Basics of Kathak for 7+ Level 1: Starting with Kathak
Tree of Skills
Last Update September 25, 2022

About This Course


About Course

 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 age above 7 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.

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.

(Part 1)

  1. Bhumi Pranam, (pataka, aaral, pushpak & utpatti) (part 1),
  2. Bhumi Pranam, (part 2),
  3. Tatkaar (ekgun), (count of 8-8), (nritya ke bol),
  4.  Hastak (2), (only hands),
  5. Hastak (same), (with tatkaar),
  6. Chakker(1), (taps of 8), (only footwork),
  7. Chakker(1), (taps of 8), (with hands),
  8. Single Hand gesture (2), (Pataka, Tripataka),

(Part  2)

  1. Tatkaar (ekgun) Teen taal Introduction, (speek),
  2. Hastak (2 more), (only hands),
  3. Hastak (same), with tatkaar),
  4. Chakker (1 more), (taps of 5), (only footwork),
  5. Chakker (1 more), (taps of 5), (with hands),
  6. Kavitta, (learn),
  7. Kavitta, (part of Bhaav),
  8. Kavitta, (part of technical),

(Part 3)

  1. Tatkaar (Ekgun, Dugun), (at theke ke bol),
  2. Hastak (2 more), (only hands),
  3. Hastak (same), (with tatkaar),
  4. Chakker, (taps of 8 & 5), (in speed),
  5. Chakker (taps of 4),
  6. Tatkaar (Chaugun),
  7. Double hand gesture (2 ), (Anjali, Kapot),
  8. Single hand gesture (Ardhapataka, Kartarimukh),

Choreography Songs: Mere Dholana Sun, Bhari Bhari, Rang do lal

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 Video4:14Preview
Choreography Lesson Video2:36Preview

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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