Ahavat Chayai

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Hebrew: אהבת חיי. Circle dance by Sefi Aviv, 1983.

As originally taught at camp in San Luis Obispo, the dance starts moving to the left. However, when it was taught in Israel, it was changed by the choreographer to start moving to the right, which is how it appears in the Rokdim video. Note in the video how Sefi himself gets a little confused about the transition from part 1 to part 2.

(This phenomenon has happened with several dances: A choreographer first teaches a dance outside Israel, to preempt other teachers, but then makes alterations so the dance's "world premiere" can be staged in Israel.)

Ahavat Chayai at israelidances.com

Video at Rokdim