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Sowparnika Dance Academy

1 Beekman Rd, Kendall Park, NJ, United States

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Sowparnika Dance Academy is a unique and primary dance institution located in south Brunswick,Nj dedicated to the eductiaon,promotion and encouragement of Indian Dance forms like Bharathanatyam,Mohiniyattom,Semi-classical,Fusion,Movie dances and folk dance forms.

The academy offers regular monthly sessions, private sessions and arangetram sessions to kids and adults. We also encourage experienced dancers for our shows. The Academy conducts two events every year -a classical event in summer and the major annual day in Fall. The academy also performs at various dance events in the tri-state area every year.

Minimum age for enrollment-4 years



Bharatanatyam is an Indian classical dance that originated from Tamil Nadu. Bharatanatyam is known for its outstanding grace, elegance, expression and sculptural poses. The word Bharatanatyam concludes of Bhavam = expression, ragam = music, talam = rhythm and last but not least natyam meaning dance.  Aragetram is like graduation in Bharatanatyam, in order to complete the graduation you must present a number of compiled pieces such as Allaripu, Jatiswaram, Sabdam, Varnam, Padam, Tilana and Slokam. The music of Bharatanatyam is based on Carnatic classical music. The instruments used are Veena, Flute, Mridangam and Violin.The jewelry used in Bharatanatyam dances are called Temple Jewelry because Bharathanatyam dances are performed in Temples. It is unique design of jewelry which compliments the costume. Talking about costumes they are customized to each dancer’s body figure. The costume should not interrupt the performance yet be appealing to the eyes.

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