Dance Classes in Popular Indian Classical Dances Offered at YICG

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Young Indian Culture Group, Inc. (YICG), a non-profit academy based in New York is offering classes in popular Indian classical dances for adults and children. The dance classes are in keeping with YICG’s goal to help Asian Indians in New York understand and appreciate their rich Indian heritage.

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Dance Classes in Popular Indian Classical Dances Offered at YICG

  1. 1. http://www.yicg.com Phone – 15167391575Dance Classes in Popular Indian Classical Dances Offered at YICGIndian Dance Classes Available for both Adults and Children inNew York. Young Indian Culture Group, Inc. (YICG), a non-profit academy based in New York is offering classes in popular Indian classical dances for adults and children. The dance classes are in keepingwith YICG’s goal to help Asian Indians in New York understandand appreciate their rich Indian heritage. The training is directed atstudents from the Long Island and Queens communities in NYCand is held at the Herricks Middle School, 7 Hilldale Drive,Albertson, NY 11507.http://www.yicg.com Phone – 15167391575
  2. 2. http://www.yicg.com Phone – 15167391575Training in Classical Indian DanceYICG is currently offering training in three classical Indiandances namely Bharata Natyam, Kathak, and Odissi. BharataNatyam, a classical South Indian dance form is considered to haveoriginated in Thanjavoor, Tamil Nadu. The term comes from thethree fundamental theories of Bhava, Raga, and Thaala. The basisof the dance form is steps (adavu) and hand gestures(hasthamudra).Kathak is of North Indian origin and can be traced to the ancientnomadic bards of this area who were called storytellers or Kathaks.The term “kathak” comes from Sanskrit “katha” which translatesas “story.” The Sanskrit word “katthaka” means “he/she who tellsa story,” or “concerned with stories.” The usual kathakperformance follows the structure of a progression from a slow to afast tempo, and culmination in a dramatic climax.Odissi is the dance from of Orissa. It incorporates repeated use ofthe thrice deflected posture or tribhangi which is bending of thebody in three places. This along with the typical side to sidehttp://www.yicg.com Phone – 15167391575
  3. 3. http://www.yicg.com Phone – 15167391575shifting of the torso makes Odissi a difficult yet enjoyable danceform.Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels to Suit DifferentNeedsStudents looking for basic, intermediate, or advanced training canbenefit from the classes. Highly experienced professionals imparttraining to the students. Some of the elements that are covered inthe dance classes are: • Theory • Stretching and warm-up routines • Achieving gracefulness and precision in body movements • Precision in facial expressions and hand gestures • Moving in sync with music beats • Performance appraisalsAccording to a YICG representative, “Our classes give the studentsthe necessary confidence to dance alone or in a group and do theirbest at dance competitions, stage shows, and maybe evenchoreography.”http://www.yicg.com Phone – 15167391575
  4. 4. http://www.yicg.com Phone – 15167391575More information about the dance classes in New York conductedat YICG can be got by dialing 1-516-739-1575 or sending an emailto yicgroup99@gmail.com.Young Indian Cultural Group999 Herricks RoadSuite 110,New Hyde Park,NY 11040Phone – 15167391575http://www.yicg.comhttp://www.yicg.com Phone – 15167391575

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