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Indian Classical Dance with Sonja

A part of Cultivate's Kick-Start 2009  

Saturday, 7th February 2009 | 13:30 - 15:00 in Garden-View Classroom and 18:45 - 20:15 in Classroom 4/5  | €Price: included in Kick-Start 2009  

Please join Sonja for a dance workshop and experience this ancient and devotional art.  We will learn about the various components that comprise the dance:  nrtta (pure dance), nrtya (expression), and mudra (gesture).  There will be a short discussion of the history of the dance, as well a demonstration.  Please wear comfortable clothing that is easy to move in, such as yoga/workout pants and fitted t-shirt.  For more information, please contact:  087 7552040 or email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.www.mudramovingarts.com .

Sonja Radvila began studying Bharata Natyam (Indian classical dance) in 1998 with Laurissa Eifler at the Koothambalam School of Traditional Bharata Natyam in Boulder, Colorado.  She made her first trip to India in 1999 to study with her teacher, dance master Srimati Shyamala Mohanraj in Chennai, who is a disciple of the great T. Balasaraswati.  Sonja is a dedicated student, performer, and teacher of this great dance tradition and sacred art.  She has also been studying Odissi dance, the classical dance style from Orissa with Sindhu Kiran in Mysore, India for the last year.  She has taught and performed in Colorado, Washington, D.C., India, and Ireland.  Sonja is also a dedicated practitioner and teacher of Ashtanga Yoga and is currently teaching in Dublin.



 

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