Kuchipudi For Beginners

A foundation course in Kuchipudi - A tradtional dance form from Andhra Pradesh

English
Instructed by Dr. Sailaja Desai
About instructor

Dr. Sailaja Desai

Dr. Sailaja Desai, is a Classical Dance Performer, a Member of the International Dance Council, and an Executive Committee Member of Powai Fine Arts. Dr. Desai has performed extens...
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Course overview

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.


No of Sessions: 10

Ep 1. Basics like understanding the significance of Kuchipudi, namaskar, walk, face movements, arms

Ep 2. Venuka Naatu, 2 beat steps, 3 beat steps

Ep 3. Basic steps with hastaks and drills

Ep 4. Other dance styles of the region and its influence on Kuchipudi

Ep 5. Intermediate steps

Ep 6. Jattis and intermediate movements

Ep 7. Evolution of Kuchipudi Dance form

Ep 8. Shloka Abhinaya

Ep 9. Approach to learning Kuchipudi

Ep 10.Bhamakalapam

Course Details
  • This course is for beginners
  • Total number of lessons-10
  • Access valid for 6 months ( from the date of purchase )
Requirements
  • Comfortable Wear
  • Ghunghroo
Curriculum for this course
10 Lessons
Introduction
3 Lessons
  • Episode 1

    Basics like understanding the significance of Kuchipudi, namaskar, walk, face movements, arms

    .
  • Episode 2

    Venuka Naatu, 2 beat steps, 3 beat steps

    .
  • Episode 3

    Basic steps with hastaks and drills

    .
Level-Up
5 Lessons
  • Episode 4

    Other dance styles of the region and their influence on Kuchipudi

    .
  • Episode 5

    Intermediate steps

    .
  • Episode 6

    Jattis and intermediate movements

    .
  • Episode 7

    Evolution of the Kuchipudi Dance form

    .
  • Episode 8

    Shloka Abhinaya

    .
Conclusion
2 Lessons
  • Episode 9

    Approach to learning Kuchipudi

    .
  • Episode 10

    Bhamakalapam

    .
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  • 10 Lessons