Spardha Beginner Laya Course for dancers

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About The Course

The Spardha professional level laya course is an intense program for those serious about deepening their knowledge of rhythm as it pertains to dance. This course is designed for students with at least 4-5 years of dance experience and someone who has ideally completed Grade 4/5/6 of ISTD. This course will equip students to learn and develop a strong sense of rhythm sensitivity to enable them to dance with better sense of timing, to choreograph better, to recite jathis better to teach others and to also conduct the recital on stage for other dancers.


  • 4 to 5 years of dance and possibly exposure to arangetram level items
  • Having learnt the basic concepts in Laya beginner course

Topics Covered

  • Karvai practice part 1 (syllables with Karvai constant)
  • Karvai practice part 2 (syllables with Karvai variation)
  • Five Jathi eka talam Part 2
  • Basic breathing exercises
  • Other talam basics
  • 'Thadhinkinathom' Lessons
  • Karvai practice for all Talams
  • 175 Talam discussion and other Talam details

Learning Outcomes You Can Expect

  • Recite and demonstrate putting talam on the palm, the different talam korvais learnt in the class in different Jaathis using more complex gap patterns.
  • Ability to recite longer and more complex jathis with more complex talas
  • Prepare for an advanced level tala course where they will learn to compose their own jathis to include in their own dance pieces.
  • emote the abhinaya of the selected items
  • Practice with cymbals so that they can conduct the dance recitals well and get feedback from the teacher on their patterns and choreographies.

Select Your Package

3 Months

  • Session duration: 60 Minutes each
  • No. of sessions: 12
  • Format: 1:1 with Teacher
USD 45/session USD 540/-
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6 Months

  • Session duration: 60 Minutes each
  • No. of sessions: 24
  • Format: 1:1 with Teacher
USD 42.75/session USD 1,026/-
USD 1080

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12 Months

  • Session duration: 60 Minutes each
  • No. of sessions: 48
  • Format: 1:1 with Teacher
USD 40.5/session USD 1,944/-
USD 2160

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Sudha Lachyan

Sudha Lachyan,
Indian Vocals

Sangeet Visharad, ABGMVM
Experience - 25+ Years

Abhinav Kishore

Abhinav Kishore,

RSL Guitar Grade 8 Certified
Experience - 10+ Years

Arpitha Hebbar

Dr. Arpitha Hebbar,
Carnatic Vocals

Sr. Grade, Carnatic Music
Experience - 15+ Years


Western Vocals

Trinity Grade 8 Certification
Experience - 10+ Years

Swapnil Katwe

Swapnil Katwe,

RSL Classical Grade 5 Certification
Experience - 15+ Years

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