Five Star Polka

Written by Mike Waters. 1990

Formation: Square set 4 people, 1 in centre

Music: 48 bar Jig


    2          5

          1

    3          4


8    Circle Left and Right around centre person, (2-5 round 1)
4    Right Hand star at top (1 with 2 and 5).
4    Left Hand star at bottom (1 with 3 and 4)
8    Right shoulder Reel of 3 (1 with 2 and 4)
8    Left shoulder Reel of 3 (1 with 3 and 5)
2    Circle left half way at top (1 with 2 and 5)
2    1 duck through arch, 2 and 5 change places
2    Circle left half way at bottom (1 with 3 and 4)
2    1 duck through arch, 3 and 4 change places
8    1 and 2 swing to change places

48    Repeat with new 1 and 3 swing to finish with 3 in centre
48    Repeat with new 1 and 4 swing to finish with 4 in centre
48    Repeat with new 1 and 5 swing to finish with 5 in centre
48    Repeat with new 1 and 2 swing to finish with 2 in centre

Dance ends with original 1 in centre, others rotated one place.

Mike's original instructions  PDF  GIF

Dance Description Copyright Don Richmond 2012

This may be reproduced for self-educational purposes.