6 Classical Dances of India
Odissi: Odissi is indigenous to Orissa in eastern India.
Kuchipudi: Unlike the other styles mentioned, kuchipudi requires talent in both dancing and singing.
Manipuri: Manipuri comes from Manipur in northeastern India.
Kathak: A dance of northern India, Kathak is often a dance of love.
Kathakali: Kathakali comes from southwestern India, around the state of Kerala.
Bharatanatyam: Bharatanatyam is a dance of Tamil Nadu in southern India. It traces its origins back to the Natyashastra, an ancient treatise on theatre written by the mythic priest Bharata.