alaripu

pic 13Alarippu

Alarippu means "blossoming". therefore in this dance the dancer spreads out her limbs like a blossoming flower. it starts off with rhythmic eye, neck, and shoulder movements, and continues with advaus. alarippu is a pure dance number with helps the dance warm up for the rest of the recital.

Thalam-Chathurshan

 

pic 16Jathiswaram

Alarippu means "blossoming". therefore in this dance the dancer spreads out her limbs like a blossoming flower. it starts off with rhythmic eye, neck, and shoulder movements, and continues with advaus. alarippu is a pure dance number with helps the dance warm up for the rest of the recital.

Thalam-Chathurshan