Natyam Academy in Dallas,Plano,Frisco,McKinney & Allen

October 1st, 2014 3 Comments

Since Plano (suburb of Dallas) is my new resident city, I have my school Natyam Academy offering classes in the Plano, Frisco, McKinney and Allen cities in Texas. Natyam Academy is a an organisation dedicated towards promoting the Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam to the communities around. It is an effort to bring about […]

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Kudittamatta Adavu Third and Fourth variation (video)

April 16th, 2009 4 Comments

The following video demonstrates the third and the fourth variation of Kudittametta Adavu. The Bols are Tai Gha, Tai Ghi.

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Sarikal Adavu sollukettu (audio)

April 10th, 2009 1 Comment

Sarikal Adavu sollukettu is very similar to the Tatta adavu. So for the 1st, 3rd and 5th variations you can use the Tatta Adavu first variation sollukettu. The Bols are Tai Ya Tai Hi. In case of the 2nd, 4th and 6th variations the bols are Tai Ya, Tai Ya, Tai Hi, Tai Hi. [Audio […]

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Teermanam Adavu Twelfth Variation Sollukettu (audio)

April 10th, 2009 No Comments

Following is the Sollukettu for the twelfth variation. The Bols are Tai Tai dhit Dhit Tai Tam. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] If you would like to download this audio, right click here and save to computer

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KudittaMetta Adavu First and second variation (video)

April 9th, 2009 2 Comments

Following is the video for the first and the second variation of KudittaMetta. The Bols are Tai Gha Tai Ghi. The most commonly used hand gestures are Alapadma and Katakamukha. In the first variation the hand moves with every sylable. Which means at Tai the hands are stretched out and jump on the toes. At […]

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KudittaMetta Adavu in Bharatanatyam

April 9th, 2009 2 Comments

Kuditta Metta refers to Jumping on the toes and then striking the heels. The initial jump though not very obvious. Both jumping and striking the heels are executed in the Araimandi position. It is also known as Guditta Metta. I have read somewhere (cannot recollect the source) KudittaMetta is also referred as Kutta Adavu. May […]

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