Genevieve's Jig

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Sep 18

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Genevieve's Jig

National Dance Day in the United States falls on the last Saturday of July.   It was founded and officially recognized in 2010 to promote dance education and physical fitness.

For extra fitness (physical or mental), why not try one of the following Scottish Country Dances which are known either for their difficult choreography or physical demands on the dancer.

Here is a list of some dances often mentioned by Scottish Country Dance teachers  as particularly "challenging" dances.

In no particular order:

For a study on how dancing of any kind can keep you physically and mentally sharp (well known to Scottish Country Dancers), click the keep calm poster.   

Happy Dancing!

Genevieve's Jig
Genevieve's Jig

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The majority of dance descriptions referenced on this site have been taken from the


Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary or the

Scottish Country Dancing Database 


Snapshots of dance descriptions are provided as an overview only.  As updates may have occurred, please click the dance description to be forwarded to a printable dance description or one of the official reference sources.

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