This Site would help you understand the Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam. The site aims at providing Bharatanatyam lessons online. While there is no substitute to the traditional Guru-Shishya (Teacher-Student) way of imparting this knowledge, the content here can supplement and help a new learner understand the basics. The goal is to provide useful information on Bharatanatyam accessible online for a global audience.
How to use Online Bharatanatyam
You can get a complete view of the site contents using the Index Page. The Index page has a listing of all the postings on the site and is up to date with the latest posts.
You can also view the posts using the classic Blog View. Regular visitors can use the “Recent Posts” links to browse through latest content on the site.
If you are looking for something specific on Bharatanatyam, please use the search box to search and go directly to the matching topic(s).
If you would like to discuss Bharatanatyam topics, please go over to the forums.
Summary of Bharatanatyam areas covered
Some of the main categories in the site are:
Video: Videos demonstrating the basics of Bharatanatyam
Audio: Audio of Sollu kettu in Bharatanatyam
Basics: The various concepts of the dance form
Adavus: Basic steps in Bharatnatyam
Mudras: Hand gestures used in Bharatnatyam
History: A brief history of the dance form and related information
Please start with the Index page to browse the topics.