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ONLINE INSTRUCTION

VISIT: DATURA ONLINE
COLLEENA ON DATURA ONLINE: PREVIEW ONLINE CLASSES

 

INTRODUCTION TO RAJASTHANI FOLK DANCE

Steps, spins and fundamentals from Khalbelia plus other folk traditions

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INDIAN FUSION NUANCES

Movements from Indian dance expressed in the hands, head and eyes suitable for belly dance fusion

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INTERMEDIATE RAJASTHANI FOLK DANCE

Movements, steps, spins and a combination from Khalbelia dance plus other folk traditions

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NORTH INDIAN CLASSICAL SPINS & ARM PATTERNS

Graceful and precise Kathak spins, arm stylization, combinations and drills

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NEW CHOREOGRAPHY: AUTOLOGY!

https://daturaonline.com/autology-an-original-choreography-performance


DATURA ONLINE SPOTLIGHT SECTIONS:


ARM & HAND POSITIONS, MUDRA, ARM PATTERNS

Basic Kathak (Kathak Home)

https://daturaonline.com/kathak-arm-patterns

Mudra & Nuances:

https://daturaonline.com/indian-fusion-nuances

https://daturaonline.com/mudras-hand-gestures

Pataka and alapadma with wrist movements exercise (at 3:00 minutes):

https://daturaonline.com/shakti-style-indian-fusion-nuances-and-technique

Alapadma  & Hamsasya:

https://daturaonline.com/mudras-alapadma-and-hamsasya

Kathak 1 -4:

https://daturaonline.com/kathak-arm-patterns

https://daturaonline.com/indian-fusion-arm-patterns-and-spins

Pyramid arms (at 50:00 minutes):

https://daturaonline.com/masala-indian-fusion-shakti-style

Pyramid (Move) (at 4:00 minutes):

https://daturaonline.com/heer-ranjha-section-1

Wrap Arms / Turn (13:00 minutes): 

https://daturaonline.com/dadra-kirvani-indian-fusion-combination


SPINS

Basic Turn (at 35:00 minutes):

https://daturaonline.com/indian-fusion-arm-patterns-and-spins

Kathak Spins:

https://daturaonline.com/kathak-spins-detail-and-drill

Kathak Spin and Combo:

https://daturaonline.com/2-speed-spins-combo

Traveling Spin Combo:

https://daturaonline.com/traveling-two-spins-combo

Chaine Turn with 3 different arms patterns (at 42:00 minutes):

https://daturaonline.com/indian-fusion-arm-patterns-and-spins

https://daturaonline.com/chaine-traveling-turn

Dervish Turn (at 53:00 minutes):

https://daturaonline.com/indian-fusion-arm-patterns-and-spins

https://daturaonline.com/dervish-turn

Pivot Turn (at 59:00 minutes):

https://daturaonline.com/indian-fusion-arm-patterns-and-spins


RAJASTHANI SPINS:

Basic Spins:

The Sopari Spin, the Chedi Arms Spin, and the Half Barrel Turn:

https://daturaonline.com/beginning-rajasthani-folk-spins

Ghoomar Spin:

https://daturaonline.com/ghoomar-spin

Spin Drills:  Sopari Spin, Chedi Arms Spin, and the Half Barrel Turn

https://daturaonline.com/rajasthani-spinning-drill

The Rekha Turn  and Gypsy Palta:

https://daturaonline.com/int-adv-rajasthani-spins


DANCE PHRASES / CHOREOGRAPHED COMBOS

Mohgali Pashto

(applies: Pyramid, Basic Turn, Kathak Lotus Hands, Over Shimmy Walk, Kathak Spirals)

https://daturaonline.com/indian-fusion-combination

Fusion Combination 25’00 minute ( Name of this combination??)

https://daturaonline.com/masala-indian-fusion-shakti-style


BASIC BELLY DANCE VOCABULARY:

Chest Tilt  (at 10:00 minutes):

https://daturaonline.com/shakti-style-indian-fusion-nuances-and-technique

Twist  (at 10:00 minutes):

https://daturaonline.com/masala-indian-fusion-shakti-style

https://daturaonline.com/indian-fusion-shakti-style-twists-and-figure-8s

Figure 8’s (at 15:00 minutes):

https://daturaonline.com/masala-indian-fusion-shakti-style

https://daturaonline.com/indian-fusion-shakti-style-twists-and-figure-8s

Pyramid  (at 43:00 minutes):

https://daturaonline.com/masala-indian-fusion-shakti-style

Maya & Hip Drop Maya (at 57:00 minutes):

https://daturaonline.com/masala-indian-fusion-shakti-style

https://daturaonline.com/indian-fusion-shakti-style-lucknow-maya

Odissi Walk with Chest  (Chari) / Cloud Walk (at 25:00 minutes):

https://daturaonline.com/shakti-style-indian-fusion-nuances-and-technique

Tribhangi Pose (at 9:00 minutes):

https://daturaonline.com/shakti-style-indian-fusion-nuances-and-technique


GREAT DRILLS TO GET YOUR DANCE PRACTICE STARTED!!

*8 POINTS* (Applies: Hips on the Down and aBasic Arm Positions): 

https://daturaonline.com/warm-up-hips-on-the-down

Shimmy Drill (Applies: Overshimmy, Hagallah & 3/4 Shimmy):

https://daturaonline.com/shimmy-drill

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