Hora Chadera - Israel

Choreographed by Yankele Levy

Circle Dance, arms in Zemer Atik position (L hand on own L shoulder, palm up and R hand resting on L palm of person in front of you. Meter 4/4

Measure Count Step
Part I
1 1-4 Facing LOD, run forward on R foot (1), run forward on L foot (2), run forward on R foot (3), run forward on L foot (4).
2 1-4 Touch R heel forward (1), hold (2), step back on R foot (3), step on L foot in place.
3-8 Repeat measures 1-2 three times.
Part II
1 1-4 Facing center with arms in W-position, run forward on R foot (1), run forward on L foot (2), run forward on R foot (3), run forward on L foot (4).
2 1-2 Touch R heel forward and extend arms up above head (1), lift R leg with knee bent and lower arms slightly but not back to shoulder height (2).
3-4 Repeat counts 1-2.
3-4 Repeat measures 1-2 in opposite direction.
5-8 Repeat measures 1-4.
Part III
1 1-4 Facing center with arms in shoulder hold, step on R foot to R (1), step on L foot behind R foot (2), step on R foot to R (3), touch L foot next to R foot (4).
2 Repeat measure 1 with opposite footwork and in opposite direction.
3 1-4 Step on R foot to R (1), touch L foot next to R foot (2), step on L foot to L (3), touch R foot next to L foot (4).
4 1-4 Drop hands, and in three steps, starting on R foot, make a complete turn to R. End facing center (1-3). Hold (4).
5-8 Repeat measures 1-4 with opposite footwork and in opposite direction.
Note: One set of notes I have says that Part III is done in V-position rather than with a shoulder hold.


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