Bharatanatyam is a popular classical dance form in South India. Bharatanatyam performance involves carefully choreographed and well-practiced combination of eye movements, expressions, hand gestures, steps and dance. Bharatnatyam typically involves intense and strong movements and is known to be a very beautifully showcased art of storytelling.
Start date: 8th January 2023
Half term dates: 12th + 19th Feb half term
End date: 26th March 2023
Suitable for kids aged 5+, teenagers & adults – all levels
Course fee: £150.00 per student (10 weeks)
If you miss a class there is no option to be reimbursed or make it up on another day.
Sunday afternoons 3-4pm from 8th January 2023. Resources will be provided to help you practice at home, such as videos, audios and handouts for theory.
Students learning dance will get to perform for cultural and charitable events, including a theatre show.
Students learning dance will receive certificates at the end of each academic term.
Serious students wishing to pursue professional qualifications can take exams.
Bharatanatyam at DNC Studio in 2023
“I am thrilled to be able to offer Bharatanatyam classes at DNC Studio from January 2023. Since launching the studio in 2011, it has been a long-standing dream of mine to be able to offer a range of Indian dance genres in the heart of Slough. Dharithri is a wonderful teacher and we are honoured to have her on our teaching team” – Nikita, owner of DNC Studio
About your teacher
Dharithri Bharadhwaj is trained in Bharathnatyam (in the Carnatic style) to Senior grade, as per the standards of University of Karnataka for Dance and Music. She has more than 10 years of teaching experience across India and the UK. Dharithri has conducted a number of dance workshops at various schools and choreographed for many shows in cities like Mysore, Delhi and Milton Keynes. Classical and semi classical routines are her speciality with a touch of folklore dance moves.