Polka – Heel and Toe – Dominica’s Traditional Dance

Heel and Toe /Polka

Polka /Heel and Toe were introduced by the Europeans. There are a few variations but the one usually danced is explained here. It is performed by extending legs and places back down on heel. This is a fairly easier dance which involves three quick step (left, right, left) dance sequence .You then extend the right leg to the side, place it down on the heel. Bend the knee and bring the foot in on the ball behind the heel of the left foot. Starting on the right leg first, execute three more quick steps (right, left, left).