The legacy of Cretan dances and music is immensely rich and tightly knit to the Cretan culture. Pentozali, Sousta, Chaniotikos, Syrto are some of the most popular Cretan dances that people still dance to on occasions of joy and celebration. They are very rhythmic, strong and proud living an unforgettable impression to whomever watches them let alone dances along with others. It is worth mentioning that Cretan dances are also an excellent cardiovascular exercise that shapes the body and straightens your posture. Public folklore dancing can be mostly witnessed during the summer season, at various feasts. Many hotels host Cretan nights, during which guests are given the opportunity to learn some basic steps.