Kalakriti School of Dance

The bharatanatyam class specializes in the Tanjore style, the style well renowned for its intricate footwork and elaborate Abhinaya in Chicago suburbs

Operating as usual

04/21/2021

Sri Ramanavami spl... here is bhavya presenting vishnu strotram ... Talented , highly motivated girl practicing regularly.. rama rama jaya rajaram ram ram jaya sita ram

Thevaram | Madar Pirai | Isha | Mahashivrathri 03/12/2021

Thevaram | Madar Pirai | Isha | Mahashivrathri

Another Thevaram for this big day Mahashivrathri

#Mahadev #shiva #thevaram #shivarathri #bharatanatyam #classicaldance #shivaparvati #indiandance #isha #Sadguru

https://youtu.be/1vvuYEpEfts

Thevaram | Madar Pirai | Isha | Mahashivrathri Thevarams are devotional hymns sung in praise of Shiva by the 3 Nayanmars: Sambandar, Thirunavukkarasar and Sundarar. Despite his old age, Appar had a strong...

Maha Shivarathri | Natesha Kauthuvam | Bharathanatyam 03/11/2021

Maha Shivarathri | Natesha Kauthuvam | Bharathanatyam

From one of our kalakriti students..
Hara hara mahadev
#indiandance #Shivarathri #bharatanatyam #shiva #classicaldance #nateshakauthuvam

https://youtu.be/eum-3FuCZ5w

Maha Shivarathri | Natesha Kauthuvam | Bharathanatyam Natesha Kautvam, is a traditional invocatory piece that is a part of the Bharatanatyam repertoire. Music: Priyadarshini Govind's album, Mallari & Kautuvam

Mahashivrathri |Thevaram | Isha | Pitha Pirai 03/11/2021

Mahashivrathri |Thevaram | Isha | Pitha Pirai

Om Namah Shivaya..

Offering this small thevaram piece to the feet of Nataraja on this auspicious day of Maha Shivaratri. Let us pray together to overcome darkness and ignorance and bless us.

#Mahadev #shiva #thevaram #shivarathri #bharatanatyam #classicaldance #shivaparvati #indiandance #isha #Sadguru

https://youtu.be/nxu1nK5RDyU

Mahashivrathri |Thevaram | Isha | Pitha Pirai Thevarams are devotional hymns sung in praise of Shiva by the 3 Nayanmars: Sambandar, Thirunavukkarasar and Sundarar. The singing of Thevaram is still an act...

Take Five Fest 02/27/2021

Take Five Fest

Here is my new work based on mental health.. pls take sometime to provide valuable feedback.. link will be available until feb 28th

Take Five Fest

02/25/2021

Here is a cool fest of art submissions under 5 mins!! We created an orginal story on mental health and its importance!! Pls do register to see my performance.. special thanks to Minu Akshaya for rendering her beautiful voice to this piece..
Music credits
Vocal : minu karthik
Mrindangam : madhav parthasarathy

Fest link will be available from feb 26 - feb 28

youtube.com 01/01/2021

Mangalam 2020

Mangalam 2020

Let's welcome new year wishing
Loka samastha sukinao bhavanthu

Let's hope and wish to have best upcoming year. Let's hold our hands together to step into 2021 with taking our learnings from the past. Let's fight against the odds with kindness and wide smile in our face.

#hope #love #teachings #kindness
#smile #newyear #2021
#bharatanatyam #bharathanatyam #bharatham #mangalam #pavamana #2020 #2021 #newyear #begining #worldpeace #love #indianclassicaldance #igdancers #dancersofinstagram #shrujana #dance #classicaldance #tyagarajar #tmkrishna #tmk

https://youtu.be/pagrElm4zlY

youtube.com End of the weird year 2020Let's hope and wish to have best upcoming year. Let's hold our hands together to step into 2021 with taking our learnings from the ...

youtube.com 12/24/2020

Andal thiruppavai - thoomani madathu

https://youtu.be/ZjCqJ5gv-wc

Margazhi 2020.. Andal thirupuppavai 9 ..#margazhi #thiruppavai #andal #december #throwback #margazhi2020 #dec2020 #bharatanatyam #indianclassicaldance #bharathanatyam #dance #dancersofinstagram #indiandance #art #classicaldance #krishna #vishnu

youtube.com Album : Krishna A Musical ReflectionKrithi : Thumani MaadathuRaga : Hamir KalyaniTaala : AdiLyrics:தூமணி மாடத்துச் சுற்றும் விளக்கெரியதூபம் கமழ துயில் அணை மே...

