Bharatanatyam is presumably the oldest classical art form of Indian tradition and is regarded as a mother of many other Indian dance forms. It is a romantic medley of “bhava’, “raga” and “thala”. The theory behind the musical notes, vocal performance, and the dance movements trace back to the ancient Natya Shastra, and many Sanskrit and Tamil texts such as the Abhinaya Darpana.
This course will introduce students to one or more of the above mentioned highly acclaimed ancient Indian classical dance forms. You will learn the basic adavus, involving the basic standing postures, hand gestures, and foot movements and culminate by teaching students on performing these adavus to a shloka. Students after completing this beginner’s course will walk away confident with the basic theoretical and practical knowledge
The intermediate course is for students who are already well versed in the basics . To start with students will review the basics and origins of this art and then move on to more advanced practices and techniques, like abhinaya. The experts in the team of Asha Sharath will meet each student at their current level and tailor the course to their needs and goals as a dancer.
This is a course designed for the dreamers, who dreams of dancing for enjoyment, but think it is too late to learn. This wonderfully fun course is perfect for someone who is passionate about this art form but never got the opportunity to pursue their passion. Remember nothing is late in life.
Professional This highly structured course is for students who aim to become professional in the field of dance and want to take up this as a career. The Asha Sharath Team will guide and polish your talents so you are well on your way to become a professional performer/teacher.