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 Training /Classes

Class Level 1
  • Namaskriya

  • Exercise

  • Adavu:  Tatta, Natta, Metta,  Tatta Kudichi Metta, Tirmanam   

  • Chari :  Chalan, Shimir       

  • Single hand gesture, double hand gesture , shiro ,drishti ,pada ,mandala Bheda.

Class Level 2

  • Practical

  • Adavu : Kuditta Metta ,Shikhara, Vishra,Jaati Adavu,Tatta Metta,

  • Theory

  • Hasta Vinayog – first 2 Hasta-s (Pataka to Tripataka )

  • 1’st and 2nd year practical and theory

Class Level 3

  • Adavu-s used in Alaripu

  •  Jaati ,Mandi, Tirmanam,                

  •  Alaripu – singing, Pushpanjali – practical and theory

  • Theory : Hasta Viniyoga Ardhapataka – Mayura Hasta

  •  Polishing all previous Adavu

Class Level 4

Practical

  •  KAUTUKAM --- First semester

  • Jatiswaram --- Second semester

Theory

  • Hastakriya for Rupak & Aadi Tala

  • Vinayog-s – Ardhachandra – Kapitha  hasta vinayog

  • Saying tirmanam & Jatiswaram Korvai-s in taala with hastakriya

  • Saying all Adavu-s in taala

  • Meaning of Tamil/ Telgu terms like Korvai, Arudi, Jati , Tirmanam Etc.

Class Level 5

Practical

  • Polishing all adavu-s & previous year’s compositions

  • Varnam – First and second 

  • Polishing all the compositions learned through previous years 

  • Saying all tirmanam-s in proper taala with hastakri

Theory

  • Saying all the five Jaati-s in three speeds with Hastakriya

  • Doing Chatushra Jaati Adavu-s in other Jaati-s

  • Explaining concept of Sanchari Explaining Sanchari-s in Varnam\

  • Explaining structure & meaning of compositions learned so far

  • Further 15 Asamyukta Hasta Viniyoga

Class Level 6

  • Practical Tillana – First Semester 

  • Padam – Second semester 

Oral

  • Complete all the Hasta Vinayoga-s

Theory ( To write 100 marks paper )

  • Writing Alaripu in notation

  • Saying Tillana Korvai-s in Taala

  • Explaining Sanchari-s in Padam

  • Writing definition of Shirobheda, Grivabheda, Paadabheda etc.

  • Concept of “Margam” and information about all the types of compositions

 

Class Level 7

Practical : Padam 2

Padam 3

Last composition

  •  Concept of Shaastra & Parampara and its relationship.

  • Information about “Natyashaastra” of Bharata & ‘Abhinay Darpan’ of Nandikeshwara

  • Definitions of Sanskrit terms like Laya, Taala, Jaati, Pallavi, Anupallavi, Maatra etc.

  • History of Bharata Natyam tradition in particular and classical dance in general and its relevance to present day life & society.

Final exam written and practical

Solo dance performance with half saree exam

                                                           

                                       

                                                  

                     

 

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