Indian Classical Dance ODISSI 1 (Most sensuous, ecstatic, and spiritual dance) hand gestures (MUDRA) | Masako Ono 小野雅子 | Skillshare

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Indian Classical Dance ODISSI 1 (Most sensuous, ecstatic, and spiritual dance) hand gestures (MUDRA)

teacher avatar Masako Ono 小野雅子, A DANCE ARTIST / ダンス・アーティスト

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7 Lessons (31m)
    • 1. INTRODUCTION

      4:55
    • 2. Prologue to the hand gestures

      0:38
    • 3. FLEXIBILITY OF FINGERS

      3:29
    • 4. Hand gestures detailed explanation

      15:32
    • 5. HAND GESTURES DRILL

      5:03
    • 6. Review hand gestures

      0:55
    • 7. END message

      0:33
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Let’s learn mystic dance of India, ODISSI, the Indian Classical Dance for your BODY & MIND conditioning, which is the most sensuous, ecstatic and spiritual dance from the ancient India!

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“It is the entire organism rather than the body alone or the brain alone that interacts with the environment...When we see, or hear, or touch or taste or smell, body proper and brain participate in the interaction with the environment” Antonio Damasio (Neuroscientist)

Engaging with your bodily wisdom can re-connect you with your body and your mind in powerful ways. You may discover insights and practical skills to experience your body as a source of effective knowledge and healing potential. This can help you to transcend many of these common, yet challenging, symptoms.

This course is like an active meditation in a way, using your body & mind, and it is programmed for you so that every class project you complete, your body & mind is conditioned, leading to an enhanced awareness of yourself and the universe, achieving BEAUTY inside you as well as the way the universe look at you.

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In this course you'll learn the hand gestures(MUDRAs), which are effective for your brain, your body, activating all your 5 senses achieving graceful gestures in your daily life.

By the end of the course, you would be able to form the beautiful hand gestures (MUDRA), and the salutation to the Mother Earth in an Indian Dance (ODISSI) format. There are detailed explanation as well on each hand gestures(MUDRA) are explained with it's meanings as well.

Balanced body & mind / Flexibility of hand gestures / Graceful gestures of your hands

This course will guide you through from scratch with absolute beginners of the Indian Dance(ODISSI), for your BODY & MIND conditioning.

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Let’s condition our BODY & MIND using Indian Dance (ODISSI) technique achieving an enchanting life together!

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Masako Ono 小野雅子

A DANCE ARTIST / ダンス・アーティスト

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Hello, I'm Masako Ono. (masakoono.com/) (youtube.com/user/panasiadance)

Masako is a Japanese ODISSI dancer empaneled by Govt. of India ICCR as well as Dept. of Culture. She has performed and given lecture-demonstrations and workshops in more than 20 countries in the last 10 years.

Masako Ono has a dance studio called MOPA (Masako Ono Performing Arts) and has been teaching ODISSI dance for more than 20 years, taken her students to perform globally. She is a certified YOGA teacher and currently teaching BODY & MIND conditioning class along with ODISSI dance via online.

Masako started dancing at the age of 4 with modern dance of Martha Graham Dance, additionally trained in western classical ballet, hip hop, jazz and in Tokyo, Japan. In 1996, Masako joined NRITYAGRA... See full profile

