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Summer Kathak Weekend Intensive

Friday, August 20th - Sunday, August 22nd


Hybrid In-Person and Online - Only 8 In-Person Spots Available

Times:

Friday 5:30 - 9pm EST

Saturday 11am - 7pm EST

Sunday 11am - 5pm EST

Full schedule below


Location:

In-Person at the Navatman Studios: 38 W. 32nd St, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001 - Only 8 in-person spots available! Vaccination required

OR fully online via Zoom


Costs:

For Navatman members with an active membership throughout the summer: $350 

For Navatman members with a dormant membership over the summer: $400 

For non-members (including members who cancelled over the summer): $450 


Description:


Attention Kathak dancers/lovers!

Navatman brings to you a Kathak-filled weekend (Aug 20-22) where you can

  • Hone your technique & develop stamina, grace, and precision

  • Improve strength and flexibility for injury prevention

  • Dig into tatkar, chakkars, and tukdas to deepen nuance and precision

  • Learn small compositions that will take your understanding of kathak vocabulary to another level


If you have missed attending in-person classes & meeting new people, here’s your chance for an intimate learning experience - 8 in-person slots only*! Classes will be held live in our studio, with the option to join virtually via Zoom.


Bonus: an open mic night, a performance by the teachers, and a group meal (for in-person attendees) on the last day


*Note that in-person attendees must be vaccinated


Experience required:


Knowledge of and comfort with flat and heel tatkar, chakkars of 8, 5, 3, and 1, and combinations of different kinds in teentaal.


Who this is for: 


Anyone looking to increase their Kathak capability, intensify their practice, jump to a new comfort level in dance, and meet and learn with dancers of different experience levels and backgrounds from around the US.


What you will get out of it: 


An understanding of how Kathak comes together and a chance to learn in person and work closely with your teachers and fellow students. Walk away with new tukdas, bants, ladis, and combinations.



Safety policies for in-person option - subject to change based on latest guidelines:

  • All in-person participants must be fully vaccinated and will be required to show proof of vaccination. Teachers will also be vaccinated.

  • In-person registration will be limited to only 8 students to allow plenty of room for social distancing

  • Open windows and fans will help to increase air circulation

  • Other policies may be in place as needed to comply with the latest safety guidelines at the time of the intensive


Schedule (all times are Eastern Standard Time):


Friday, August 20th:

5:30 - 6:15pm - Yoga/Warm up

6:15 - 7:45pm - Riyaaz and Technique (tatkar, chakkars, combinations, and challenges)

8 - 9pm - Open Mic


Saturday, August 21st:

11 - 11:45am - Yoga/Warm up

11:45am - 1:15pm - Riyaaz and Technique (tatkar, chakkars, combinations, and challenges)

1:15 - 3pm - Lunch break

3 - 5pm - In-depth work to be determined by the needs of the class - learning an item, abhinaya, storytelling, or otherwise, designed to challenge the needs of each individual dancer

5 - 6pm - Break

6 - 7pm - Kathak performance by Navatman teachers


Sunday, August 22nd:

11 - 11:45am - Yoga/Warm up

11:45am - 1:15pm - Riyaaz and Technique (tatkar, chakkars, combinations, and challenges)

1:15 - 3pm - Lunch break

3 - 5pm - In-depth work to be determined by the needs of the class - learning an item, abhinaya, storytelling, or otherwise, designed to challenge the needs of each individual dancer

5pm onwards - Group dinner for in-person participants




Friday 08/20/2021

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Sunday 08/22/2021


Navatman Studios for in-person attendees OR online via Zoom for virtual attendees
38 W 32nd St, 3rd Floor
New York NY 10001

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    $350.00

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    $400.00

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    $450.00

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    $350.00

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    $400.00

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    $450.00

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