11/14/2020

Happy Diwali! wish you all a joyful and safe diwali!!
Please join me tomorrow Nov 14th from 9.00 AM to 10.00 AM CST and 8.30 to 9.30 PM CST for spl devi performance.

Performing with senior students Sangeetha and Lakshmi. Pls join me tomorrow to shower us your love.

DIWALI SPECIAL DEVI SMARANAM

Shankaralayam Sanstha Wishes All the Devotees spread across the globe with a grand Thematic Presentation by Kalakriti School of Dance with Senior Students from Chicago, IL)

Kindly stay tuned to the page to watch them perform live for all of us from 8.30PM TO 9.30PM IST

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Ramya Ravi - An exponent in one of the most prominent classical dance forms of India, Bharatanatyam. She initiated into this art form at the age of 5 under the able guidance of Natyaka​​la Saraswathi Smt. Padma to learn Bharatanatyam. She gathered knowledge about the dance form in all its traditional glory, graceful charm and sophisticated expressions. She has also cleared the Lower and Higher Grade examinations in classical dance conducted by the Govt. of Tamil Nadu.

Ramya has rendered numerous performances under various banners in India. Ramya has been conferred with titles “Nrithya Niranjani” and “Natya Chudaroli” for her excellence in the field of Bharatanatyam. She had been a scholarship student of TamilNadu Iyal Isai Nataka Mandram.

She had been an inspiration for art lovers irrespective of their background to attain physical fitness and peace in soul through dance and drama. Also to encourage and train different levels of dancers to expertise the art.

The school is founded by Ramya Ravi & Divya Ravi with branches in Chicago suburbs and Atlanta. The bharathatyam class specializes in the Pandanallur style, the style well renowned for its intricate footwork and elaborate Abhinaya. The Pandanallur style
has a reputation for its emphasis on linear geometry in Adavu technique and for the intensity and understatement in Abhinaya.

Swami Sharanam

11/07/2020

Music IN CA

Hello all,

For those of you missed seeing me live. Pls watch and share your comments

Thanks

Music IN CA presents Natya
Watch Ramya Ravi perform on
7:00 - 7:30 PM (Pacific Time), Friday, 6th November 2020
8.30 - 9:00 AM (Indian Time), Saturday, 7th November 2020
Natya Registration -
To enroll, register as an #Artist on www.mdnd.in
and use the appropriate event form on your profile page!
#MusicINCA #LIVE #Natya #ramyaravi #Dance #IndianClassical #bharatanatyam

11/06/2020

Dear all- very excited to be a part of Music in CA Natya series with the blessings of Guru, family and almighty! Please tune in tonight at 9pm CST in Music in CA Fb page to watch it live ( India time: Saturday 31st 8:30am IST) #Kalakritischool #MusicINCA

Music IN CA presents Natya
Watch Ramya Ravi perform on
7:00 - 7:30 PM (Pacific Time), Friday, 6th November 2020
8.30 - 9:00 AM (Indian Time), Saturday, 7th November 2020
Natya Registration -
To enroll, register as an #Artist on www.mdnd.in
and use the appropriate event form on your profile page!
#MusicINCA #LIVE #Natya #ramyaravi #Dance #IndianClassical #bharatanatyam

10/26/2020

Vijayadasami spl - Students

Vijayadasami special.. Students performance, Allarippu- perfromed by Bhavya, she has been learning bharatanatyam past 1 year. Awesome job by the dedicated girl.

feeling blessed to teach young kids.

10/26/2020

Vijayadasami- students spl

Vijayadasami special.. Students performance, varaveena - popular carnatic geetham perfromed by Jiya, she has been learning bharatanatyam past 4 years. Great job by Jiya, way to go!!

feeling blessed to teach young kids. Veena Balachandar

[10/26/20]   Vijayadasami special.. Students performance,by sisters(bhavya and Manya), They have been learning bharatanatyam past 1 year. Awesome job by the dedicated girl.

feeling blessed to teach young kids.

