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
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.