A streaming on demand training program for Bharatanatyam. The program offers strength and conditioning, dance technique, repertoire and theory.
You will be able to stream and follow the strength and conditioning workouts to find balance, alignment and efficiency in your dance practice.
The alignment and adavu practice will offer generic corrections applicable to any style and help you find awareness in your movement practice.
The repertoire and sequencing will give you practice korwes, and Jathis, and also offer lessons in the rhythmic construct.
The program will also have guest lectures and lessons on theory of bharatanatyam that serve as tools applicable in the practice of bharatanatyam.
Video releases every two weeks.
Adavus are the essentials of the practice of Bharatanatyam. They are the basic unit of movement They can be compared to words of a vocabulary. Adavus are a combination of Abhinaya hastas, Sthanakas and feet articulation with the floor, causing movement. They have a beginning and an end and extensively use the Araimandi and Muzhumandi positions in combination with the Aalidam, Pratyalidam and Vaishaka Sthanas.
We recommend that the student watches the instructions for the Aduvus, before commencing the practice of each Adavu set for at least a period of 5 to 6 months.
The video explains muscle engagement and visualisation to make your arms work with finesse and clarity. The premise of the Raadha Kalpa method is that the movement of the limbs must arise from the core. This video explains the logic of muscular engagement such that the arms are not disconnected f...
Adavus have starting , transitory and ending positions. It is important to know, understand and embody these positions before embarking on Adavu practice. These positions are mentioned in the Natyashastra and Abhinaya Darpana with different names. The RK Method refers primarily to the Natyashastra.