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1. INTRODUCTION: Do the most spiritual dance. Odc, the answer, dance from India. Odyssey dance. Maybe most of you have never heard of. It's a dance which reminds you of the deep connection between the physical and the spiritual. Had never thought of becoming a professional dancer until I met this odyssey dance. I was searching for something to devote myself. During my university dying. When I first saw this odyssey dance, I saw not only the exquisite movement, but also something spiritual. This dance was not just simple combination of physical movement, but an amalgamation of body, mind, and the spirit. In other words, human and the universe. Odyssey dance was originally announced in the ceremony as an offering to the gods by the embellish and younger. In other words, this dance is to get connected to the divine soul or the nature or the universe. Ever sees. I encountered this odyssey dance. I left my own place, Tokyo, Japan, and shifted to India more than 20 years ago and devoted my life to this odyssey dance. In the last ten years, I perform a more than 20 countries. Perform at the Kennedy Center. I saw performed for the Prime Minister of India and Japan. I'm not officially in binary Odyssey dance performed by the government of India since 2008. I also create downs of my own using this odyssey dance, essence and bug bomb as contemporary dance. And even choreographed on some poems including haiku. Through this ODC dance. I have completely changed from within. I can assure you that you would also change from within. And you would start to attract exquisite moments and new surroundings with begun exquisite. So it's not merely a physical change that you get through this online class, but your life would change as you change from within. I've also taught many students and took them with me, the performing Europe and Asia. Last year, I took them to perform at the National Theatre of Japan in Tokyo. Now, it's your dime. You could be a total beginner of dance or any other dance professionals. You could be female or male, or any other agenda. You could be five years old or 80 years old. You will not only learn how to dance this most sensuous, ecstatic and spiritual dance odyssey and get physically fit. But also using the techniques that you learned with me. You could create your own dance and perform the way you want to. Just apply it on new business situations by adding on more convincing gestures or apply on your daily life by using more expressive gestures. When you whisper sweet nothings to someone you love. Let's learn together to lead an exquisite life. The experience, exquisite moments, and dance our lives through. The bottom line is never due late. Let's start right now. 2. Prologue to the hand gestures: What do you see does, has beautiful gestures in the dance. These gestures I use appeal does. It helps us to speak through the gestures. 3. FLEXIBILITY OF FINGERS : For making finger movements. Ooh, let's do finger exercise. Both the hands in front of your chest, palms facing up and opening foam, the tm 12345. Now flip your bombs down from the DOM, 12345. We'll do together 56 said stat and 1234512345. Again, 12345, then n 12345 faster. And 1-2-3-4-5, 123451234512345123451234512345 and 1-2-3-4-5 style one name 234567, 1234567, foster, 1234567812345678. And we do reverse as well from the pinky bombs facing now, 123412345. Let's we'll do together 56 said start and 1234512345. Again, 12345, then n 12345 faster. And 12345123451234512345123451234512345 and 1-2-3-4-5 style 123456. 1234561234567812345678 4. Hand gestures detailed explanation: All the fingers together. Folded down means half. But that, that is the name of the forest hand gesture. So two fingers folded. Pottery mocha. Separate the index and middle finger. My euro. Come and ring finger touching each other. Here. Please don't press that Tom with the ring finger. Just gently touch them together. On the fingertips. Are the Chandra. Separate the Tm into 90 degrees, following the rest of the fingers. Arata, bend the index finger. Chicago Rwanda. Bend the index and the ring finger. Musty. Make a fist. She gotta extend the Andi the thumb up. Strict. Capita. Open the thumb and the index finger. Touch the tip of the index finger to the tip of the thumb. That Tom is straight. Gattaca Luca. There are three variation of catacomb aka. First one is from capita neutron, open pinky finger upright, then the ring finger pointing forward. Second one is Tom, index and middle finger together. The rest extended with some distance. The third variation is holding a small ball with the thumb, index, and middle finger. The rest ring and pinky finger folded gently. So g, index finger, the thumb and the middle finger is touched. Then blaze ring and pinky finger gradually like staircase. Chandra Karla. Open the thumb and the index finger creating 90 degrees. But imagine holding a big egg. Celibacy. Usha. Imagine the head of a cobra bending all the top part of the fingers. But if astute Xia, thumb and the pinky finger upright, the rest pointing forward. Sim hookah. Index and pinky finger upright, the rest touching each other and pointing forward. Caligula. Hold an imaginary eg, a new Han, but with the ring finger folded. Allah Padma, open all the fingers and expand them like a fan. Pinky finger upright, straight. Fetching the first line from the palm of the ring finger by the thumb. Rest of the fingers together pointing forward. Fold in the index finger like a shell. And touch the middle finger and the thumb. Ring finger and pink giving us straight keeping distance from each other. Hmmm Saskia, thumb and index finger together and the rest of the fingers keeping even distance from each other. Humps up auction from Monika shisha mudra Hall, the thumb and place it at the root of the index finger. Son them shop. Opening glows all the fingers together at one place. Mccullough, bring all the fingers together. I'm going to Judah from Suchi who'd been the index finger gently to Schuller, Sweden, index, middle and ring finger. The pinky finger meant that data. All the