"Kuchipudi is a Classical Indian dance from Andhra Pradesh, India; also popular all over South India. Kuchipudi is the name of a village in the Divi Taluka of Krishna district that borders the Bay of Bengal and with resident Brahmins practicing this traditional dance form, it acquired the present name." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rM1Km4wpa04=TLJ8Ol4AD4Q-c
Alta- It is a red dye which women in India apply with cotton on the border of their feet and hands for marriages,religious festivals and various dance forms. The specific designs can be very subtle, taking all of five minutes to create.It symbolises beauty,and in dance the red awakens the prana in ones body as well as the space in which one is dancing, thus infusing the ritual with more sanctity.' .Alta is simplistic and impactful.