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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 7:30-9:30ppm 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:

7:30-9:30pm - Warm up, riyaaz, and technique


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 - 5:30pm - Break

5:30 - 6:30pm - "Open mic" for students and teacher performance


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




IN PERSON - Active Navatman Members


For Navatman members who wish to attend in-person and will maintain an active class membership throughout the summer. Your membership must be active during the summer at the time of the intensive. Please do not choose this option if you plan to switch to dormant over the summer.

$350.00
  All Reserved
 

IN PERSON - Dormant Navatman Members


For Navatman members who wish to attend in-person and plan to switch to a dormant membership over the summer. If you plan to cancel your membership over the summer, please choose the non-member option below.


$400.00
  All Reserved
 

IN PERSON - Non-Members


For students who wish to attend online and do not have a Navatman membersip OR current Navatman members who will be cancelling their membership over
the summer.

$450.00
  All Reserved
 

ONLINE- Active Navatman Members


For Navatman members who wish to attend online and will maintain an active membership throughout the summer. Your
membership must be active during the summer at the time of the
intensive. Please do not choose this option if you plan to switch to
dormant over the summer.


$350.00
Max Per Order:9

ONLINE - Dormant Navatman Members


For Navatman members who wish to attend online and plan to switch to a dormant membership over the summer. If you plan to cancel your membership over the summer, please choose the non-member option below.


$400.00
Max Per Order:10

ONLINE - Non-Members


For students who wish to attend online and do not have a Navatman membersip OR current Navatman members who will be cancelling their membership over
the summer.

$450.00
Max Per Order:10