10/26/2020

Vijayadasami spl students performance

Vijayadasami special.. Students performance, varaveena - popular carnatic geetham perfromed by Dhedheeksha, she has been learning bharatanatyam past 4 years. Awesome job by the dedicated girl.

feeling blessed to teach young kids. Padmapriya Theyagarajan

[10/25/20]   Day 9 - Ma Siddhidatri

“Siddhi” means Perfection while “Datri” means “the one who gives”. She offers all types of Siddhis (Perfection) to her devotees, so she is known as Siddhidatri Maa. Another name of Maa Siddhidatri is Goddess Lakshmi, who represents wealth, happiness, and success.

#devi #navarathri #day9 #goddess #durga #parvati #dance #bharatanatyam #classicaldance #bharathanatyam #instadance #indian #dussera #dancersofinstagram #dancers #dancecover #storrytelling #stories #mythology #femaleenergy #feminity #Shakthi #bhrahma #siddhidhatri #ardhanarishvara #om #shiva #siddhi #knowledge #lakshmi

[10/25/20]   Day 8 - Ma Mahagauri

Maha means extremely and gauri means white. She is worshiped by devotees to attain loyalty in relationships and create life-long bonds.

#devi #navarathri #day8 #goddess #durga #parvati #dance #bharatanatyam #classicaldance #bharathanatyam #instadance #indian #dussera #dancersofinstagram #dancers #dancecover #storrytelling #stories #mythology #femaleenergy #feminity #Shakthi #bhrahma #gauri #mahagauri #om #shiva

[10/24/20]   Day 7 - Ma Kalarathri

Ma Kaalratri is the one which brings the death of darkness or the one who ends ignorance. She is also commonly referred as Kali.

#devi #navarathri #day7 #kalarathri #goddess #durga #parvati #dance #bharatanatyam #classicaldance #bharathanatyam #instadance #indian #dussera #dancersofinstagram #dancers #dancecover #storrytelling #stories #mythology #femaleenergy #feminity #Shakthi #warrior #warriorprincess #kali #durge #om #chamundi

[10/23/20]   Day 6 - Ma Katyayani

Warrior Princess

Mother Durga is born to Sage Katya as his serene and loving daughter, being impressed with his sincere worship for her.Devi Katyayani was born with the sole purpose of vanquishing the demon Mahishasura.

#devi #navarathri #day6 #katyayani #goddess #durga #parvati #dance #bharatanatyam #classicaldance #bharathanatyam #instadance #indian #dussera #dancersofinstagram #dancers #dancecover #storrytelling #stories #mythology #femaleenergy #feminity #Shakthi #warrior #warriorprincess #bhairavi #durge #om #mahishasurmardini

[10/21/20]   Day 5 - Ma Skandamatha

Skanda is another name for Lord Kartikeya (Ma Parvati’s son and Lord Ganesha’s brother). Mata means mother and thus Skandamata means mother of Skanda or Kartikeya.

#devi #navarathri #day5 #skandamatha #goddess #durga #parvati #dance #bharatanatyam #classicaldance #bharathanatyam #instadance #indian #dussera #dancersofinstagram #dancers #dancecover #storrytelling #stories #mythology #femaleenergy #feminity #Shakthi #skanda #kumara #karthikeya #muruga #om #saravanan

[10/20/20]   Day 4 - Ma Kushmanda

Ma Kushmanda is the Smiling Goddess. The first word is “Ku” which means little. The second word is “Ushma” which means warmth or energy. And the third word is “Anda” which means egg.

#devi #navarathri #day4 #kushmanda #goddess #durga #parvati #dance #bharatanatyam #classicaldance #bharathanatyam #instadance #indian #dussera #dancersofinstagram #dancers #dancecover #storrytelling #stories #mythology #femaleenergy #feminity #Shakthi #mahasaraswati #saraswati #lakshmi #mahalakshmi #mahakali #kali

[10/19/20]   Day 3 - Ma Chandraghanta

the “married” form of Devi Parvati. She protects her devotees from all types of evil spirits and has a half-moon (shaped like a temple bell) sitting on her forehead.

#devi #navarathri #day3 #Chandraghanta #goddess #durga #parvati #dance #bharatanatyam #classicaldance #bharathanatyam #instadance #indian #dussera #dancersofinstagram #dancers #dancecover #storrytelling #stories #mythology #femaleenergy #feminity #moon #shiva #Shakthi

[10/19/20]   Day 2 - Ma Brahmacharini (“Brahma” here means tapa or penance and “Charini” means an ardent female follower) is the goddess worshiped on the second day of Navratri. In this avatar, Durga embodies tapa or penance.

