A seasoned director, producer. choreographer and performer of dance drama productions such as - Nayika.
US $21.6 per class |
for 1-on-1, 60 mins class
Recommended: 2 classes per week | 12-16 weeks to level up
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Everyone who aspires to learn Bharatanatyam can avail of this opportunity to learn from one of the most talented dancers. The online Bharatnatyam course introduces students to a deeply spiritual dance form.
This course is designed for beginners that necessitate age criteria for students starting from 6 years. Thereafter, it is open to students from every age group. This course will give them a very strong foundation for learning more advanced dance moves.
M.A in Bharatanatyam from University of Madras
Diploma in Bharatanatyam from Kalakshetra Foundation
Dance teacher - Institution
It initiates the students into an expressive dance form that rests on the 4 core elements of the dance - Bhavam (expression), Ragam (melody), Talam (rhythm), and Natyam (dance). Bharatanatyam is a composite art form embracing the elements of nritta and natya.
It introduces the students to dynamic and rhythmic footwork, hand gestures, and facial expressions. Dancers usually depict religious stories from epics and mythologies in praise of the Lord.
A signature of this art form is the expression of divinity. To be a true exponent of the art, a dancer must have the ability to achieve spirituality through dance, dissolving their identity in the rhythm and the music, and experiencing Bhakti (devotion) from the soul.
Throughout the course, the students shall learn the basics of Bharatanatyam (including Namaskaram and warm-up exercises) and master the basic Adavus i.e. basic dance moves along with mudras (hand gestures) and other body movements (head, neck, and eye movements).
About the Teacher
Art transcends boundaries. Being a trained Bharatanatyam dancer and passionate about this great art form Theertha E Poduval seeks to get a deeper understanding through constant learning and unlearning. She likes to create and contribute novel ideas and reach a wider audience through her dance.
She has trained under Guru Smt. Kalamandalam Ajitha since the tender age of six. She has earned her Diploma in Bharatanatyam from Kalakshetra Foundation, and her MA in Bharatanatyam from Madras University. She has trained under notable dancers and teachers including Smt. Parvathi Menon, and Sri Shijith Nambiar. At present, she is training under Sri Rakesh KP.
She has performed at esteemed stages including - Kalakshetra Foundation in Chennai, Kerala Kalamandalam, Trissue, and Sai Festival Bangalore - to name a few.
Theertha has earned the CCRT scholarship in Bharatanatyam in 2019, Natwar Gopikrishna National Award in 2019, and Nandan Nrithasry Puraskar in 2019. She has become a Dooradharshan Graded Artist SPIC MACAY empanelled in 2021.
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By the end of this course, the students learn to work together in a creative manner, analyzing the possibilities of dance through Bharatanatyam. They will learn to understand the body and mind through this dance form.
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The students should have an interest and a deep passion to learn Bharatanatyam,
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