The slow version of the dance is called χασάπικο βαρύ / χασάπικος βαρύς (hasapiko vary or hasapikos varys, "heavy hasapiko") and generally employs a 4 4 meter. The fast version of the dance uses a 2 4 meter. It is variously called γρήγορο χασάπικο (grigoro hasapiko, "fasthasapiko") or χασαποσέρβικο (hasaposerviko), the last two terms in reference to Serbian and other Balkan influences on this version of the dance. The fast version is also called μακελλάριος χορός (makellarios horos),
Sirtaki is a relatively new, choreographed version of hasapiko.