Foundation course in Bhedha and Hastha Mudhra

Price: 400 USD

Foundation course in Bhedha and Hastha Mudhra

In this course, the student is enabled to have a sound knowledge of Bhedhas (variations of different limb movements) and Hastha Mudhras (hand gestures) in Bharathanatyam with emphasis on their various categories. On completing this course the student will have understood in detail the varieties of limb movements comprising of those related to the eye, neck, head and feet. Also the single and double hand gestures along with the definition verse, meanings and uses for each of them. Special emphasis is laid on understanding the different variations of feet movement and the hand gestures related to the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu, other deities, planets and even the ancient division of professions.
In this course, students are provided with high quality step by step instructional videos by watching which they learn the lessons and present the same during one on one online class with the instructors. Audio and PDF downloads are provided to help the students in their practice.
This course is for you if you are:
  • A layman interested in learning the intricacies of different limb movements.
  • A student in the beginners’ stage in Bharathanatyam or any dance genre with an interest to learn in-depth, the various concepts in Bhedas & Hasthamudras
  • A regular performer who wants to improve your efficacy in portraying different limb movements.
  • A theatre artist who wants to learn different limb movements in depth for regular, mime & story telling performances
  • A teacher who want to use this course as a reference guide.
The course duration is for 16 weeks with 12 one to one online classes with the instructor. If the student wishes to have extra classes, they could do it by paying additional fee. Contact for more details.
This course can be done with or without certification. The students need to take an assessment at the end of the course if they need certification.
Students who have finished with Foundation Course in Bedhas & Hastha mudhras, Foundation course in Adavu, Basic theories in Bharathanatyam & Fitness for dancers course with good grades are eligible to take up 5th semester of Basic diploma in Bharatanatyam directly. Conditions apply. Contact for more details.

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Course overview


Module 1 – Bhedhas


Module 2 – Hastha Mudhra - Part 1


Module 3 – Hastha Mudhra – Part II


Module 4 – Asamyutha Hastha Viniyoga


Module 5 – Samyutha Hastha Viniyoga


Module 6 – Padha Bhedha Part 1


Module 7 - Padha Bhedha Part 2

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