Semi-classical dance is an art form that features extensive movements of your body while maintaining grace along with expressions and speed. Interestingly, this dance form breaks what is called a stylized structure in the classical dance such as Bharatanatyam (Tamil Nadu), Kathak (North, West and Central India), Kathakali (Kerala), Kuchipudi (Andhra & Telangana), Odissi (Odisha), Manipuri (Manipur), Mohiniyattam (Kerala), and Sattriya (Assam).. Semi Classical dance has its origins in Indian classical and folk dance, which when put together, is called Semi-Classical dance form. However, the authenticity of the Indian dance form is preserved, and students are able to grasp these lighter semi-classical dances easily. Semi-classical dances are fun and fluid.
The Semi-Classical course is grounded by: Intricate choreography, Precision of movement (especially arm and head placements), Ability to hold and play with rhythms, Building confidence in expressing oneself through movement This course is great for beginners and intermediate dancers too – previous classical Indian dance training is not essential. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to perform semi classical dance very easily and comfortably.