Adavus are mandated for beginners as well as dancers who persist in this domain for years whereas its availability is less. A remedy for it is Natya's Sollukettu course.
* Avartanas (rhythmic cycles) are arranged according to the adavus.
* Nattuvangam (cymbals) accompany the legs in the adavus.
* Mridangam determines the switching of the speeds.