Indian Music

About Taalvidya

Guruji Pandit Divyang Vakil has introduced his Taalvidya program: an extensive rhythm training program for Kathak dancers across the globe. It aims at providing to the sincere students of Kathak a deeper understanding of the rhythmic patterns around which the artform revolves and opening up many new possibilities for an artist to create and explore. Currently, over 500 Kathak students, dancers, teachers and professionals, each trained by different Kathak Gurus and institutes around the world, are receiving Taalvidya training under the able guidance of Guruji Pandit Divyang Vakil through exclusively designed and meticulously conceptualized courses, classes and workshops. If you belong to a Kathak dance institute/ organization and would like to arrange workshops or Taalvidya sessions by Guruji Pandit Divyang Vakil for your students, contact us at [email protected]

Course Highlights

  • Understanding of different types of Taal and Laya
  • The concept of Upaj
  • Various compositions and types of Tihais
  • Types of Chhandkari in Kathak
  • Layakari and the concept of micro beats



6 years is the minimum age recommended for starting Tabla lessons with us. We may accept students under 6 provided you consult with a Taalim teacher first.