Manchester Galop

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Manchester Galop

Couples in old fashioned waltz hold around the room, men facing the line-of-dance (anti-clockwise)
A B  Slide in Chasse out Couples take 4 gliding chasse  steps diagonally towards the centre of the room. The man commences with left foot, lady the right.
Couples take 8 short chasse steps diagonally out.
This diagonal in and out is called the piece-of-cake.
AB Slide inChasse out Slide in and chasse out again.
C Galop Couples do circular galop, advancing leading foot, (man’s left, lady’s right), bring up following foot in a scissors action. around room anti-clockwise
Special tune although others can be adapted played ABABC, its the number of notes per bar not tempo that changes. A very popular, vigorous couples dance.

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