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Region Free Video Products  #1 thru #5 


Video #1 -  The 108 Karanas of Nataraja Temple

 

     The 108 Karanas are sculpted at the Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram, South India.  The temple is dedicated to Lord Nataraja, the presiding deity of dance. This DVD, created and performed by Lesandre, is a tribute to, and highlights, the Karanas which are the basic dance units of Bharata Natyam, and the mother source of the rich variety of Indian dance traditions.      This video clearly shows each of the 108 poses.  A complete dance of the Karanas is also performed.  --Booklet included.   

                      DVD (25 min.)   

108 Karanas of Nataraja Temple

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Video #2 - The Royal Dances of the Court of Java

 

     This full length classical Javanese Court Dance called "Serimpi Gondokusumo"  is performed by Lesandre and Nuria, and demonstrates the high standard of refined beauty and movement that was admired in the palaces of ancient Indonesia.  This is a high quality professional video shot in October 2006. 

DVD (21 min.)   

Royal Javanese Dance

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Video #3 - South Indian Temple Dance

 

     Filmed live at Venice Beach CA, this video performed by Lesandre displays five Bharata Natyam dances, including Allaripu, Mohamana Varnam, and Kapi Thillana.  Bharata Natyam is a sunlit, brilliant dance form of geometric shapes and intricate rhythms; a veritable mandala of sound and form.  Bharata Natyam is considered to be the jewel in the crown of India's dance heritage.  This video was shot in August 1994. 

DVD (45 min.)   

South Indian Dance

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Video #4 - Bharata Natyam Self Study Course, Part One

 

     Professionally digitalized, and tracked for easy location of Adavus - the perfect learning and /or practice tool! The student is guided through Books 1-7 of Adavus plus the Single and Double Hand Gestures.

DVD (One hour, 52 mins..)   

BN Self Study Course #4 (or Set of Two)

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Video #5 - Bharata Natyam Self Study Course, Part Two

 

     Professionally digitalized, and tracked for easy location of Adavus - the perfect learning and /or practice tool!  Continued technique study through Books 8-13, plus Slokas and Deva Hastas.

DVD (One hour, 40 mins..)   

BN Self Study Course #5 (or Set of Two)

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