Dance, Talk/Workshop

Movement and Dance Workshop by Bijayini Satpathy

Organised by: The Esplanade Co Ltd
Performed by: Bijayini Satpathy
  • Date:
    10 May 2023
  • Time:
    6:00pm - 9:00pm (with suitable breaks)
  • Duration:
  • Venue:
    Esplanade Studio 219
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  • Admission:
  • Advisory:
    Recommended for age 13 and above


With a career than spans more than 25 years, Bijayini Satpathy is one of the world's foremost practitioners of odissi, renowned for her grace and profound storytelling skills. In this one-time workshop, students of dance and Indian classical dance practitioners ages 13 and above are invited to come learn from this dance doyen.

The workshop will focus on the following movements from the ancient dance treatise, the Natyashastra:

• Alignment and angabheda (isolated limb movement)

• Bhu charis – Movement of the hip and leg joints along the floor

• Akasha charis – Movement of hip and legs above the ground

Participants are advised to wear appropriate outfit, necessary for comfort and flexibility, in view of workshop content.

Movement and Dance Workshop by Bijayini Satpathy