As taught by Guru Jhelum Paranjape
Guru Jhelum Paranjape started training in Odissi with guru Shankar Behera. Since then she has completely dedicated herself in the pursuit of Odissi dance. A highly acclaimed dancer, she was the first non-Oriya dancer to have received the prestigious Mahari award, among others.
Smitalay is a leading dance school of Odissi in Mumbai, established in 1989 by guru Jhelum Paranjape.
In this volume of Smitalay Odissi series, students will learn:
- basic warm-up exercises
- torso and eye exercises
- hasta bheda
- learning chowk
- chowk stepping class
- learning tribhangi
- tribhangi stepping class