Odissi Classical Dance at The Yellow in Wembley Park
£5 PER CLASS
BOOKING NOT REQUIRED
Welcome in the weekend with a dance!
Every Friday, join our wonderful instructor Gairika as she takes you through the ancient Indian dance of Odishi.
Whether a beginner or you consider yourself a professional, this classical Indian dance class is suitable for all levels. It’s a great opportunity to meet new friends or hang out with old ones, improve your balance skills and most importantly, start you weekend right, with a little bit of fun.
ABOUT THE CLASSICAL DANCE FORM
Odissi or Orissi is one of the pre-eminent classical dance forms of India which originated in the Hindu temples of the eastern coastal state of Odisha in India. Its theoretical base trace back to ‘Natya Shastra’, the ancient Sanskrit Hindu text on the performing arts. Age-old tradition of Odissi is manifested from Odisha Hindu temples and various sites of archaeological significance that are associated with Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism, the sculptures of which adorn dance postures of this art form. A form of illustrative anecdote of mythical and religious stories, devotional poems and spiritual ideas emoted by dancer with excellent body movements, expressions, impressive gestures and sign languages, its performance repertoire includes invocation, nrita, nritya, natya, and moksha. This dance form includes themes from Vaishnavism and others associated with Hindu gods and goddesses like Shiva, Surya and Shakti.
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GET HERE EARLY AND RELAX
Get here early and grab a bite to eat from the London Designer Outlet. With over 20 restaurants and bars you will be spoilt for choice. If that’s not enough to keep you entertained, do some shopping at one of the 50 outlet stores where you can get up to 70% off high street prices!
FINDING THE YELLOW
BY TUBEWembley Park is easy to reach from central London with three tube lines and an overland line. The Jubilee Line offers access to Bond Street in 19 minutes from Wembley Park Station. The Metropolitan Line has fewer stops to reach Wembley Park Station, and many people swap onto it at Baker Street or Finchley Road. The journey time from Baker Street to Wembley Park Station is 12 minutes. The Bakerloo Underground Line is accessed from Wembley Central Station, offering access to Paddington, Charing Cross and Waterloo. The London Overground Line also runs from Wembley Central Station and gets you to Clapham Junction in 22 minutes.
BY CARWembley Park has over 3,000 secure car parking spaces. Wembley Park’s official marshalled car parks are all close to Wembley Park’s iconic venues. The nearest car park to the SSE Arena Wembley is the Gold Car park
NEW TO WEMBLEY PARK
Boxpark Wembley will be opening in late 2018 and will be the biggest Boxpark in London to date. Find out more
Opening in 2018 Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre will bring a range of shows plus a great bar and social space.