fingers together. The data being theme, the folded out of the Petrarca means half, but that is the name of the first hand gesture. So two fingers folded. Part the Renuka, separate the index and middle finger. My euro. Come and ring finger touching each other. Here. Please don't press the term with the ring finger. Just gently touch them together. On the fingertips. Are the tundra. Separate the Tm into 90 degrees from the rest of the fingers. Bend the index finger. Chicago Rwanda. Bend the index and the ring finger. Musty. Make a fist. Chicago. Extend the Andi the thumb up. Strict. Capita opened the thumb and the index finger. Touch the tip of the index finger to the tip of the thumb. That Tom is straight. Gattaca Luca. There are three variation of catacomb aka. First one is from capita mudra, open, pinky finger upright, then the ring finger pointing forward. Second one is Tom, index and middle finger together. The rest extended with some distance. The third variation is holding a small ball with the thumb, index, and middle finger. The rest ring and pinky finger folded gently. So g, index finger upright, the thumb and the middle finger is touched. Then blaze ring and binging or gradually like staircase. Chandra Karla. Open the thumb and the index finger, creating 90 degrees. Mako shark. Imagine holding a big egg. Celibacy Usha. Imagine the head of a cobra bending all the bonds of the fingers. But if a Shou Shang, thumb and the pinky finger upright, the rest pointing forward. Sim Halamka, index and pinky finger upgrade. The rest touching each other and pointing forward. Caligula. Hold an imaginary egg in your hand, but with the ring finger folded. Alla Padma, open all the fingers and expand them like a fan. Ch2 era. Pinky finger upgrade straight. Fetching the first line from the palm of the ring finger by the thumb. Rest of the fingers together pointing forward. Fold in the index finger, liquor shell and touch the middle finger and the thumb. Ring finger and pink giving us straight keeping distance from each other. Hands are Shia, thumb and index finger together and the rest of the fingers keeping even distance from each other. Humps up action from Monika, shisha, mudra, fall the TM and place it at the root of the index finger. Sandy Russia, opening glows all the fingers together at one place. Mooc Ulla, bring all the fingers together. I'm going to Judah from Suchi mudra. Bend the index finger gently. Sheila, index, middle finger. The pinky finger, together from Angelica, make a space inside the hands and fingers pointing forward. Calcutta. Interlock the fingers, keeping the fingers straight. So I'll stick on both hands. In Baghdad, Gamasutra, make a cross at theorists. Lola hasta from swastika. Done the bombs outward and Ben the wrists. Also another variation by the size of the body. Mending the wrists. Bush bump down. Make a cup by each hand and put them together to make a bigger cup. Good sangha form humps above Chaka, wounded by both the hands and gross them on the wrist. That gene below the shoulders by the three fingers pointed forward. Shiva Linda. But I tend in Chicago, left in, under Chandra mudra. Place right hand on the left bomb. Form the second variation of kathekon Mulgan, withdrawn and crossing the hands, the wrist. God Daddy swastika, make peace marks and bring index finger backwards. Grossing them at the wrist and make them pointing downwards. Chaka form Ramadan moods that are in the Dutch. The middle finger from the index finger plays the hands beside both the eyes and open your life. Shankar. Grab the left town with the right time and place the tip of the tongue to the left-hand ring finger. Chakra. Make other gender moved around and bring bombs together with 90 degrees difference from each other. Some pull down, make a cup by each hand, and make a ball by shifting angles by 90 degrees from each hand. Bhatia make Suchi mudra in hook each hands using the index fingers. Kayla can hook the pinky fingers on each hand and the rest. Keep them gently bend and relax. Both the hands in. Albert Shanker, place the right hand on top of the left hand and circulate the TMS to make fish-like movement. Could form Muda sheaves, Xiang and palms together. Now banding index, middle and ring finger and hold onto each time to fall toward toys shape. Muda, shisha, hands on top of each other to shape the head of a boar. Good, UGA are the Chandra hooking each hand by the PTM. Now Gabbana, form setup Ashish John mudra and cross them on the wrist. Cut for forming chat, do. Open the index fingers or predict. Then turn behind bombs facing up. Forming a bit like shape. With both hands in copied down with drought. Risks together to form a bale of birds. 5. HAND GESTURES DRILL: Single-handed gestures. But that the daka, daka, daka. Chicago. Chicago copied that. Chandra Potomac, osha setup Ashuka. Hm, Saskia humps up. Three shoe law. Let's repeat on the left hand. But that data, chandra Tala, Potomac or shop setup Ashuka seem, hm, hm, Saskia, humps up, buckshot, three shoe law, some UK thermo dress, W handed gestures. And Johnny, paradata, swastika. Nola hasta, push up with Sunda. She Belinda, Verdana. Swastika. Shut that down. Chakra. Some outta. Pasha. 6. Review hand gestures: I'm sure you enjoyed this lesson. Please. Hand gestures are very attractive. At the same time, it is quite tough to form each hand gestures with Greece. Here again, try going through this exercise again and again. And finally, remember all the names of the hand gestures. Each hand gestures body, its meaning in the context, depending on the position combined with the hand gesture. Whenever you practice this hand gestures, keep your arms into your gut position and form the hand gestures for building inner muscle of the arms as well. 7. END message: Thank you so much for joining me in this lesson. I will be launching the next. Listen shortly. Fill, then, keep practicing all of the elements in this course so that you can continue further with me in the future. I'm really the theme forward through your brokenness. And eventually, I hope to see you bouncing beautifully. See you soon.