The Helter Skelter Schottische is a chaotic schottische mixer described by Fran Riel and Buleah Davis in their 1966 book Happy Dancing, Handbook of Dance Mixers.
Part I - Find Partner (2 bars): During the A part of the dance (run-2-3-hop, run-2-3-hop), find a partner.
Part II - Do Variation (2 bars): During the B part, dance any B part variation.
Then separate from partner to repeat from the beginning.
The recommended music is "any good schottische."
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For more dance descriptions, see our three books on dancing:
The Book of Mixers: 100 Easy-Teach Dances for Getting Acquainted (2022) by Richard Powers and Nick & Melissa Enge,
Cross-Step Waltz: A Dancer's Guide (2019) by Richard Powers and Nick & Melissa Enge, and
Waltzing: A Manual for Dancing and Living (2013) by Richard Powers and Nick Enge.
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