Friday, February 29, 2008

Lelim Yar - Pontic Greek

Lelim Yar
Ak Dag maten, Pontos, (Greece)

Taught by Kyriakos Moisidis
Opa in the Desert 2006

Notes by Andrew Carnie, October 28, 2006
Meter 2/4
Formation: Closed Circle; W position

Variation 1. hands in W position

Bar 1 Facing slight R of center, Step R to R, Cross L in front
Bar 2 Step R to R, facing center. Touch L
Bar 3 Step Back on left touch R.

Variation 2 Swinging Arms

Footwork is the same, but with a bounce after each step. Steps are also larger and more energetic. Arms swing in this variation; Arms go back on first step to R. One forward-back swing per bar

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