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OBSERVATION - An Important Learning Tool for ...

There are so many things dancers notice while watching a dance performance whether live or online. There are so many things that affect our visuals in terms of shapes and colours. However, there is a difference between seeing and observing. Seeing ...

New Dance Schools in the Capital

With growing interaction between dance practitioners all over the country and the world, there has been an increasing awareness of the importance to spread dance in India. Many artists have taken it upon themselves to step up the Indian dance ...

Dance Technique - How Does Spotting help in Dance ...

Spotting is a dance technique used by dancers to execute clear and sharp turns. It is one of the most common and most important technique used by professional dancers. Dancers of any style use it to show their expertise and balance during any dance ...

8 Things Every Dancer has on their Bucket List

We all have wishes to fulfill some for ourselves and some for others. Bucket list is that wish in existence. Some wish for a world tour, some for small things. Bucket list have things which you want to fulfill before you die, at any cost. Whatever ...

Top 7 Bharatanatyam Schools in Delhi

Bharatanatyam, a pre-eminent Indian classical dance form was conventionally a solo dance performed only by women. It was initiated in the Hindu temples of Tamil Nadu and eventually flourished in South India.

Putting India and its Ballet Dancers on the ...

Ritika Chandra is a professional ballet dancer who has trained in the Vaganova method for the past 15 years. She has been part of several ballet performances in India on a professional level holding the position of the lead dancer. Her training ...

How to Manage College or Work with Dance

You put in extra dedication and time over the last few months because you were really motivated to grow and now that your technique and body has improved tremendously you have to stop for 2-3 weeks because of exams. Think what it would do to your ...

How Kids Learn About Teamwork from a Dance Class

Dance teaches kids about some very important social skills along with dance steps and keeping them physically active. That is the reason most dance teachers encourage and prefer to take dance classes in a dance studio with other kids. The reason ...

Helping Children FLY through Dance - FLY DANCE ...

FLY Dance Foundation is a not for profit organization. FLY was started by a Teach for India alumni in 2016 to create opportunities of leadership, and new and out of the box thinking through promoting a dance culture. FLY aims at training kids from ...

DANCER - A Book Review

DANCER- is a semi fictional biography of the legendary ballerino of Rudolf Nureyev (1938 to 1993 ). The book describes the dance scene of that era and celebrity lifestyle of Nureyev with his personal controversial side. Nureyev was a passionate ...

How can Dancers Improve and Develop Stage Presence

Everyone can dance but not everyone is a performer. If you’re dancing in a group of 20 batch mates for an annual showcase, how will you get noticed? What is it that you have and others don’t? What can you physically do to make sure that their ...

Chakra - a Blend of Abstract Poetry and Dance

Artists explore the world through their bodies as well as through their eyes. There is movement in words, as there is movement in body. It is not new for artists to come together, blend their works, to create something new and exhilarating. In ...

How To Prepare Kids For Their First Dance ...

One of the best childhood memories are the ones involving kids first dance performance. When we think, and talk about kids batch then parents will obviously be involved. A good kids batch works well when a dance teacher/ choreographer is also able ...

Bhangra and its many flavours

Bhangra originated as an expression of the celebratory mood of the harvest festival called Baisakhi and later graduated to being performed on almost every Punjabi social occasion, such as wedding etc. Though the origins of Bhangra go back to 400 ...

The A-Z of Dance

We all know A for apple and B for ball, but don’t you think it’s time to revamp the old A-Z of dance styles? We came across this ad for Diesel Jeans with i-D magazine, where incredibly talented people perform different dance moves for each ...

Natya Shastra - A Synopsis

It is an ancient Indian text on theatre and performing arts that is ingrained in Sanskrit Hindu text attributed to Sage Bharata Muni supposedly written more than 2500 years old. “This encyclopaedic work on art is divided into 36 chapters and ...