Subjects: Dance

Kathak

Kathak is an Indian classical dance form that originated in the lands of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. We offer the art form based on the Lucknow Gharana, as formulated by Pandit Birju Maharaj. A notable feature of Kathak is the intricate footwork and the highlight of the dance is the tahai, a spinning movement in one spot at great speed. Both ...
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Odissi

Odissi is an Indian classical dance style from the eastern state of Odisha, India. Like other forms of Indian classical dance, Odissi traces its origin to antiquity. This dance style is characterised by two unique positions: the square chowka pose, and the tribhangi ­where the body is deflected into 3 bends. While footwork is very firm and strong, movements ...
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Bharathanatyam

Entering the Bharathanatyam hall, which we fondly address as Kanagasabai, one would find many groups of young budding artistes learning from the various teachers. Each class is in full concentration with their teacher’s instructions and the beats that the thatukali produces. Each group is learning a different topic at a different pace, and each student is carefully ...
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