Daniela Riva, IT

Sacred Dance of India

has been performing, teaching, and training in Indian classical dance Bharata Natyam in Tamil Nadu since 2004. Her exploration in sacred dances and rituals has lead her to absorb the fascinating history of temple dances, the devotional culture, spiritual philosophy, and traditional life style of India.

Sacred Dance of India Workshop
Explore the sacred dance of India, learning some ritualistic gestures and elegant movements of the temple dance. Awake in you the energies of the Gods and Goddesses of India, through the refined movements of Indian dance.

This workshop will give you an opportunity to experience the beauty and the grace of Indian dance and to embody the devotional aspect of this ancient art. The class will include a body conditioning and a sequence of dance movements accompanied with mudra, mantra and a few basic steps of Indian temple dance.