Let Your kid enroll in the Bharatnatyam - Crash Course with Ananda Tandava Music and Dance School and explore the graceful south Indian classical dance with flawless expressions and seamless movements.... Read more
Bharatnatyam - an impressive classical dance form that needs rigorous practice on the wrist movements, facial expressions, and footwork. This glorious dance form has the power of healing and helps build the mind-body connection. The crash course will help kids to explore all major aspects:
Nritta - which means pure dance steps or dance sequences that are performed rhythmically. These movements and gestures do not convey any mood or thought.
Adavus – which are the basic steps in Bharatanatyam- form the basic component of Nritta.
Nrittya - involves interpretation and is the mime that corresponds to the song accompanied by music and song.
Natya - the art of storytelling through dance. Natya is the dramatic representation and the technique involved here is called “Abhinaya”.
Sthaanam ( The position of the legs), Mandalam (The position of standing), Chaari (The movement), Nritta hasta (The hand gestures)
Namaskara - Namaskara means paying respect to god, your teacher, your audience when you perform.
Posture Training - Posture training is a prerequisite to any dance style - It includes working on keeping your back is absolutely straight, your Shoulders are thrown back, Keep your chin straight. It should not face up, droop down, or sideways, Hands are on your waist and you sit in the Araimandi position or the half-sitting position.
Araimandi - Araimandi is the fundamental posture of Bharatanatyam. It is also known as Ardhamandala, Ukkaramandala, Ayatam, or the half-sitting posture.