Bepundak Katan - Israel

Dance introduced by: Avi Peretz - 1988
Formation: Circle
Starting arm position: Hands are not joined
Meter: 4/4
Steps used Na'ale Step, Grapevine, Stamp
Measure Count Step
Part I
1 1-4 Facing center, do one Na'ale Step.
2 1-4 Facing out of circle, do one Na'ale step starting on the L foot and pivoting L instead or R.
3 1-2 Step on R foot to R (1), step on L foot in place (2), step onto R foot in front of L foot (3), step on L foot in place
4 1-4 Step back on R foot (1), step on L foot in place (2), lightly stamp R foot next to L foot (3), hold (4).
5-6 Repeat measures 1-2.
7 1-2 Repeat counts 1-2 of measure 3.
3-4 Brush R foot while lifting R leg with knee bent in front of L leg (3), slap top of R thigh with R hand (4).
8 1-2 Repeat counts 3-4 of measure 3.
3-4 Repeat counts 1-2 of measure 4.
9 1-2 Lightly stamp R foot next to L foot (1), pivot on L foot to face RLOD (4). Note: measure 9 only has two beats.
Part II
1 1-4 Step on R foot to R (1), close L foot to R foot (2), step on R foot to R (3), pivot on R foot to face LOD (4).
2 Repeat measure 1 with opposite footwork. After the pivot, you should be facing RLOD.
3 1-2 Sway on R foot to R (1), sway on L foot to L (2).
3-4 Start a grapevine to the L by stepping on R foot across L foot (3-4).
4 1-4 Finish Grapevine step (1-2), step on R foot across L foot (3), step on L foot in place and pivot on L foot to face center (4).
5 1-4 Sway R (1-2), sway L (3-4).
6 1-4 Make a complete three-step turn to R (1-3), hold (4).
7-8 Repeat measures 1-2 with opposite footwork and in opposite direction.

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