Embrace the beauty of tradition with modernity by learning Indian classical dance!
In these private online 40-minute sessions (4 in total), you will learn the principles of Indian dances from an experienced instructor who will customize the lesson to your skill level and learning goals. The class can be rebooked as needed to develop your skills.
You can choose ONE of the follow dance forms to learn:
- Bharatanatyam: Bharatanatyam is a pre-eminent Indian classical dance form and boasts the oldest classical dance heritage of India, widely regarded as the mother of many other Indian classical dance forms. These Bharatanatyam sessions will teach you how to perform this old traditional Indian dance. It is a combination of Raga, Bhava, Natya and Tala. You will learn about all the moves and practice the techniques required to perform Bharatanatyam dance.
- Kathak: Kathak is the principal classical dance of north India. Kathak dancers traditionally related stories and moral tales of gods and goddesses and characters from the “Ramayana” and “Mahabharata”. You will learn about different techniques, steps and body movements which are essential to performing proper Kathak dance. You will learn and understand why face expressions and style matter in doing Kathak dance.
All materials will be provided
All sessions are valid for 45 days upon booking
18 and older
- Students should have open space to dance and move freely at their location
via Zoom or alternate video-calling app