The dances included in Natia-shastra are known as classical dance of India, the classical dances of India are several among them: Bharatanatyam, Chhau, Kathak, Odissi, among others. It is defined classical by the interpretation of the feelings that each dancer represents and sixty-seven mudrâ (hand positions) are described.

Dance originally from India, it is of great popularity in the film industry, it is not considered as an Ethnic Dance. The garments must have bright colors and the makeup must accompany the aesthetics and harmony of this style of dance and its cultural influence. Music must be part of the culture and/or repertoire of the Bollywood industry.

Up to 3 acrobatic or gymnastic elements will be allowed.

NOTE: Choreographies inspired by existing works or characters will not be considered plagiarism. There will be no penalty for plagiarism as long as the choreography does not exceed 45% total agreement. Originality will always be rated in the choreographies.