Bharathanatyam - More Than A Dance Form
- 7 Months ago
Bharathanatyam is one of the classical dance forms of India. It originated in Tamil Nadu and was nurtured in temples across South India. As you all know, it has many benefits like burning calories, increasing strength and flexibility, creativity etc. Let us look at other benefits this classical art form provides that other forms of exercises do not.
Bharathanatyam has 28 asamyutha hastas or mudras (single hand gestures). These hasthas provide movement and exercise to the muscles in the palm, fingers, forearm and upper arm. It helps to develop fine motor skills especially in children.