Ceilidh terminology

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Ballroom Hold

In ballroom hold, the dancers stand facing their partners. The man takes the ladies right hand in his left hand with arms extended to the side The man places his right hand on the ladies waist and the lady places her left hand on the mans right shoulder[1].

Ballroom hold

Heugh

A rising sound made by entheusiastic dancers.

References

  1. Image from http://dance.about.com/od/partnerdancesteps/ss/Closed_Hold.htm