Dance Type: Circle
Dance Steps Used: Davids, walking hops, mayim, stomp, step/heel
Dance Choreography: Traditional Yiddish
The Klezmer is a dance that was historically popular amongst Yiddish speaking Jewish communities in Europe. It has experienced a revival recently and is popular around the world. It is a fast enjoyable Jewish dance.
4 x fast Davids CCW - arms out when stepping out; arms crossed at waist when feet crossed.
4 x fast walks into the centre of the circle hop on 4th step and clap/repeat out of circle hop and clap
2 x mayims CW. Finish with L foot in place R step in front of and returns to position (llike a yemenite)
repeat with R foot in place L step in front, stomp, stomp.
Pivot to face CCW walk forward x 4 - heel and arms up/toe down (same foot 4xcount)
1xMayim out of the circle finish facing the circle heel and arms up/toe pointing hp (same foot 4-count)
Repeat into the circle facing outside the circle, heel and arms up
We have only included a few choreographed worship dances on this website but will gradually add dances. If you'd like a particular worship dance please send an email to with the song name and version. If we are familiar with it, or if we can access the beat, we will be happy to send you a possible choreography which you can adapt to your own worship.