*a Living dance is a 1st Generation dance that is still performed in the country of origin (or immigrant communities) as part of a social event like a wedding where others can participate (not for an audience) by people who learned the dance informally (from friends and relatives by observation and imitation, not in a classroom situation). For more information, click here and here.
KLEISTOS, an ancient-sounding but majestic slow dance from the mountains of central Greece. Kleistos means closed, the hold used at the start of the dance. The dance has 2 parts, both slow, but with different rhythms. The first is in three – 1,2, 3; 1,2, 3; Slow, Quick, Slow, Quick. The second part is in four – 1,2, 3, 4; 1,2, 3, 4; Slow, Quick,Quick;Slow, Quick, Quick.
Here’s some vids
And the dance taught: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoNMwWFNfdg
And Teaching Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q31uBnuqsg0