Musical Warm-up 3
Playlist 44: Flexibility • 7m 26s
This Warm-up series reinforces ideas that have already been introduced in the previous instructed series. It is recommended to start on the musical warm-ups only once you have practised the instructed series over several months, so you already have internal awareness of alignment.
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Kuditta Mettadavu: Variations
The Kuditta mettadavu, named so because of the combination of a small jump and then the dropping of the heel, is usually done with hands to the side and then a small cross at the wrists.
These variations, continue with the same movement of the feet while changing the torso and arm movements.
Pointers for Kuditta Thattadavu:
Try to go down instead of hopping up each time you snatch onto your heels.
Keep dropping your tailbone and pushing your thighs back.
When you bend to the side, elongate your lower side, so the length of your top side and bottom side remain the same.
Do not push...
Ta hata Jumtari ta Adavu
The "Ta hata jumtari ta" Adavu, is named after the syllables that are used in the practice of the Adavu. This practise is common amongst most lineages of Bharatanatyam.
The Adavu is a combination of various movements. It has the 'di, di tai" action with the Tattu and Naatu, from the muktaya ada...