Category Archives: Odissi Dance

Salutations to the sun and moon. Please share with me what I need to learn. Salutations Sun Moon May I let go what needs to be, while grace and balance stay with me. Let Go w Grace And maybe most … Continue reading

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Prana Movement Workshop

January 3rd, 2015 at a Perfect Knot Yoga Center in Madison, WI This workshop is inspired by Auyrveda, Pranayama, Qigong, and Classical Indian Dance. Practices will be paired with Vidya Misra’s Vibrational Transdermal Creams of various Indian Herbs. All profits … Continue reading

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Fall Changes and Celebrations of Nature

Here in the Midwest I am blessed with experiencing¬†all the seasons of the Earth in full force. We have a cold and snowy winter, the raging waters of spring, a hot sunny summer, and the beautiful colors of fall. I … Continue reading

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Dancing for the Universe

The thing I love most about dancing Odissi is sharing a mystical world with my audience and students. My favorite dance always have and probably always will be those depicting my belief in the mysterious powers of the universe. I … Continue reading

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Mudra 3: Arda Pathaka

The exact translation of this mudra is half-flag. I am not sure that this is the same as flying a flag at half-mast to allow “the invisible flag of death” to fly at the top of the mast, but the … Continue reading

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Mudra 2: Threepathaka

The literal translation of this mudra is three parts of a flag. As I reflect on this I am reminded of many things with three parts; a story or sonata, an atom, our government, the brain. My favorite uses of … Continue reading

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Mudra 1: Pathaka

This very first mudra that I learned. It represents a flag. An important symbol joining together nations and people all over this Earth. It is reminding us how we are all connected. Of course, for dancers this mudra is used … Continue reading

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