Is learning Bharatanatyam good?

It gives a wonderful cardio workout, improves blood circulation, tones muscles and is good for bone density as it is a contact exercise,” says danseuse Alarmel Valli. Dancer and choreographer Anita Ratnam says Bharatanatyam has both physical and mental benefits.

What are the benefits you gain by learning Bharatanatyam?

“It gives a wonderful cardio workout, improves blood circulation, tones muscles and is good for bone density as it is a contact exercise,” says danseuse Alarmel Valli. Dancer and choreographer Anita Ratnam says Bharatanatyam has both physical and mental benefits.

What is the Speciality of Bharatanatyam?

Bharatanatyam style is noted for its fixed upper torso, bent legs and knees flexed (Aramandi) combined with spectacular footwork, and a sophisticated vocabulary of sign language based on gestures of hands, eyes, and face muscles.

Is learning Bharatanatyam hard?

I’m the first to admit that it was tough. Bharatnatyam is more than a graceful artform– it requires skill, precision, strength, and discipline. Growing up, a lot of the criticism I received in class was hard to take.

Can we learn Bharatanatyam in month?

It depends person to person. Since its a physical art and each body is different the time one might take to learn the basics might differ. For the dance format to sit in the body, it requires atleast 2-3 years of adavus training.

How many dances are there in Bharatanatyam?

The Bharatanatyam performance consists of six portions: Alarippu, Jathiswaram, Shabdam, Varnam, Padam and Tillana.


Videos

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