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Bharatanatyam Classes

Bharatanatyam is one of the 8 classical dance forms of India. Its name is derived from the divine sage's name `Bharata Muni` who was the first to practice the art form. It is also called Bharatanatyam, as it is the dance form of the Bharat. Join Kafqa Academy’s online Bharatanatyam classes and become an expert of this age-old art form.

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6-9, 10-14, 15+ years
8 Students per batch
2 Classes per week

Lesson Plan For Beginner Level

With Kafqa Academy's online Bharatnatyam course, get ready to master these classic and graceful movements.


These are the basic footsteps where the students learn to strike their feet in a half-knee position. There are 8 variations in Thattadavu


These are the steps that involve stretching the legs. There are 8 variations in Nattadavu

Paraval adavu

These are the steps that involve sweeping/swinging movements to cover space. Students will learn 3 variations in Paraval adavu


These are the steps that involve sliding of the foot or heel depending on the variation. There are 4 variations in Jaaradavu

Performance Preparation

As the excitement builds towards your performance, get help from our instructors to prepare for your big day!

Final Performance

Invite your friends & family to watch you perform Bharatnatyam online. Become a star and own the stage!

Meet Our Instructors

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Kritika M S

Kritika is a Gold medalist from REVA University in Master of Performing Arts- Bharatanatyam. She has over 20 years of training. She has performed at various Hampi Utsav, Raichur Utsav, All India dance festival in Solan etc.

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Ambika Shivaramu

Ambika has over 15 years of training in Bharatanatyam. She has performed at Ankura 2019 conducted by the Govt. of Karnataka. Her other performances include TTD and Brahmotsava at Tirupati, Nrityankura etc.

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Snigdha Banerjee

Snigdha has over 15 years of dance experience. She has featured in various award shows and Bollywood movies. She has also represented India in the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.

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Junaid Shariff

Junaid has over 8 years of training experience. He was a part of the Desi Hoppers crew which won first place at World of Dance in 2015. Junaid also featured in reality shows such as “Dancing Stars Season 2” and “Bindass Naach“

Revision and Practice Tools

Syllabus Videos

Watch the syllabus videos to practice the techniques taught in the online Bharatanatyam classes

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Get certified by Kafqa Academy once you've successfully completed the online Bharatanatyam dance course!

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