Learn the foundation of Kuchipudi with Dr. Shailija Desai. In this course, you will understand the Classical Dance of Kuchipudi using vocabulary, shlokas, and techniques.
Dr. Sailaja Desai, is a Classical Dance Performer, a Member of the International Dance Council, and an Executive Committee Member of Powai Fine Arts. She has performed extensively in India and abroad for the past 35 years and also conducted many lectures and demonstrations on Kuchipudi.
Who is this ideal for: For beginners looking to build a strong foundation in Kuchipudi or a connection with the culture of Andhra Pradesh.
Basics like understanding the significance of Kuchipudi, namaskar, walk, face movements, arms
Venuka Naatu, 2 beat steps, 3 beat steps
Basic steps with hastaks and drills