Key steps from Bulgarian folklore dances: Ruchenitza

After we've made a short overview of the Bulgarian folklore dances, now we'll show you a few key steps from our traditional dances.

Let's start with Ruchenitza, which is maybe the most popular Bulgarian folk dance - you can learn more about Ruchenitza from the video below:


So, Bulgarian folklore dance Ruchenitza is a bouncing step done in many variations and you can learn the basic steps with tips from a professional dancer in this free dancing video tutorial:


Next is the Ruchenitza Scissoring - this is a step that alternately slides each foot forward with a bounce. Watch the video to learn the step:


And finally, let's see the whole dance on a traditional Bulgarian music:


Instructor: Elissaveta Iordanova

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