FTH AT HOME: Virtual World Dance Camp
Week 2: Traditional Indian Dance with Abha Roy
Kids Group (Ages 5-12) | July 20-24, 2020 at 11am-12pm EST | $60 / $50 for member
Starting with a fun & calm breathing exercise, students will then be introduced to one particular state (region) of India through its dance movements, rhythms, and folk songs. This series will conclude with a final performance, all students are encouraged to wear their DIY folk wardrobe!
Teens & Adults Group | July 20-24, 2020 at 5pm-6pm EST | $60 / $50 for member
Indian dances have a strong storytelling and expressive aspect! Each session starts with yoga and breathing exercises for teens and adults, followed by learning one particular Indian folk dance, and concludes with a revision and sharing session.
About Teaching Artist: Abha Roy has conducted workshops and classes for New York City schools, universities, libraries and museums since 1992. Abha has blazed a trail of her own in the sphere of Kathak, a classic northern Indian dance form. After completing her Masters in Geography, Abha started her career as a classical dancer in 1984, completing her diploma in Kathak under the guidance of late great Guru Kundan Lal Gangani. For more information: www.flushingtownhall.org/ahbaroy