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Saturday, October 14 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Odissi - Indian Temple Dance

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Odissi is a form of tantric yoga-dance originating in the temples of ancient India. This class introduces the fundamental principles of Odissi Dance, including the basic positions, Chauka and Tribhangi, which represent the male and female principles. Curvaceous movements, sculptured poses, fluid grace, theatrical expression, and impeccable rhythm characterize this vibrant art. We will weave together an exciting practice that gets you glowing like a Goddess! The moves are playful, elegant, graceful, and sensual, and will make you look and feel amazing!


Admission: Free for festival pass holders. Not open to the public.

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Revital Carroll

Revital Carroll is an internationally acclaimed performer and teacher. She is the founder and director of Shakti Bhakti Ensemble and creator of three instructional DVDs: Temple Goddess Workout, Odissi Dance: Foundations, and Odissi Dance: Spins and Choreography. She is the co-author of Mudras of India, and author Mudras of Indian Dance Card Deck. She studied Odissi Dance in Odisha, India with some of Odissi's most eminent gurus; Guru Gangadhar Pradhan, Guru Bichitrananda Swain, and Sujata Mohapatra to name a few. | | Native to the land of Israel, Revital has been dedicated to the study of Indian spiritual arts for over 25 years. Yoga and meditation led her to discover her passion for Indian Dance, where she finds the sensual and the spiritual expressing as one. Revital draws her inspiration from the elements of nature, the wisdom of her own body, and the rich spiritual heritage of ancient India. She lives in Northern California, and offers Odissi Dance and Yoga classes, workshops, and performances worldwide... Read More →

Saturday October 14, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm
2. Rainbow Room

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