Monthly Archives: February 2012

Yareach Limon – ירח לימון

The second dance I taught this week was Yareach Limon (Lemon Moon).  This is a favorite on Tuesday nights and many people had asked me to review it over the past few months.  Enjoy!!

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Gevanim – גוונים

The first dance I taught this week was Gevanim.  The second part of this dance is also in the next dance I taught – Yareach Limon – so this was a good introduction!

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Vilner Gaon – הגאון מוילנה

I finally taught the dance Vilner Gaon this past week.  Mitch Ginsburgh had taught this dance in Philadelphia during the workshop on MLK Weekend, and many of the dancers who went to that workshop loved it!  Here’s a video Mitch … Continue reading

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Zohi Artzi – זוהי ארצי

I started the teaching portion of this past week’s group with the dance Zohi Artzi.  The trickiest part of this dance comes in the first four counts – with a turn through your left shoulder traveling CCW on the circle. … Continue reading

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Mamriim – ממריאים

The second dance I reviewed last night was Mamriim.  This has been in the Tuesday night repertoire for years, and some dancers who started on Tuesday nights after this dance was introduced had asked me for a review.  Here’s a … Continue reading

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Nof Yaldut – נוף ילדות

I taught this dance this past Tuesday to the early group.  This dance starts with the sequence “open mayim, two-step turn and cha-cha-cha” which is contained in so many of the newer circle dances.  It is definitely a critical sequence … Continue reading

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Kids Dancing For Tu B’Shvat Tomorrow!!!

Join Sharon Gelboin-Katz tomorrow – Tuesday, February 7 – from 7pm to 7:30pm for a Tu B’Shvat edition of ISRAELI DANCING FOR KIDS!! I will do limited instruction from 7:30 to 8pm (reviewing Shir HaShirim and Darkeinu) and of course … Continue reading

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