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If you are unable to get up from the Muzhumandi position on the beat in the 3rd speed, please revisit the leg strength exercises in the exercise section. Pay special attention to the side squats. Also practice the hip- opener exercises that are present in the flexibility section.
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The feet articulation vary in varieties of Pakkadavus. The arms can also be changed and expand to include a number of different types. The Raadha Kalpa method has chosen a specific combination of feet articulation and arm movement to allow the dancer to be able to adapt and vary in choreography a...
Pointers for Pakkadavu 1:
Watch the level of your arms. Make sure you maintain the length of your neck. Turn to the side with your head straight, without tilting. Keep your eyeballs in the centre of your eyes. When you reach to the side, do not raise the opposite elbow. maintain length.
Pointers for Pakkadavu 2:
Keep your shoulders down when stretching your arms.
Keep the height of the arm that you are looking away from. It is common to let this arm go too far back or let it drop below shoulder height.
Keep your head straight when you look to the side.
Make sure you keep you...