#devi #navarathri #day2 #bhramacharini #goddess #durga #parvati #dance #bharatanatyam #classicaldance #bharathanatyam #instadance #indian #dussera #dancersofinstagram #dancers #dancecover #storrytelling #stories #mythology #femaleenergy #feminity #penance #tapas

[10/18/20]   Navarathri Devi Stories

Day 1- Ma Shailaputri (Daughter (putri) of Mountain (shaila)) is worshiped on the first day of Navaratra.

#devi #navarathri #day1 #Shailaputri #goddess #durga #parvati #dance #bharatanatyam #classicaldance #bharathanatyam #instadance #indian #dussera #dancersofinstagram #dancers #dancecover #storrytelling #stories #mythology #femaleenergy #feminity

10/07/2020

Sharing the performances of our students.. Encourage these young dancers.. They did tremendous job in learning an item within a month.. Awesome job by Paru, Riya, Pradhanya, Gayathrishree, Sadhvika, Krisha, Janani, Sharanya and Dhedheeksha... Pls take some time to watch and encourage the young talents.. likes , shares and valuable comments means a lot to these kids
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7FfDt5NgKA&feature=youtu.be

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujezgNlsZVU&feature=youtu.be

https://youtu.be/cYQVHJVVXrI

https://youtu.be/qgSC4VCCwK0

https://youtu.be/bLl9xniUs9g

https://youtu.be/bLl9xniUs9g

[09/24/20]   New series Filmy is out

Semi classical dance cover for blockbuster favorite track Ghar more pardesiya from bollywood movie Kalank .

Full video - https://youtu.be/hG1ANECAA24
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youtube.com 08/11/2020

Krishna Nee Begane: Divya Ravi, TM Krishna

Beautiful dance by Divya Ravi, for janmashtami

youtube.com Krishna Nee begane Raga: Yamuna Kalyani Mishra Chapu Composer: Vyasaraya Language: Kannada Choreographed and performed by: Divya Ravi MUSIC CREDITS Vocals: T...

07/19/2020

Pls join us tomo in chicago kalibari fb page for another short live performance at 8.00pm cst.

Sun 19 July Satsang @ 7 PM CST 🙏 Devotional Instrumental + Classical Dance 🙏

07/09/2020

Please join and support the artists for fb live event samarpana, our prayers during these tough times.. pls join in Dance with Joy fb page on saturday july 11 from 6pm est

06/28/2020

Here is the tamil thevaram, beautiful composition in devotion to Lord shiva... created in colloboration #madhurasane

This is not a performance but a prayer to the lord for healing the world during this tough times...

06/02/2020

Story Time in Bharatanatyam! An exploration of engaging conversation with Kousalya from Bangalore.
https://www.facebook.com/kousalyaNivas

Kousalya Nivas - Artist

Pls stay tuned to the fb live on our pages on June 6th at 9AM CST/7.30PM CST

05/05/2020

Wash your hands - Bharatanayam

Sharing a fun homework from our students last week! They celebrated Dance day last week choreographing and executing their favorite song-- Wash your hands from chuchu tv.. Spl thanks to all the moms n dads out there for helping with dressing up and videos.

05/05/2020

Wash your hands - Bharatanatyam

Sharing a fun homework from our students last week! They celebrated Dance day last week choreographing and executing their favorite song-- Wash your hands from chuchu tv.. Spl thanks to all the moms n dads out there for helping with dressing up and videos.

05/05/2020

Wash your hands - Bharatanatyam

Sharing a fun homework from our students last week! They celebrated Dance day last week choreographing and executing their favorite song-- Wash your hands from chuchu tv.. Spl thanks to all the moms n dads out there for helping with dressing up and videos.

12/29/2019

As we are looking to welcome our new year, I will be performing bharatanatyam performance based out of different Rasas invoking inner expressions of life
in hanuman mandir(upstairs) on Jan 1st,2020 at 6.30 PM

Please come and celebrate new year spirutually enjoying the dance.,
Hanuman Mandir & Spiritual Community Center.

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Vijayadasami- students spl
Vijayadasami spl students performance
Here is the tamil thevaram, beautiful composition in devotion to Lord shiva... created in colloboration #madhurasaneThis...
Wash your hands - Bharatanayam
Wash your hands - Bharatanatyam
Wash your hands - Bharatanatyam
Sri Ramanavami 2016
Sri Ramanavami 2016

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