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

  1. Sundari– continuous neck movement from left to right
  2. Tiraschina– neck movement from center to left corner then center to right corner
  3. Paribartita– neck movement from left side to right side (like offering namaz)
  4. Prakampita– neck moving forward and backward (pecking of birds)

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