Chinmaya Naada Bindu – Monsoon Dance Intensive 2015

Monsoon Dance Intensive – 2015

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A 3-week residential Bharatanatyam immersion-study …
In the spiritual serenity of an arts Ashram in India …
In the coolness of India’s spectacular monsoons!

a multi-dimensional exploration of dance that is not limited to dance…

DESIGNED & CONDUCTED BY
Ramaa Bharadvaj – Director (Dance), Chinmaya Naada Bindu & guest faculty

A comprehensive daily schedule for the development of the total dancer:

* STRENGTHENING THE CORE
Technique, stamina and practice tips

* FACETS OF RHYTHM
Complex rhythm phrases & jati patterns

* ASPECTS OF ABHINAYA
Specially designed Bhava / Rasa exercises

* CHOREOGRAPHY ELEMENTS
Step-by-step creative process – exploring body, space & energy

* IN-DEPTH FOCUS ON THEORY
With Natyashastra as text

Repertoire development with 2 new choreographies and musical guidance
+
Vedic Chanting – Temple Pujas – Meditation & Pranayama – Film Screenings / Discussions – Guest Lectures – Guided cultural excursion – Nature Hike
FINAL SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE

INVITED GUEST FACULTY

Sanskrit – Swami Ramkrishnananda
Renowned architect of the Easy Sanskrit course acknowledged by IGNOU

Music for Dance – Aishwarya Shankar
Acclaimed vocalist & winner of the prestigious Madras Music Academy’s music competition awards

DEW (Dance Enrichment Weekend) – July 1112, 2015
Sadir choreographies, songs & history
by Dr. Swarnamalya Ganesh 
Fullbright scholar & dance historian

Sadir is the ancestral origin of modern Bharatanatym, preserved by the Devadasis and Nattuvanars. Sessions include: Nrtta + abhinaya compositions in the Sadir style, history of Sadir & Bharatanatyam, role of nattuvanars, sadir music & chanting.

Students may register for the 2-day DEW Workshop only. (DEW is included in the 21-day Intensive)

Student eligibility:
Age – 16 years and above – 5+ years of Bharatanatyam training.

Suggested Donation:
Foreign Residents:
Full 21-Day Intensive: USD 975/-
DEW workshop only: USD 90/-
Residents of India & SAARC countries: Contact via email
Accommodation on triple sharing basis.

Students will stay at our fully functional ashram at Chinmaya Vibhooti, Kolwan, Pune, India

How to apply
A letter of intent with following information: (Due immediately)
– Name and address
– Dance training history (# of years and # of class/practice hours a week)
– Why you wish to attend the Dance Intensive at CNB
– An online link to your formal or informal performance
Students selected after initial screening based on Letter of Intent will be emailed the registration form.

For further details:
Email: reachus@chinmayanaadabindu.org
Phone: +91 96898 89153 / 020-22960171

Event Linkhttp://chinmayanaadabindu.org/event/monsoon-dance-intensive-2015-bharatanatyam-residential-workshop-gurukul/?instance_id=603

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