Aztec dancer wearing his feather head dress and regalia at Drums Along the Hudson, A native American and Multicutural Celebration , in Inwood Hill Park, NYC.
Members of Kalpulli Huchuetlahtolli ( K.I ) Aztec / Conchero / Mexca dance tradition to preseve and teach the dance and indigenous traditions to communities of NY and NJ.
Every movement in the choreography of dance has a specific meaning. Squats and serpentine movements represent fertility, steps firmly on the ground and planting land, air and turns the spirit, advanced steps and retroceded fire and water zigzagging steps. Always relation to the four elements is found. water, fire, wind, earth.
Also this number is prevalent in Mexican culture as it also represents the four directions, north, south, east, west among other interpretations. Azteca dance origins in Mexihca.