Greek Folk Dances: Tsakonikos

This dance is from Tsakonia in the Peloponessos

Open circle, leader at right, hands in "escort" hold w/ R hand under

Part I
Beat Step(s)
1 Step R foot forward (facing counter-clockwise)
2 Step L foot forward (facing counter-clockwise)
3 Step R foot forward (facing counter-clockwise)
4 Step L foot forward (facing counter-clockwise)
5 Draw R foot up to L foot (no change of weight)
6-40 Repeat beats 1-5 7 times (8 times total)
Part II
1 Step R foot forward (facing counter-clockwise)
2 Step L foot forward (facing counter-clockwise)
3 Step R foot forward (facing counter-clockwise)
4 Hop R foot (barely leaving the floor)
& Step L foot forward (facing counter-clockwise)
5 Step R foot forward (facing counter-clockwise)
6-10 Repeat beats 1-5 (opposite foot starts)
11-40 Repeat Part II beats 1-10 three more times (4 times total)