Bharatanatyam is a global dance form, which has it’s roots in the Indian Sub continent.
This is a form of dance characterised by it’s sharp, linear and geometric designs of movement set to rhythmic percussive syllables and narrative structures that overcome barriers of fear, low moral and self esteem.
With a powerful language of movement Bharatanatyam reached out to the young and old across the boundaries of cultures in the world.
Beginners – £10 per class / 5 % concession if booking is made for 10 classes in advance
All classes are aimed at achieving the ISTD accreditation in Bharatanatyam from the UK.
Dates: Weekly on Thursdays (no class 17th April, 1st May & 29th May)
Age Group: 6 years and above
Do I need to book? Yes - please contact instructor
Shrikant has been performing , teaching and conducting workshops in Bharatanatyam for over 2 decades. A passionate dancer, he has worked his way through the evolutionary processes from performance to instruction to composition. Shrikant has performed extensively in India, United States, Honkong , Great Britain and Australia and continues his tours when the opportunity arises.
Shrikant is a masters degree holder in south Asian dance studies with a specific focus on the gender studies in dance anthropology from the University of Roehampton, and an MA degree holder in performing arts from Nalanda Dance Research Centre in India. With his training from teachers in the UK from the Kalakshetra school of Bharatanatyam Shrikant strives to acquire new structures within the parameters of classical Bharatanatyam vocabulary and aims to create a paradigm of movements drawn from his own personal journey as a global dancer in the world at large.