Why Shivalayam? 360° Approach
To excel as an artist and a performer of Bharatanatyam, it is essential to gain in-depth practical and theoretical knowledge. With the extensive training that Dhanalakshmi has undergone, she has made it her life goal to impart the same to her students.
The 360° approach includes practical (Adavus, Items, Abhinaya and Nritta pieces); theoretical (nuances of Bharatanatyam, Hastas, Bhedas, Sollukattu and so on); Thattukali practise (Basics of Thalam) and Nattuvangam (Advanced Thalam). Here, at Shivalayam, students are prepared not only to be performers and connoisseurs of dance but also as future instructors. Hence, a varied combination of sessions are offered, as follows: