Mechol Hamezeg
Dance: Moshiko Halevy Meter: 4/4
Music: Folk (Chassidic) Intro: 4 meas.
Formation: Circle, facing diagonally right, hands held down.
Part 1:
Meas.
1 Traveling in LOD, step frwd on R (1), step frwd on L (2),
hop on L turning 180 degrees L (CCW) to face RLOD (3), and
step frwd on R (4).
2 Traveling in RLOD, step frwd on L (1), step frwd on R (2),
step back on L (3), and step back on R (4).
3 Traveling in RLOD, facing diag. L: step frwd on L (1), leap
frwd onto R (2), step frwd on L (3), and leap frwd onto R (4).
4 2 two-steps: L-R-L (counts 1 and 2), R-L-R (3 and 4).
5-8 Mirror image of 1-4, i.e. repeat 1-4, traveling in opposite
direction and using opposite footwork.
9-16 Repeat measures 1-8.
Part 2:
1 Facing center: leap on R to R turning upper body to R (1),
leap on L to L turning upper body to L (2), step on R XFL (3),
step back in place on L (4)
2 Step-hop frwd on R and hold (1-2), step back on L (3), step on R
next to L (4). Styling: On (1), swing arms forward and up as high
as possible (hands remain joined) and simultaneously extend the
left leg backwards for balance.
3-4 Mirror image of 1-2.
5 Hop on R to R and hold (1-2), step on L XBR (3), step back in
place on R (4).
6 Mirror image of 5.
7-8 Leap R onto R, sliding L toe along floor (1), step on L XFR (2),
step on R to R, turning body slightly R and bending R knee
slightly (3), step on L XFR (4), step back on R (5), full turn
L (CCW) with L-R-L (6-8).
9-16 Repeat measures 1-8.