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Introduction to Odissi Classical Dance

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Odissi Online Workshop: Introduction to Odissi Classical Dance A new Exploration of Ancient Techniques Sunday, August 20 - (6-8 pm Athens time) Brand New Beginners Workshop!  A warm welcome to the rich world of Indian classical dance.  Odissi is one of 9 classical dance styles of India and is unique in its curvaceous and flowing …

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Odissi Summer School Online!

Online Event

Odissi Summer SCHOOL *Online!* Natya Shastra Chāri New Odissi Steppings: Tala Series INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE THEORY CLASS Two Weeks of Training: Aug 22 - Sept 2: Tues/Thurs/Sat (10 am - 12 pm Athens Time) Indian Classical Theory Classes: Thursday Aug 24 & 31 (6-7:30 pm Athens Time) What we will learn:Natya Shastra Chāri & Postures …

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Berkeley Odissi Dance Intensive Workshop

5 DayS of DAnce training  at Spring Fall Dance Studio, Berkeley CA Odissi Dance Intensive Workshop & Drop in Workshops with Colleena Shakti𑁍ODISSI  INTENSIVE  WORKSHOPOctober 2-6, 2023 Monday - Friday (9 am -2 pm)-DROP IN WORKSHOPS:𑁍Indian Fusion Bellydance Workshop - Open Level Intricate and Elegant dance flow with Colleena Shakti  |  Friday, Oct 6:  6-8 …

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Mudra: Theory & Practice Workshop ~ Berkeley

Spring Fall Studio Berkeley 2547 Eighth St Unit 20, Berkeley, CA, United States

Beautiful Symbolic Gestures & Hasta Vinyasa of Indian DanceWednesday, Oct 4:   4-6 pmExplore graceful Indian dance hand postures and transitions as well as practicing how to communicate meaning through this ‘language of gesture’.  In the lecture you will learn about the symbolism and meaning, origins, intentions and histories woven into these striking dance mudra.  …

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Odissi Dance: New Phrases

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Elastic Weight Shifts and Romantic Stances of Nritta & Abhinaya Thursday, Dec 14 ~ 8-10 pm IST (India) This pop up Odissi Classical Dance workshop will be an inspiring exploration of several unique movement stylizations that give Odissi its charming curvature. After a warm up and short series of training exercises Colleena will introduce new …

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Indian Fusion Belly Dance: Graceful Phrases of Hands & Heart

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Indian Fusion Belly Dance Graceful Phrases of Hands & Heart Friday, Dec 15 ~ 8-10 pm IST (India) Dance with compassion and generosity in an undulating flow of energy originating in the heart center. Purify the mind and body through beautiful, intentional movement. Using Colleena’s Indian Fusion Belly dance vocabulary (from IFF Levels 1 & …

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Indian Fusion Belly Dance: Preliminary

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Preliminary Belly Dance May - JUNE21/ 28 & 4 /11TUESDAYS7-8 pm (greek time) Carve new pathways and curves with the spine - Drop into the weight of earthy ‘Bellydance’ pelvic movements in this preliminary Bellydance series.  Explore the fundamental movement shapes and qualities through drills and short phrases on traditional Middle Eastern rhythms and soulful …

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Indian Fusion Formation Level 1

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INDIAN FUSION FORMATION Level 1 May - June21 / 28 & 4 / 11TUESDAYS8-9:30 pm (greek time) Students who have passed IFF Level 1 exams and want to brush up technique, or dancers who are curious to explore the codified moves and phrases of IFF will enjoy this 4 class series.  Each class includes a …

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Odissi Classical Dance: Odissi Nritya – Batu Series

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Odissi Classical Dance Batu Series may - June 22 / 29 & 5 /12 Mondays 8-9:30 pm (greek time) *Last class will be at 10 am (Greek time) BATU NRUTYA SERIES Deconstruct / Reconstruct this vibrant and vigorous classic odissi choreography through an entire ‘Batu Stepping’ series and review of the choreographies main ‘Arasa’ (compositions).  …

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Rajasthani Dance Workshop ~ May 26

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Rajasthani Dance Workshop Sunday, May 26 7-8:30 pm (Greek Time) This pop-up Rajasthani dance workshop will be a fun and refreshing journey through a bit of basic rajasthani dance choreography.  Learn the basic nuances and gestures of Rajasthani dance in Colleena’s stylizations as learned from mainly the Kalbeliya community, but embellished with classical Indian dance …

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