The Czardas Dance
I am trying to identify the Russian dance where the "dancers" have their arms crossed in front of them while they bouncing up and down and alternately extending one of their legs out in front of them. Can you help on this one?
The difficult dance you refer to is called the czardas, or char'dash (with the emphasis on the first syllable). Although people often associate it with Russia, it is actually a folk dance of the Magyar, the dominant people of Hungary.