Adavus: Practice videos
Kartharee Adavu 4
The Kartharee adavu is a movement that begins with a jump, followed by the crossing of the legs. The name could come from the hasta that is used or from the fact that the legs cross.
The Last kartharee adavu uses a big jump to land with the legs crossed.
The arms move in a complete mandala, circular motion as the jump happens. Pay specific attention to the way the arms and torso move and coordinate.
Things to keep in mind:
- Make sure the shoulder is down in the arm that crosses the body. Pull it back into the shoulder socket to keep the alignment
- Foot is in kunchitam as it crosses.
- Make sure the arm makes a full circle
- Practise the horse jumps and the horse jumps with turns from the alignment series before doing this Adavu.
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Mandi 1st speed
The Mandi Adavu gets it's name from the movement that involves the knee being placed on the ground alternately.
It is very important to do the exercises that strengthen the legs substantially and do all the exercises for Araimandi for a long period of time before embarking on this Adavu.
Mandi Adavu Variations
The Mandi adavu is named such because there is a small jump on the balls of the feet after which the knee is placed on the ground.
Things to remember:
- stay lifted as much as possible without sitting on the heels
- keep pushing the thighs back and the heels forward to keep your muscles engaged...
Korwe Adavu 1
The Korwe adavu is a combination of previously introduced foot and body articulations. It is called a Korvey adavu as it cannot be placed into any specific category. It has a Tattu, naatu, Bramari, Serikal amongst other movements. Some Korwe adavus also use a Kudittam in the feet.
Things to kee...