Recognized as one of the 100 young achievers at the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav & completed over 2000 stage performances.
US $32.4 per class |
for 1-on-1, 60 mins class
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‘Art has the role in education of helping children become like themselves instead of more like everyone else’- Sydney Gurewitz Clemens
Bharatnatyam is one such art form that fosters values like discipline and dedication. This makes Bharatnatyam one of the most sought for pursuit, especially for children. These classes by the highly trained Bharatnatyam performer and choreographer, Dr Rekha Raju will teach students 10 basic Adavus, basic standing postures, hand gestures, and foot movements. By the end of this course students will be able to perform these Adavus on Shlokas.
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Ph.D. in Dance from Mysore University
Artistic Director - Nrithya Dhama Temple of Fine Arts
This basic course of Bharatanatyam for children (age 6 and above) will train the enrolled students on the nuances of essential postures, foot movements, hand gestures, and facial expressions that form the core of the Bharatanatyam dance form. The curriculum will include the following:
About the Teacher: Identified as a child prodigy after entering dance school at the tender age of 3 and a half years, Rekha Raju has come a long way. After refining her skills as a Bharatanatyam dancer Dr Rekha Raju has devoted most of her time to Mohiniattam, a dance form popular in Kerala.
Raised in Bangalore, the gifted artist now runs her dance school in Bangalore. Amidst this hustle and bustle, Dr Rekha Raju completed her PhD in dance from Mysore University studying Margi and desi techniques of Bharatanatyam and Mohiniyattam.
Her apprentice and assistant faculty trainer, Keerthi Uday is currently pursuing her higher studies at Mount Carmel College (Bangalore, India). She has been learning the dance form Bharatanatyam at Nrithya Dhama Temple of Fine Arts, since she was six, under the guidance of Dr Rekha Raju.
She has also completed her Prarambhik, and Praveshik Purna exams in Bharatanatyam from Bhartiya Sangeeth Prasarak Mandal (Pune), with flying colours. Apart from Bharatanatyam, she is also learning the dance forms Mohiniyatam under Dr. Rekha Raju, Thalam, and Nattuvangam under Sri. Jagdeesh Janardhanan.
She is one of the faculty members of Dr Rekha Raju’s troupe and has assisted her in several workshops and major dance festivals. Keerthi aims to assist and dedicate her knowledge to the enrolled students.
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Colorado Springs, United States
Dr. Rekha Raju (Teacher)
Bharatanatyam (Dance Styles)
Updated Dec 09, 2020