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How to Dance Hawa


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Hava Nagila is a Jewish wedding dance that is distinguished by its beauty and rhythm.

Perhaps you do not belong to this people, but your fiancé or bride is a Jew, so you will have to learn all the elements of this dance.

This will give the triumph of the color of a real Jewish wedding.

You will need

  • - two chairs-
  • - a silk scarf-
  • - Jewish music.



Put a disc with Jewish folk music in the player, and if a live band plays at the celebration, then ask her to play something like that.


After that, put two chairs in the center of the hall,So that during the music the bride and groom could sit on them. And also ask to be near the chairs several strong men, who during the dance can easily raise the newlyweds up.


Collect all the guests near the center of the hall,So they danced near the young. Movements should fit the rhythm of the music, i.e. First be slow and plastic, and then gradually accelerate. Tell all those present to join hands and begin to move first to the right side with the left foot, and then to the right. The next movement begins with the fact that the left foot is put to the right, the last step is taken. All these elements are repeated.


Warn the bride and groom that the backsShould be kept in a slightly tilted state in order to prevent an accident, and also could not always hold on to the edge of the chairs. After that, prepare a silk scarf and give one end to the bride, and the other to the groom, this moment will give the dance even more touching and soulfulness. Also, advise the newlyweds to wave their scarf for a while so that guests can pass under it. By the way, among the latter must necessarily be the parents of the brothers.


During the dance, you can play a small sketchAbout the future of family life, for example, about housekeeping or about the upbringing of children. This is necessary for young people to remember their duties to each other. Then divide all the guests present on the side of the bride and groom so that a peculiar gap is formed between them, which will disappear in the course of the dance and all those present will merge into one friendly company.

How to Dance Hawa Was last modified: May 23rd, 2017 By Vaunoavg
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