3 Seasons

The Strength and flexibility section will help condition your body and prepare you for the practice of Bharatanatyam. It is recommended that you do two modules of flexibility and strength every week in order to see progress and improvement. Each module addresses different areas of the body. It is recommended to vary the modules and also repeat. Always listen to your body and make sure you don't push yourself too far. It is ok to take breaks when needed and listen to your body

Please start with the beginner modules and work your way up to the more advanced modules so you stay safe and ensure your body does not suffer injury.

  • Introduction to strength and flexibility

    Episode 1

  • Introduction to Flexibility

    Episode 2

  • General mobility


    This is a great session to do on a day when you feel tight or sore. It opens up your body without expecting too much of it. You can also do it before you start a warm-up or after a strength or dance session. It is a session that is safe to practice early in the morning.

  • Hip Openers

    Episode 4

    This series can be practiced after a basic warm up, before beginning an Adavu practice.

    The hip opener series will help you navigate through tight hips. It will help you mobilise your hips and enable you to push your thighs back while sitting in Araimandi. Please do this in combination with str...

  • Hamstring and Hip flexor flow

    Episode 5

    This instructional video can be used in combination with any of the other flexibility videos or after a strength section has been practised. Do not practise this before a strength workout or just before practising dance.

  • Flexibility: Shoulders & Arms

    Episode 6

    Mobility and flexibility in the arms is necessary for efficient movement to happen. When there is tightness around the arms, the movement may look restricted when dancing and you will not have proper alignment because of tightness. This video helps promote mobility in the arms and can be done alo...