Sthira Hastak or Hand gesture

Sthira Hastak or Hand gesture Explanation and Importance in Kathak for Beginners

The Guru brings to life Sthira and the evolution of Mudras while doing the same. Sthira refers to when the artist completely freezes momentarily in a certain pose . This can either act as a transition or as the time other instruments are played. The Guru displays the correct form and explains the various intervals when this is relevant.