The man always has 2 ladies as his corners while the lady has 2 men.
The 1st dancing couple stand back to back diagonally in the middle of the set, the man facing the 3rd lady and the lady facing the 2nd man. These are their FIRST corners. If they turn to the left the man will face the 2nd lady and the lady will face the 3rd man. These are their SECOND corners.
Rights and Lefts
This is a square formation, danced by two couples on the four sides of a square, and normally the dancers use two steps to each side of the square.
Bars 1 & 2 Give partners right hand and change places,
3 & 4 Two men give left hands, two ladies give left hand and change places.
5 & 6 Give partner right hand and change places,
7 & 8 Two men giving left hands, two ladies give left hands and change places
Cast Up and Cast Down
Cast Down: This means turning outwards and going down the outside of the set. It may be done to the bottom of the set or down one two or three places in the set according to instructions.
Cast Up: Turning outwards and going up the outside of the set. Usually done in the middle of the set one or two places.
This is a circle and may be danced by any number of people according to instructions e.g. 'six hands round' when 6 people form the circle.
Teapots or the Wheel
The movement when dancers join hands centrally and dance round with a skip step. The most common of form of this movement involves 2 couples joining right hands and dancing clockwise then changing to left hands and dancing back but there are some exceptions.