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Contemporary Indian Dance Question of Training

The relationship between the traditional training system as it exists today and the body under training is strictly patriarchal: the system is authority, the body is object The gender dichotomy, without regard to the sexes involved, is clear; the disciple is female, the guru, male; the body feminine-receptive, the system masculine-penetrative. Is such a pattern of training still the best way to develop creativity?

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