The Barn Dance

Formation: couples around the room facing anti-clockwise, ladies on the right.
Music: 2/4 or 4/4 pipe march. (with reggae feel!!)
Bars: Description
1-2: Starting with the outside foot, walk forward for three steps and hop (or kick).
3-4: Walk backwards for three steps and hop.
5-6: Skip sideways away from your partner (men towards the centre of the room, ladies towards the edge) for two steps and clap.
7-8: Return to partner and join in ballroom (waltz) hold.
9-12: In ballroom hold, skip sideways to the man's left, lady's right for two steps then back again.
13-16: Use four step-hops to polka anti-clockwise round the room.
Repeat ad lib.