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August 19 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Odissi is one of the pre-eminent classical dance forms of India which originated in the Hindu temples of the eastern coastal state of Odisha in India.
Age-old tradition of Odissi is manifested from Odisha Hindu temples and various sites of archaeological significance that are associated with Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism, the sculptures of which adorn dance postures of this art form.
This graceful dance form narrates religious stories, devotional poems and spiritual ideas with excellent body movements, expressions, impressive gestures and sign languages.
Sarika Nayak our Bollywood instructor from India is going to do a workshop of this dance form! This workshop will include 4 classes of 2 hours each!
Classes will be August 12, 19, 26, and September 2
This workshop will include:
1. Learning about a little history of this dance form.
2. Prominent postures of this dance form.
2. Basic foot work and hand work
3. Different kinds of head movements used in this dance
4. One performance