Jolafin - Kathak dancer 
shows, workshops, courses
Kolkata, India. Guru Surangama with his son Suramya Dasgupta on tabla and Jolafin on a study travel.Kolkata, India. Guru Surangama with his son Suramya Dasgupta on tabla and Jolafin on a study travel.

Kathak courses and workshops

Jolafin teaches Kathak to beginners with no experience and to intermediate students with minimum previous experience of 1-2 years of Kathak. 

She also organizes intensive Kathak workshops and master classes for advanced students with experts like her Guru Surangama from Kolkata in regular basis.

She has planned to teach children from age 6 onwards in summer 2018. 

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Typical Kathak session with Jolafin

Jolafin follows mainly the curriculm of Prayag Sangit Samiti, but is preparing intensively to adapt the internationally recognized ISTD syllabus for Kathak.

Her lessons are thoroughly planned, which incorporates

  • the strengthening of stamina with basic footworks, 
  • learning the correct body posture and alignment, always with focus of holding line and geometry of body,
  • learning various rhythmic pattern und create sound with feet, develop clarity of sound
  • arm and hand movement and hand gestures (Hastaks and mudras)
  • short technical choreographies following the rhythmic cycle (Taal) and recitation (Parhant) of the syllables (bol)
  • theory and history session of Kathak dance.  

 Got curious? Have look in a intermediate sessions.

Kathak courses

Kathak course for intermediate level
Kathak dance course for intermediate level - 10 sessions Prerequisite 1-2 yrs of regular Kathak training. Start 3. September 2017, 10x sundays Timing 2.00 pm - 3.15 pm Fee 25 CHF/75 min...   mehr
Kathak Workshop with Tabla for intermediate level
Tabla player Saibal Chatterjee from Calcutta in Basel Prerequisite: - open for students joining the regular course - for experienced Kathak students, with at least 2-3 years of Kathak training. You are...   mehr