Duration: 1 hour; $15. Bharatanatyam is one of the oldest and most widely practiced Indian classical dance forms. It is a celebration of dance and music that unites the body, mind and soul. Come celebrate this artform while you simultaneously get a fun, full body workout! This class includes a quick, yoga-based warm up, followed by an introduction to Nritta, or 'pure dance', and Abhinaya, or 'expression.' Explore various techniques regarding rhythm and music for Bharatanatyam and learn how to achieve the sculpturesque poses of the most graceful and pure professional dancers as you improve your flexibility, endurance, and muscle tone. Who says ab day can't be fun!
Learn the basic steps and poses of Bharatanatyam, a popular and classical Indian dance
Discover the fascinating history and ideals behind this ancient tradition
Practice moves that will improve your flexibility and increase your stamina
Unify your mind and body through this beautiful art form
Duration: 1 hour; $15. Learn an artful and practical method of self-defense by practicing Kalari Ppayattu, a martial art from Kerala, India. Originally used in combat and self-defense, Kalari, called the "Mother of Martial Arts," is now a favorite of dancers and performers alike, as it is known for its strong form, grace and beauty. In this class, you will practice a set of strikes, kicks, grappling, and healing methods as you learn the fundamentals of this holistic martial art. Gain the fighting tools that encompass physical training inspired by animal movements and yoga, such as breathing techniques, core strengthening, weapon work, diet, physical therapy, and bodywork. Begin your physical and spiritual journey today!
Learn the fundamentals of Kalari Ppayattu, an Indian martial art and life practice
Practice a set of strikes, kicks, grappling, and healing methods
Improve your flexibility and increase your strength and stamina
Unify your mind and body while bringing positive energy to your life
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