Dance of the Week
plus a story, song, and tour
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Enjoy Naxos Kalimera.
Imagine dancing your morning Syrto on the Greek island of Naxos (largest of the Cyclades)
with Aegean Sea waves lapping at the shore.
Naxos Kalimera (Naxos Morning) is the Dance of the Week.
Plus a story and song for added pleasures.
Click your way to happiness on these links:
- Folk dance: Naxos Kalimera: Demonstration by Jim Gold
- Teaneck Wednesday Morning Folk Dancers
- Written instructions: Page 129 of “Treasury of International Folk Dances”
- Story: The Elephant Who Wanted to Become a Rabbit: Finding your dancer within.
- Song: Louie Tickle: (Classic guitar)
Tour: Videos from our folk tour of Greece: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zERwatzqt-4&list=PLjW_hFQK0Cfypwy8aAY06HwyhTc_jCUep&index=1
All choreographies, stories, and songs by Jim Gold.
For more information, see below, or contact Jim at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Easy-to-follow guide to 124 new folk dances
- Each dance links to YouTube video demonstration
- Step-by-step written instructions for each dance
- Add exciting folk dances for your repertoire
- Available in e-book and paperback versions on Amazon
Folk Tours for the Hungry Heart
Albania and Kosovo: May 4-16, 2021
Kosovo extension: 16-18, 2021
Led by Lee Otterholt
Tirana, Durres, Vlora Folk Dance Festival!
Kruja, Saranda, Berat, Shkodra, Gjirokastra
Peru, Bolivia, Chile: May 22-June 3, 2021
Led by Martha Travera
Cuzco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu,
Quechua Village, Lake Titicaca, Uyuni, La Paz, Atacama Desert
Norway, Denmark, Sweden June 8-21, 2021
Led by Lee Otterholt
Oslo, Gothenburg, Helsingborg, Copenhagen
Poland: June 9-22, 2021
Led by Richard Schmidt
Warszawa, Żelazowa Wola, Olsztyn, Malbork, Gdańsk Gdynia,
Sopot, Toruń, Oświęcim, Kraków, Zakopane
Germany, Austria, Lichtenstein, Switzerland: June 16-29, 2021
Folk Dance and Yodeling Tour.
First of its kind!
Led by Jim Gold, Lee Otterholt, and Lee Friedman
Munich, Saltzburg, Innsbruck, Swiss Alps, Lucerne, Zurich
Bulgaria: Koprivshtitsa Folk Festival Tour: August 2-15, 2021
Held once every 5 years. (Filling quickly.)
Led by Jim Gold, Lee Otterholt, Lee Friedman
Sofia, Plovdiv, Bansko, Veliko Turnovo, and great Koprivshtitsa Folk Festival
Ireland August 7-19, 2021
Led by Lee Friedman
Galway, Connemara, Aran islands, Doolin, Killarney,
Kerry, Cork, Blarney, Dublin
Greece and the Greek Islands: October 9-22, 2021
Best first trip itinerary to Greece!
Led by Jim Gold and/or Lee Otterholt:
Athens, Nauplia, Sparta, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora,
Mycenae, Epidaurus Greek Island Cruise to Mykonos,
Crete, Rhodes, Patmos, Kusadasi (Turkey)
Romania: October 4-17, 2021
Klezmer and Folk Dance Tour
Led by Jim Gold with Nancy Hoffman, Carl Dimow, and Lee Friedman
Bucharest, Brasov. Sibiu. Sinaia
Israel: March 13-24, 2022
Led by Jim Gold, Joe Freedman, and Lee Friedman
Jerusalem, Masada, Tel Aviv, Galilee, Haifa, Tiberias, Safed, and Golan Heights
Spain: September 15-28,2022
Andalusia Festival Tour
Led by: Lee Otterholt
Malaga, Ronda, Cadiz, Seville, Cordoba, Granada
Folk Dance Classes with Jim Gold
Dances horas, pravos, hasapicos, kolos, and more!
A TREASURY of INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCES
A Step-by-Step Guide Choreographed
A Father-Son Odyssey
From Bronx Violinist to Bulgarian Folk Dancer
HANDFULS of AIR
Whimsical, humorous, philosophical stories, songs, poems
A NEW LEAF
Adventures in the Creative Life