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  • Yoga and Art: Kathak Yoga

    For Families, Performances, and part of Asia Alive

    Apr 25

    Friday-Sunday, April 25-27

    Free with museum admission

    12—4 PM

    North Court

    Witness the revolutionary dance technique of Kathak yoga created by Pandit Chitresh Das. Kathak yoga combines innovation within tradition. The dancer performs rhythmic composition through footwork and other movement while simultaneously reciting the underlying rhythmic structure (theka), singing the corresponding melody (lehara), and playing the tabla, harmonium or finger cymbals (manjira). Kathak yoga is a unique and virtuosic practice requiring the dancer to integrate mind, body and spirit, with the goal of achieving an energy of oneness through the dance. Kathak yoga and Pandit Das' work were the subject of Dr. Sarah Morelli's PhD dissertation at Harvard University.

    The Chitresh Das Dance Company (CDDC) comprises dancers whose abilities exemplify Chitresh Das’ emphasis on the technical, graceful and dramatic aspects of Kathak dance. The company’s repertoire ranges from an exploration of North and South Indian rhythms (Pancha Jati) and stories and images of the lavish courts of India (Darbar) to the dance energy of Tarana.

    Demonstration starts at 12:00 noon, 2:00 pm, and 3:00 pm.



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