Dance of the Week
(Music from USA)
Choreographed by Jim Gold
Dear Dancers and Travelers,
Welcome to our folk dance family!
Wildwood Flower is the Dance of the Week.
Music is from USA.
See A Treasury of International Folk Dances
Written instructions: p 219.
Wildwood Flower danced by Jim Gold
WILDWOOD FLOWER . . . USA
Choreography: Jim Gold in international folk dance style
Music: Sung by Keith Whitley
Formation: Open circle, arms in V position. Thumbs behind (holding) belt buckles
Jim Gold Youtubes video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KJZqNmQ5Sc
Introduction. No introduction, start right away (after up beat).
Into ctr and back. Arms in V position
1 Step R fwd (ct 1), scuff L(ct &), step L fwd (ct 2), scuff R (ct &)
2 Step R fwd (ct 1), scuff L (ct &), tch L fwd (ct 2)
3 Step L back (ct 1), R back (ct 2),
4 L back (ct 1), tch R next to L (ct 2)
5 Step R to rt (ct 1), close L to R (ct 2)
6-10 Repeat meas 1-5
Moving LOD, facing LOD. Thumbs behind (holding) belt buckles
1 6 step-scuff steps
Step R (ct 1) scuff L (ct &), step L (ct 2), scuff R (ct &)
2-3 Repeat meas 1 2x
4 5 sides: Face ctr: R (ct 1), close L to R (ct 2)
5-9 Repeat meas 4 3x
ORDER OF STEPS
1. First Step: 1x, Second Step: 1x