Classical Dance of India

Presented by

Falguni Shukla*

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Falguni Shukla is a Bharatanatyam dancer, teacher, and choreographer. She began learning the dance at age ten, and her mentor was Mrs. Tani Desai, the foremost figure in Bharatanatyam in Gujarat. In this workshop, Falguni will educate students about the 7 types of Indian Classical dance, known as Bharata Natyam. She will explain the meaning of Namaskar, teach hand gestures, head gestures, and a couple of basic steps. Students will learn about the costume and ornaments of Bharata Natyam.

Workshop Details

Region/Culture

India

Subject(s)

Physical Education, Social Studies, Music, Dance

Participants

25 max

Standard Length

45 min

Room Setup

Open space with clean floor

Supplies/Equipment Needed:

2 display tables, white board

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