancing on YouTube.

The Box Hill & District Scottish Society suggest the following YouTube examples provide a good introduction to Scottish Country Dancing

Scottish Country Dancing

This is a 6 minute instructional video which has been produced by the National Health Service in the UK. It features a group from the Royal Society of Scottish Country Dancing in Scotland and is really an introduction to SCD and it extols the health benefits which come from SCD.

Basic Formations***

Here you will find short videos demonstrating formations such as rights and lefts, hands round and back, grand chain, reels of 3, reels of 4, ladies chain and many more.

Scottish country dancing: Key to eternal youth?

Here you can see ordinary folk attending a Scottish Country Dance class and hear them tell you why they dance.

Eightsome Reel - Dunedin Summer School 10.11

This is a well filmed and danced example of a wonderful Scottish dance,the Eightsome Reel

Scottish Country Dance Schiehallion

This is an example of a semi professional group of Scottish dancers performing in a dancing competition

Amazing Grace

This is a group of Russians in beautiful ball gowns dancing a Strathspey

Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

This site has links to YouTube videos of a number of traditional Scottish Country Dances. It is a good place to start if you are looking for a demonstration of a particular dance.

BBC One Scottish Country Dancing

This is a link to a step-by-step guide to some popular dances