A few years back, I would have jumped at an opportunity to teach dance. In my head, it was just an opportunity to dance. In fact I remember I started a small informal dance class at Oracle. It was a way for me to be in touch with my bharatanatyam and I gladly grabbed the … Continue reading Being Ready
This blog is about something that has been eating into my mind off late. It is also a question that a lot of people have asked me and one that I wish to pen my thoughts about. What does it mean to take dance as a profession? 10 years ago, this was a big no-no, something that … Continue reading Professionalism
Love and Light - Why do we dance? Exploring our deep gutted need to find ourself.
Rasa refers to the emotions evoked in the audience as they watch a performer.The word "Rasa" literally translates to mean juice, essence or taste. We can interpret this in an artistic context to mean the essence of the performance as perceived by the audience. Rasa, more famously known through the nava rasas is often thought … Continue reading Rasa : My thoughts on feelings