Trupthi Panickor

The breathing soul of ‘NatyakalanjaliTrupthi Panickor has curated an extensive training programs to take a willing student through a journey of discovery of the classical arts of India. Her rigorous training under Trupthi the world renowned dancing couple Padbhushan ‘The Dhananjayans’ in Bharatanatyam and Dr Neena Prasad  in Mohiniyattam have moulded her into a versatile artist and tutor. She has distilled her learnings from these great Gurus of several art forms into programs that are now comprehensive and systematic for her students. Her teaching methodology is considered to be meticulous and detailed oriented that focus on the overall development of the student.

Natyakalanjali is a premier academy of Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam (Indian classical Dance) and Carnatic Music (South Indian Classical Vocal) based in Albuquerque with classes now in Trivandrum, Mumbai, Banglore, UAE and Canada. Natyakalanjali focuses on imparting both theoretical and practical aspects of the arts in its traditional ways of Guru-Shisya pramapara. The academy is dedicated to the preservation and propagation of these South Indian classical art forms of India in its true essence.

All classes are conducted twice a week

Please call/email for exact details on timings, schedule and fees. 

Natya / Dance

Bharatantyam Classes

Kids

Natyakalanjali offers beginners Bharatanatyam classes for kids aged 5-14. Children are taken into a journey of understanding music, rhythm, movement and body while enjoying the process as a team and individuals equally. In addition, they learn the basics of Bharatanatyam through series of structured lessons of adavus and body alignment techniques. General body awareness is emphasized with all the movements.  The student will have access to the teacher during business hours over Whatsapp or Google Hangouts for any doubt clarification/assistance outside classes, if needed. The course is an ongoing yearly program. Quarterly assessments are part of the curriculum. (it is NOT a one year course). 

Adults

The adult Bharatanatyam classes by Natyakalanjali are set apart by its unique approach to training the ‘Classical Dancer’ as an Artist. Emphasis is given to mould a dancer that is physically strong and trained with the awareness of muscular alignment, to prevent injury and increase efficiency of movement. The classes are structured to provide training that include a full repertoire and classical works of the parampara (lineage) as well as contemporary works of the guru. Theory based on the Natyashastra and Abhinayadarpana are accentuated.The student will have access to the teacher during business hours over Whatsapp or Google Hangouts for any doubt clarification/assistance outside classes, if needed.  The course is an ongoing yearly program. Quarterly assessments are part of the curriculum. (it is NOT a one year course). 

Mohiniyattam Classes

Adults

The Mohiniyattam classes by Natyakalnjali are open for ages 15 and above only. The Mohiniyattam classes focuses largely on an in-depth study of intricate body movements and its nuances while required a command over body and mind. Emphasis is given to mould a dancer that is physically acclimatized to the body movements required for the art form. The training will include in- depth theoretical training along with learning of traditional classical works of the parampara (lineage). The student will have access to the teacher during business hours over Whatsapp or Google Hangouts for any doubt clarification/assistance outside classes, if neededThe course is an ongoing yearly program. Quarterly assessments are part of the curriculum. (it is NOT a one year course). 

Sangeetha /music

Kids/ Adults

Natyakalanjali offers beginners music classes for kids aged 5-14. This Sangeetha classes aims to establish the main aspects of singing – pitch and rhythm. Students learn the fundamental note patterns and how to sing them in multiple formats and contexts. The lessons are designed to strengthen not only the understanding and skill of the student, but also the voice. Practice exercise notes are provided to support the learning process, and challenges that are encountered at different levels. The student will have access to the teacher during business hours over Whatsapp or Google Hangouts for any doubt clarification/assistance outside classes, if needed The course is an ongoing yearly program. Quarterly assessments are part of the curriculum. (it is NOT a one year course). 

Online classes

Natyakalanjali is now pleased to offer all its classes to anyone around the world. With the rising need of the hour due the the pandemic the academy has risen to hour and opened its doors to support art enthusiast and connoisseur to learn and enjoy the art via Zoom Classrooms. The student will have access to the teacher during business hours over Whatsapp or Google Hangouts for any doubt clarification/assistance outside classes, if needed


Trupthi has not only inspired my child but also myself to appreciate and enjoy the classical art forms of India.

Padma


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