Dandiya & Garba Raas

Raas or Dandiya Raas is a traditional folk dance of Gujarat & Rajasthan and is associated with scenes of Holi, and lila of Krishna and Radha. Along with Garba, it is the featured dance of Navratri evenings  throughout India. The word “Raas” comes from the Sanskrit word “Rasa”. Lord Krishna performed Rasa lila” (Lila means Lord Krishna’s playful dance)

The vivacious and foot-tapping Garba has become identical with navratris and Chennai girls can’t wait to don the colorful chanya choli or ghagra choli and boys, the signature dhoti kurta.

Dance is a form of art, the musical movement of the body for appearance of ideas. It is the graceful release of energy, the art of storytelling and portrayal of emotions.  Our Indian culture is full of varied dance forms included into disparate ceremonies. One such bright and energetic dance form is Garba.

Garba a dance form which originate in Gujarat, performed throughout Navratri is a 9 day festival of Goddess Durga. It is also identified as Garbi, Garbha as well as Garbha Deep. This dance form celebrates lushness, honor womanhood and pay admiration to any of an array of mother goddesses.

The modern day Garba is really a fusion of Garba and Dandiya Raas. The mix of two has turned into quite popular amongst the young generation, all over the world. Our dandiya and garba classes in Chennai is help you to learn best dance for your best fun and entertain.

Now that wedding seasons are coming, Tricity near and dear friends, you must hone your Garba dancing skills!