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Bharata Natyam

Sunil Kothari is an outstanding scholar in the realm of dance. And this book is a precious gift that has been written for anyone passionate about their art! Beautiful colour pictures. Detailed descriptions and it inspires you to strive for greater achievement in dance.

A Yoga of Indian Classical Dance: The Yogini's Mirror

American-born Gupta (who holds a doctorate combining aspects of cultural anthropology with Indian religious history) has written a captivating personal narrative of her journey to India and the arduous training to become a performer in the Kuchipudi style of Indian classical dance. This unique story is a blend of autobiography, philosophical reflection, and firsthand insight into Indian culture and the performing arts. Also a yoga teacher, Gupta has included a chapter presenting 64 illustrated postures, creatively synthesizing the dual disciplines of traditional hatha yoga and sacred dance. See Cover

The Dance of India: The Origin and History Foundation, Art and Science of the Dance in India Classical Folk and Tribal

262 pages hardbound. Incredible, large volume detailing the history of traditional Indian dancing and traditional dance instruction. INCLUDES: Dances of the Gods, Dance in Art, The Foundations of Indian Dance, Various Schools of Dance, Hand, Feet, Head, and Eye gestures and their meanings, Indian Music and Instruments, Costumes and Jewelry, Folk, Tribal, and Classical Dance, Specific Geographic dances particular to different locations. Heavily illustrated with hundreds of b+w photos, line drawings, and eight full page color plates. EXC condition, no tears, folds, or notations. Some light discoloration of the covers. Terrific item for anyone with an interest in learning Indian dance, or it's history. See Cover

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