Head and shoulders of Aztec dancers in his regalia at Drums Along the Hudson, in Inwood Hill Park, NYC.
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 / Mexihca in