Basics of Kathak for 4+ Level 1: Starting with Kathak
Tree of Skills
Last Update February 2, 2023

About This Course



About Course

 This Course covers a Basic Beginner Module of Kathak .

Focus: The Focus of this course is to improve basic foot movements and introduce basic hand gestures and Mudras. The course also covers introduction to Toda/Tukda and Kavitt.

Target Age Group:  Anyone can join this Course but the course is specially designed for kids of age above 4 years.

Who can join? :  Anyone can join but people with some pre basic knowledge can adjust fast.

Content level of the Module: The Module in the course has basic content.

Difficulty Level:  The difficulty level is Basic Beginner.

Certificate after completion: Yes

Course Availability options: Course videos combined with online/offline sessions.

Specialty: Basic Footwork, Introduction to Tatkar, Chakkar, Todde, Tukde, Kavit etc.

Free Demo Available: Yes

Duration: Course is available in options of 8, 12 weeks depending upon the skill set.

Additional requirements: No additional instruments required.

This Course Includes

Total 51 video lessons.

24 videos for module step lessons and 24 videos for choreography lessons along with 3 videos of regular Exercise drills.


(Month 1)

1. Bhumi Pranam, (intro with Pataka, Aaral, utpatti ki mudra),
2. Bhumi Pranam,
3. Tatkaar (ekgun), (with count of 4-4), (R- L),
4. Hastak (2), (only hands),
5. Hastak (same), (with Tatkaar),
6. Chakker(1), (taps of 8), (only hands),
7. Chakker (Same), (with footstapes),
8. Single Hand gesture (1), (Pataka) & Double hand gesture (1), (Anjali),

( Month 2)

1. Tatkaar (Ekgun, Dugun), ( count of 8- 8, with nritya ke bol),
2. Hastak (2 more), (only hands),
3. Hastak (same), (with tatkaar),
4. Chakker (1 more), (Taps of 5), (only hands),
5. Chakker (same), (with footstapes),
6. Kavitta, (learn),
7. Kavitta, (part of Bhaav),
8. Kavitta, (part of Technical),

(Month 3)

1. Kramlaya (ekgun, Dugun) & Tihai, (speek),
2. Kramlaya (…& Tihai), (Footwork),
3. Chakker (taps of 8 & 5), (in speed) ,
4. Toda\ Tukda (1), (speek),
5. Toda\ Tukda, (Hastak),
6. Toda\ Tukda, (footwork),
7. Tihai (1), (speek),
8. Tihai (same), footwork), (hastak),

Choreography Songs: Ghar more perdesiya, Radha kaise na jale, Jiya jale

Type of Steps included in module: Bhumi Pranam, Tatkaar, Hastak, Chakker, Single Hand gesture, Double hand gesture, Kavitta, Tode Tukde, Tihai.

Module Step Lessons Videos: These videos are meant to teach basic drills/steps related to particular dance style/body part development etc.


Course Delivery Related 

  • Default the course comes with course videos combined + live sessions with faculty.
  • Please note that offline sessions or home sessions are only available if an offline Tree of Skills center is within 10 Km’s of your area.  
  • Default live or physical (in Center) session is one on one with duration of 20-25 minutes. Group sessions may last for 60 mins.
  • Groups are made if students have same skill and learning ability.
  • Default duration of home session is 40 minutes.
  • Fee for Offline sessions depends upon the fee structure of the offline center.
  • Course Duration: Is the duration for which the course is active. You can always increase or decrease course duration

Learning Objectives

Learning Basic Kathak
Combination of handwork with footwork.
Separate choreographies.


  • No specific requirements.

Target Audience

  • Students in age above 30+.


48 Lessons50h

Month 1_Week 1_Session 1

Step Lesson Video2:59Preview
Choreography Lesson Video2:05Preview

Month 1_Week 1_Session 2

Month 1_Week 2_Session 1

Month 1_Week 2_Session 2

Month 1_Week 3_Session 1

Month 1_Week 3_Session 2

Month 1_Week 4_Session 1

Month 1_Week 4_Session 2

Month 2_Week 1_Session 1

Month 2_Week 1_Session 2

Month 2_Week 2_Session 1

Month 2_Week 2_Session 2

Month 2_Week 3_Session 1

Month 2_Week 3_Session 2

Month 2_Week 4_Session 1

Month 2_Week 4_Session 2

Month 3_Week 1_Session 1

Month 3_Week 1_Session 2

Month 3_Week 2_Session 1

Month 3_Week 2_Session 2

Month 3_Week 3_Session 1

Month 3_Week 3_Session 2

Month 3_Week 4_Session 1

Month 3_Week 4_Session 2

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