A Yoga of Indian Classical Dance

A Yoga of Indian Classical Dance


  • Author : Roxanne Kamayani Gupta
  • Publisher : Inner Traditions
  • Release Date : 2000-03-01
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
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  • ISBN 10 : 0892817658

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A Yoga of Indian Classical Dance Book Description :
The yoga and classical dance traditions of India have been inextricably entwined for millennia. The exacting hand gestures, postures and movements of Indian classical dance can only be achieved through yogic concentration. Conversely, the esthetics, symmetry, and dynamism of dance enhance the practice of yoga. These two traditions, so complementary and essential to one another, are united and explicated for the first time in A Yoga of Indian Classical Dance. Twenty-five years ago Roxanne Kamayani Gupta embarked on a journey of dance and yoga, yearning to unlock their mysteries and discover their common origins. As a twenty-year-old student from America she was miraculously and mysteriously absorbed into Indian culture, became a Hindu, and began an od...

Mudras of Indian Dance

Mudras of Indian Dance


  • Author : Revital Carroll
  • Publisher : Singing Dragon
  • Release Date : 2013-10-21
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780857011428

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Mudras of Indian Dance Book Description :
Drawn from two of the most important ancient texts on the subject, the Natya Shastra and the Abhinaya Darpana, this attractive set of user-friendly cards shows the 52 fundamental hand mudras used in Indian dance and theatre. These gestures provide the basis for an entire language of hand articulation. Each card presents a full-colour image of the mudra with Sanskrit name, transliteration and English translation, as well as concise information on origins and applications. The cards are arranged in the traditional order with 28 single-hand and 24 joined-hand gestures, as described in the Abhinaya Darpana. From storytelling to representations of human emotion to spiritual symbolism, hand mudras are one of the most potent and expressive features of Class...

Dance as Yoga

Dance as Yoga


  • Author : Rekha Tandon
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-05-11
  • Genre: Hatha yoga
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  • ISBN 10 : 938528584X

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Dance as Yoga Book Description :
- Describes Odissi's mechanism for creating, dispersing and expressing energy - Explores the principles of yoga in Indian dance and building a tangible artistic practice based on this understanding - Meant for performers, dance enthusiasts and general readers alike Dance as Yoga addresses the background, technique and embodiment of the odissi dance form. It describes odissi's mechanism for creating, dispersing, and expressing energy, as well as some early experiments in choreography that extended its accepted parameters with reference to Choreological Studies. It is meant for both performers and audiences to better appreciate the reasons for the restraints inherent in such dance forms and, by doing so, have an informed appreciation of innovation that...

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Mudras of India


  • Author : Cain Carroll
  • Publisher : Singing Dragon
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781848190849

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Mudras of India Book Description :
A photographic guide presents more than 200 Indian hand gestures used in yoga and dance, in a fully indexed and cross-referenced format, giving both the Sanskrit and English name for each....

INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE

INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE


  • Author : Kapila Vatsyayan
  • Publisher : Publications Division Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
  • Release Date : 1974
  • Genre: Dance
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  • ISBN 10 : 9788123029573

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INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE Book Description :
India is a pioneer in Performing arts. This books deals with five classical dance forms of india in detai, viz., Bharatanatyam,Kathakali,orissi,manipuri and Kathak....

Dancing Heart

Dancing Heart


  • Author : Rani Iyer
  • Publisher : Shanti Arts Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-05-29
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781941830789

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Dancing Heart Book Description :
Dancing Heart offers the experience of a dance recital in the style of Bharathanatyam, one of the oldest dance forms of India. Today this popular dance is presented and experienced all around the world. Intended for elementary and middle-grade readers, this unique and beautiful book promises to engage and inspire the minds and hearts of all who delight in the sights and sounds of this Indian dance....

Kathak  Indian Classical Dance Art

Kathak Indian Classical Dance Art


  • Author : Sunil Kothari
  • Publisher : Abhinav Publications
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Dance
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  • ISBN 10 : 9788170172239

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Kathak Indian Classical Dance Art Book Description :
Kathak, the Indian classical dance form prevalent in the North, has a long past. Nurtured in the holy precincts of the Hindu temples, Kathak dance has over the centuries, attained refinement and enriched itself with various hues and embellishments. The art of story-telling which found expression in various forms like the Akhyana by the Manabhattas of Gujarat, the Pandavani by the artistes telling stories in Madhya Pradesh, the Harikathas and Kalakshepams of the South, the Kirtanas of the West, the art of Wari-liba, story-telling of the North-East, specially of Manipur, reflects the rich heritage Kathak has inherited over the years. In forms such as Baithakachi Lavani and the bhava to the Ghazals the range is both varied and vast. Though essentially s...

Odissi  an Indian Classical Dance Form

Odissi an Indian Classical Dance Form


  • Author : Priyambada Mohanty Hejmadi
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Odissi dance
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  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015069326372

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Indian Classical Dance as a Phenomenon of World Culture

Indian Classical Dance as a Phenomenon of World Culture


  • Author : Olga Pavlova
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-05-24
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  • ISBN 10 : 3668972419

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Indian Classical Dance as a Phenomenon of World Culture Book Description :
Academic Paper from the year 2019 in the subject Theater Studies, Dance, grade: Postgraduate, language: English, abstract: The manual reveals the place and role of Indian classical dance as part of the world cultural heritage, components and content of the concepts of Indian classical dance, a brief history of the Indian dance tradition, characteristic features of Indian classical dance styles and an analysis of their motor component. The manual includes the effect on the body of Indian classical dance lessons, theoretical and practical topics for instructors of fitness clubs, heads of physical education and health institutions, teachers of choreography, teachers of additional education institutions. Indian classical dance as an unconventional means ...