With the core belief in the holistic power of dance, the Academy has designed a holistic training module that is a balanced blend of academic and practical training in pure classical Bharatanatyam. It facilitates all rounded development of the dancer with mastery on pure posture and perfect technique. A wider perspective on dance is given with insights into its artistic significance.Senior students of Naadanam are provided teacher’s training and are offered experience and opportunities in schools and various branches of the institute.
Dance empowers body, mind and spirit. In today’s fast paced world, women have to shoulder multiple responsibilities and are often stressed out. Dance in such a case is a creative relief as well as physical exercise. Considering this, Naadanam has come up with a special batch exclusively for women- dancers and non-dancers. It’s a package where many dance styles like Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Semi-classical, Indian folk dances are taught from basics to their choreography, along with various fitness forms like dance aerobics, yoga, floor exercises, work-outs and meditation. This batch consists of expert as well as aspiring dancers and the response has been tremendous. Every single lady enjoys this quality time to the fullest and goes home happy and at peace with herself and the world.
School Girls have immense energy & enthusiasm, which needs to be channelized! And nothing else than a performing art does it the best way! Our Friday Fun Batch is a super fun way for school girls to let out all the stress of their fast life & studies. These girls unwind themselves here and rigorous workouts & exercises build their stamina, endurance & flexibility! They also learn a new dance style every month – ranging from jazz, ballet, contemporary, Bollywood, Indian folk, semi classical, and much more… Acquiring techniques of various dance forms at a young age makes them ready to grasp & specialize in any dance form later on…
Knowledge is tested by examinations and Naadanam has come up with flying colours. Students who appear for State Level Exams have excelled with over seventy percent of them scoring distinction. The Academy holds a record of 100% result till date. Students of Naadanam are now pursuing Graduation/ Bachelors in Dance, and are ready to be the torch bearers of our rich tradition!
Workshop is a wonderful opportunity to hone your existing skills and acquire new ones. Naadanam offers these opportunities aplenty. Highly professional and innovative workshops are conducted in various dance styles – Indian, Folk, western and contemporary. The objective is to introduce the students and other aspiring dancers to the unique features and choreographies that define and enhance these art forms.
Ketaki has conducted numerous workshops mainly in the USA & India . More than 30 workshops in the USA, in various Folk Dance Styles – Garba Dandiya, Ghoomar, Pinga, Bollywood, Belly Dancing, Semi Classical, Contemporary, to name few. Apart from groups of women & girls, she has conducted workshops for the employees of Microsoft, members of Indian Association of Western Washington, members of Seattle Maharashtra Mandal, at the Pune Young Cricketers Club, students of Ferguson college, St. Mira’s College, and many more…
She has also invited to conduct a dance workshop in Dresden, Germany, where she put up a performance too!
Naadanam offers various fitness & dance workshops to cater to corporate groups, educational institutions, ladies & other homogeneous groups!