Time & Location
May 07, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
4633 E Colfax Ave, 4633 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80220, USA
About the event
Odissi is East Indian Classical Dance. Odissi is an ancient and sacred dance, dating back to the 2nd Century BC, originally performed in the temples of India as a devotional offering to the Gods and Goddesses of Hinduism. Odissi is one out of eight styles of Classical Dance from India. Odissi is the dance of the temple sculptures of India. It evokes the water element with fluid and graceful movements.
AuroTejas Hemsell teaches Odissi in the style of Shri Deba Prasad Das. Her gurus in India are the renowned Shrimati Sangeeta Dash and Shrimati Rekha Tandon. Tejas has studied Indian Classical Dance from the age of five and has devoted her life to studying, teaching and performing Indian Classical Dance. Tejas founded her school, the Shakti Dance School in 2004. Tejas is a full time dance instructor and professional performer and also organizes World Dance Festivals to promote cultural education through presenting traditional styles of cultural dance to her audiences.
Intro to Odissi Workshop