Jive talkin'- how the oldest dance in town is swinging back into action
Rachel Lavin investigates country and western jiving, the new youth dance craze sweeping the nation
Published 14/02/2016 | 02:30
Two steps, spin, unwrap your lady, and above all else, 'keep her lit'! These are the instructions being directed to me as I weave myself into a tangled knot of arms and misplaced boot, a twirl of check print shirts and confused expressions.
I've come to the Quad Centre in Roscommon town for a lesson in country and western jiving, taught by a very patient instructor, Niall Doorhy, to a class of more than 30 eager jivers.
Now, if only I didn't keep tangling myself up in their instructor.