#natyamnaatak - “My whole school needs a kaarvai”

Young students are learning some new steps, starting with the…

#natyamnaatak - SURPRISE!

Toward the end of each year, I ask students to do a reflection…

#natyamnaatak - Character flaws

As much affection as students show, they are equally (maybe more)…

#natyamnaatak - “Great Costume!”

My usual walking path to the old location of the Kala Vandanam…

#natyamnaatak - The Final Countdown

Navaratri is here, and Kala Vandanam’s annual Natya Sadhana…

#natyamnaatak - Nitpicking

I usually have a lot of heart-to-heart chats with students as…

#natyamnaatak - "I don’t believe you."

It was an unseasonably sultry day in the Twin Cities (temp 97F,…

#natyamnaatak - "You Need Some Child Supervision…"

There is no doubt that adults get a lot of things wrong. We’d…

#natyamnaatak - So much for non-violence in art

Students are learning hasta viniyoga (the usages for each hand…