All Levels, Should have previously learned Hari Om choreography.
Course Length & Access:
1 Month Access/ 30 days: April 1 – 30
Pre-recorded classes and practice videos, as well as *Live real-time classes via Zoom (3 hours)
By Application Only:
All interested participants must submit an Odissi application in order to be considered for this course. The application button is below.
(3 hours Live class, *1 month access)
Guru Vandana ~ Hari OM
This course is for Technique Review
Choreographed by: Guru Ratikant Mohapatra, ‘Hari OM’ is based on the sanskrit shloka in praise of Guru and the Trimurti (Lord Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva). It is set in Ekotali (4 count rhythm) and is considered a beginning Abhinaya.
This online course is designed to: support students’ learning process with their teacher and encourage self practice with reference materials. This is a beginning level choreography which includes many techniques that repeat throughout the odissi style. The course is designed for those who have already learned this item and would like to polish their technique and feel re-inspired to dance their best!
The course content includes: pre-recorded videos which impart the steps and structure of the choreography to use as reference material for self practice. The course also includes scheduled Live Zoom classes for: group learning and review, question/answer sessions and to receive individual feedback and corrections on your dance progress. If you cannot attend the Live sessions, please contact Colleena to schedule a private Zoom session ($25). The music file is not included in this course (contact us if you need to receive the music file for a $25 fee). The choreography and technique practice videos are broken down into sections (suggested to focus on 2 per week).
*Please study the material BEFORE your first class.
Materials and Study Aids Included:
- Lecture on theoretical aspects of the dance and music
- Unique ‘Stepping Practice’ series of 13 practices that relate to techniques found in this choreography. Breakdown video explains the steps in detail while the Run through is for your regular practice to develop precision and stamina in the steps.
- 5 Choreography breakdown sections
- Run through videos to practice sections together
- Full Run through slowly without music
- Full Run through with music
- Quiz at the end to assess your learning progress
Suggested Study Schedule:
Focus on 2 sections of the choreography per week.
Live Zoom Class Schedule:
2 Thursdays, 7 -8:30 pm EET (Athens time zone) – April 8 & 22
*If you cannot attend live, class recordings will be added to this course within 24 hours and have 24 hours to access the recording. Students who are unable to attend classes should contact Colleena to schedule a private session to receive corrections and feedback on their progress ($25).