Most of dance movement is energetic, except maybe Ballet and Javanese classical dance, which is even slower than Ballet. The beautiful movement of the dance represent a very deep and philosophical meaning that relates to the stories of people in Java during ancient times. You may have never seen the performance except in Indonesia, and especially in Java. Learn how to do this beautiful dance movement and immerse into a soulful experience. This experience is perfect for art and dance lover, as well as history and cultural enthusiasts.
Javanese dance is the dances and art forms that were created and influenced by Javanese culture. Javanese dance movement is controlled, deliberate and refined. Javanese art often displays a finesse, and at the same time a serene composure which is elevated far above everything mundane. Javanese dance is usually associated with courtly, refined and sophisticated culture of the Javanese kratons, such as the bedhaya and srimpi dance. However, in a wider sense, Javanese dance also includes the dances of Javanese commoners and villagers such as ronggeng, tayub, reog, and Kuda Lumping.Javanese dance are commonly involving slow movements & graceful poses. Javanese dance have somewhat a meditative quality and tends to be more self-reflective, introspective & more oriented toward self-understanding. Javanese dance is usually associated with Wayang wong, and the palaces of Yogyakarta and Surakarta due to the nature of dance being a pusaka or sacred heirloom from ancestors of the palace rulers.
Traditional dance is very interesting and unforgettable to experience. In this short course, you will be taught how to do Javanese Classical Dance by professional teacher. Besides, you can also enjoy the traditional local snacks.