CLASSES

  **CLASSES 2016**
                 CLASSES CONDUCTED AT  ROY ARIAS  STUDIOS
                   777 8th Avenue (between 47 & 48th Street), 2nd floor

 (ALL NEW STUDENTS TO THE SCHOOL AND OR TO THE STYLE, WISHING TO TAKE OUR GROUP CLASSES WILL NEED TO TAKE THE INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP PRIOR TO TAKING ANY OTHER CLASS.DANCERS WHO HAVE WORKED IN THIS STYLE, NEW TO DAKSHINA, WILL NEED TO TAKE A PLACEMENT CLASS.)

 Students will be drilled in the basic adavus (basic dance unit)in  three speeds,learn Asamyuta and Samyuta Hastas (Hand gestures),  Neck,eyes and standing Bedhas (gestures)as well as class etiquette.
Dress Code: Ladies should wear indian pajama with a blouse or a short kurta (hip length not below the hips)or dance sari with choli and pajama,traditional red poutu/bindi should be worn.Hair should be tied back neatly. Men- pajama kurta or pajama with tee shirt.
NO TANK TOPS, SHORTS, TIGHTS SHOULD BE WORN IN CLASS.

Dakshina’s classes are designed for students who are serious minded and wish to learn beyond the basics are encourage to enroll in this workshop structured class.(Class Card purchase required of 4 classes – 10 classes, NO SINGLE CLASS ALLOWED )Students must maintain satisfactory attendance and class performance to continue in our classes.

   BHARATA NATYAM 2016 :

At present we conduct privates or semi private classes. No group classes at present.

If interested must call or email before attending at:

  class cards must be purchased of 4-10 classes (NO SINGLE CLASS)* Prepaid Required

 Privates, Semi private classes at all levels  are held throughout the week and weekend, contact us for info.

Above photo: Students from a workshop in Buffalo, NY

    Below an image of what female sudents should wear to class:

Senior Student: Priyanka Pendharkar (below pic)

Senior Student: Alpi Sinha

Senior Student: Alicia Pascal 

  CLASSES:  2015 SEASON

  Begnners level 1:Fundamentals class introduces the student to the basic form, vocabulary, hastas and bedhas.

Beginners/Int: (Prerequisite level 1) Students begin to learn more complex adavus ( basic steps) review bedhas, hastas and become introduce to the repertoire. Students may participate in student recital.

Intermediate: Review of the basic steps, bedhas and learn repertoire and allowed to participate in student recitals & contemp-natyam.

Advanced: Review of the above, participate in student recital & contemp-natyam and may prepare for Arangetram ( formal debut program).

Senior student: Rukmani Venkataramani

Senior Student: Penelope Kallo

Senior Student: Tejashree Gopal