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Post Graduate Diploma in Dance (Dance & Fitness)

This is a Brilliant Innovatory Course Which Has Been Introduced For The First Time Anywhere in India.

Until very recently Dance was regarded as one of the major performing arts in India. Earlier it was adjunct to devotional practice but from the beginning of the 20th century it transited to Proscenium stage and became a major facet of traditional entertainment. With the advent of serious academics in Dance and analysis of its major limbs, Dance has acquired very wide ranging parameters. This development has resulted in Dance being perceived also as a major tool for physical fitness and mental well being all over the world. This course envisages to channelise this trait into a serious post-graduate study.

Duration :

1 Year

Eligibility :

A Candidate for being eligible for admission must have passed or hold qualification from either of the following :
  1. A graduate in Dance from a statutory University.
    OR
  2. A graduate in Physio - Therapy from a statutory University with minimum three years training in dance. Relevant certificate from the Teacher / Institution should be produce.
    OR
  3. A graduate in Occupational Therapy from a statutory University with minimum three years training in dance. Relevant certificate from the Teacher / Institution should be produced.
    A candidate pursuing post-graduate degree course in any of the above disciplines will be permitted to pursue this course simultaneously.
    OR
  4. A candidate holding a certificate in Indian Martial Arts like Kalari Payettu / Thang-ta / Chhau from a recognised Institution and having passed 12th H.S.C. or equivalent examination.
  5. M.B.B.S. with minimum three years training in dance. Relevant certificate from Teacher/ Institution should be produced.
  6. Graduate degree in Homeopathy from a statutory University with minimum three years training in dance. Relevant certificate from Teacher/ Institution should be produced.
  7. Graduate degree in Ayurveda from a statutory University with minimum three years training in dance. Relevant certificate from Teacher/ Institution should be produced.

The Course includes very authentic and serious training in Yoga and Kalaripayettu the ancient martial art of Kerala. The best of experts in those fields are invited to conduct high level workshops. The course also includes the study of actual mechanics of movements which go on to make a dance style a concept which embraces the principles of Kinesiology.