Dancers carry a small musical instrument with jingling cymbals called the Lezim, after which the dance form is named.This dance is named after a wooden idiophone to which thin metal discs are fitted which produce a jingling sound and the dancers use this while dancing. Dholki, a drum instrument is used as the main percussion music. It is performed dressed in colourful costumes. The dance is frequently used as a fitness drill by schools, militias and other institutions because it involves many calisthenic moves and can be quite strenuous. Lezim is much a vigorous physical exercise and drill as a dance; the formations are in twos and fours and even in a circle.
^Shobhna Gupta (2002), Dances of India, Har-Anand Publications, ISBN81-241-0866-8, "... Lezim is the most common folk dance associated with physical fitness tradition of the region. The lezim is a small frame to which metal discs are fixed ..."
^Folk Dances of Western India, Rangashree Dances, retrieved 2009-07-21, "... The Lezim dance is named for the instrument used in the dance. The lezim is made of a wooden stick, to which is strung a flexible loop with cymbals or pieces of metal that make a clashing sound ..."