Griva Bheda: Movement of the neck

Neck movements are called Grivabeda. Neck movements are an integral part of most Indian classical dance form. There are four types of grivabeda Sundari– continuous neck movement from left to rightTiraschina– neck movement from center to left corner then center to right cornerParibartita– neck movement from left side to right side (like offering namaz)Prakampita– neck … Continue reading Griva Bheda: Movement of the neck

Drishti Bheda: Connecting through the eyes

Drishti in sanskrit means “vision”. Drishti Bedha's help us classify different eye movements depending on how we move our eyeballs. We use each of these different movements in our daily life, but they also have their own identification. In classical dance, there are a total of nine types of eye movements. Some are obvious and … Continue reading Drishti Bheda: Connecting through the eyes