New PDF release: A Yoga of Indian Classical Dance: The Yogini's Mirror

By Roxanne Kamayani Gupta

The yoga and classical dance traditions of India were inextricably entwined for millennia. The exacting hand gestures, postures and activities of Indian classical dance can in basic terms be completed via yogic focus. Conversely, the esthetics, symmetry, and dynamism of dance increase the perform of yoga. those traditions, so complementary and necessary to each other, are united and explicated for the 1st time in A Yoga of Indian Classical Dance.
Twenty-five years in the past Roxanne Kamayani Gupta launched into a trip of dance and yoga, craving to liberate their mysteries and become aware of their universal origins. As a twenty-year-old pupil from the US she used to be miraculously and mysteriously absorbed into Indian tradition, grew to become a Hindu, and commenced an odyssey so strange and precise that the reader may be enchanted by means of its telling. picking out the trail of the dancer, Roxanne Gupta entire what no Western lady had performed earlier than: being permitted and educated via Indian masters after which acting within the Indian classical traditions--from the palaces of maharajas to the humanities fairs of Europe and America--while while reaching a doctorate within the anthropology of faith and being initiated right into a variety of yogic traditions. Having mastered the classical type of Kuchipudi dance and studied with academics of the hatha and kriya yoga traditions, she brings jointly those nice streams of attention and perform.

In this tantric method of yoga and dance, expressed during the physique and during a yoga of feelings, we see the traditions embodied in a way that embraces the totality of the human event. the result's the dance of the yogini, the sacred female initiatress who dances with one foot in nature and the opposite within the realm of the gods. With large images of leading edge yoga exercises, Roxanne Kamayani Gupta distills her event into concepts for yogic examine absolute to help scholars of all degrees to accomplish a dynamic, attractive, and swish practice.

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