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Please find the courses offered at Upastapana

Courses will be personified based on your goals and level of knowledge.

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Bharatnatyam

Bharatanatyam is not just one of the oldest Classical Indian Dance forms, it is a way of imbibing the values of respect, gratitude, confidence and gracefulness in an individual, and the sooner this process is started, the better it is! 

In this course, students will be trained strong foundation of Kalakshetra Bhani, step by step. This course is created with the intent of having everyone taste the fitness of bharatanatyam, with very little prior knowledge or experience of any form of dance.

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Carnatic Classical Music

Carnatic music commonly associated with south india. It is one of two main subgenres of indian classical music that evolved from ancient Sanatana Dharma sciences and traditions.

In this course, students will be exposed to the fundamentals of Carnatic music, swaras, thalas, geethams, ragas, varnam, kriti etc

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Hindustani Classical Music

Hindustani Classical Music is the classical music of northern regions of the Indian subcontinent. This course will introduce you to the basics of Hindustani Classical Music, Riyaz techniques, Akar, Shruthi, Taal etc. The authentic classical vocal music sessions includes Concept of Raag, Dhrupad, Dhamara, Khayal (Traditional Bandish and Intricate compositions or Cheej in musical terminology). To add on, they spread their wings across a range of semi-classical styles Ghazal, Dadra, Chaiti, Tumri, Kajri, Bhajan and List continues.

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Veena

Veena is a multi string musical instrument that played a significant role in ancient tradition of India. It produces soothing music which adds to its smooth and elegant design. It is a representation of Human Spinal cord and a positive effect to a nervous system when playing or listening. 

In this course students will be trained in the fundamentals of carnatic music and Veena fingering techniques. This course will give the students a great head start on the techniques of Indian Carnatic music on Veena instrument.

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Harmonium

The Harmonium is an Instrument that has its origins in the period of British rule in India. Its a modified version of the reed organ, with keys like the piano and bellows to pump air into the instrument, A kind of portable wooden box, it was originated in West Bengal. The harmonium has thus become an integral part of Indian Music. It is extensively used to accompany folk, classical, sufi, and ghazal compositions for both music and dance. The reeds regulates the tone/pitch whereas the bellows produce and control air and the volume. The harmonium can produce up to 12 surs and 22 shruthis. Very useful for beginners to practice and to accompany the Indian Classical musicians during performances. In this course, you will learn the concept of playing saregama and basic syllabus, playing Male/Female scales, Learn all Thaats, Identifying Komal Tivra swaras, Finger patterns, Playing songs.

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guitar

This course is for students looking for quicker approach for Guitar learning. This course is a mix of western and movie songs of all genre and also, western classical and Indian classical training on Guitar, where students will learn the basics of both these genres including the Major and Minor scales, Chords, Swaras, Geethams. On the completion of this course, Student would be ready to play, Jingles, Simple indian film themes and Simple background scores along with lyric writing.

In the intermediate and advanced levels of this course, student will be trained to play classic indian film music compositions on the Guitar.

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Yoga

Yoga comes from the sanskrit language, meaning union or merger. The goal of the discipline is to strike the balance between body, mind and breath, with the ultimate aim to attaining self-enlightenment. Yoga has been gaining immense popularity due to the short-term as well as long-term benefits that it provides. The aims of yoga enthusiasts are extremely varied. Some are particularly inspired by the Spiritual Element that yoga provides; others by increased fitness and flexibility that it results in. Some people find solutions to varied Health disorders and others achieve an All-round Development of a calm, stress-free mind and a fit body.

In this course students will be taught Ashtanga Yoga, Raja Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Jnana Yoga (Each of these forms have a specific purpose). which includes, Warmups, Asanas, Pranayama, Meditation. dive deep discover new dimensions to physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing with the courses that introduce you to the world of Ayurveda, Yoga theory and Vedanta.

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Vyktitv vikas

Choosing to develop the self can feel exhilarating and lead to more personal control over the various aspects of our lives. Personal and expert development is a location in which everybody requires to enhance. The most successful people continually aim to improve themselves.personal and professional development rollovers in each element of the life. There are individual abilities that you might discover that will assist you in professional circumstances.

In this course, Find ways to accomplish your personal and professional advancement.The curriculum in this course offers the participants the opportunity to look further into their personality, behavioural traits and a dynamic concept describing the growth and development of a personas whole psychological system. Identify their strength and set their expectations and standards towards how they plan to live their lives.

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Bhagavad Gita 

The Shrimad Bhagavad Gita, is 700 verse Hindu scripture that is the part of the epic Mahabharata, it is one of the Holy scriptures for Hinduism. The Bhagavad Gita is universally renowned as a timeless masterpiece of the spiritual wisdom.This course is the clearest presentation of the basic principles to be learned from the Gita and provides a chapter-by-chapter summary, giving pertinent life lesson from each passage, A simplified understanding of the different types of yoga as presented by lord Krishna and practical application of the principles of Bhagavad Gita.The sessions are thought-provoking and interactive, allowing students to experience the depth and beauty of the classic text by Veda Vyasa.

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Sanskrit 

Sanskrit, is the dominant classical language of the Indian subcontinent,In which the most ancient documents are composed and one of the 22 official languages of India. It is also the liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Sanskrit is the root of all our languages. In this course, explore the ancient language, from grammar fundamentals onwards into the limitless ocean of compositions and scriptural texts and learn how to read, articulate, write and understand Basic yoga. Ayurveda, Mantra and eastern philosophy Sanskrit terminology. One class at a time learn a language whose every alphabet and syllable is said to be a mantra in itself.

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