Bharatanatyam

 

Since the tender age of 7, Rama Kuknur has been learning Bharatanatyam under the able guidance of world-renowned Dancer and Guru Dr Sucheta Bhide-Chapekar. Today, Rama has blossomed into an accomplished, young exponent. She is a Gold medallist in the M.A. Bharatanatyam course from The Centre For Performing Arts, S V Pine University. 
Rama's dance is marked by grace and precision in Nritta as well as eloquence in Abhinaya, with which she is able to form immediate rapport with her audiences. She also has equal command on the NrityaGanga Bani (synthesis of Bharatanatyam and Hindustani classical music), which is her Guru's special contribution. Since her first stage appearance in 2007, Rama has given solo presentations in Pune on a number of occasions and has also performed in Aurangabad, Nasik and Mumbai. She has accompanied Dr Sucheta Chapekar in various Dance performances. The most noteworthy among them is her participation in the prestigious 'Sawai Gandharva' Music Festival 2015, along with her Guru which won her many accolades.


She has been a CCRT Dance Scholarship holder for 6 years. A winner of many State and National level competitions, she has won the prestigious Firodiya Competition for three consecutive years and also a Bharatanatyam choreography competition in Mumbai organised by Dadar – Matunga cultural centre.


She is an important member of Kalavardhini Sankul, a renowned dance group and has also gained valuable performance experience by performing in “Parikramaa” dance festival organised by Kalavardhini for the past nine years. Her dance choreography and performance in Kalidasa’s ‘Meghadoot’ was recognised and acclaimed by the critiques. She has been a worthy participant in workshops conducted by Smt. Rama Vaidyanathan. Her approach towards dance presentation is all pervasive, sensitive as well as intellectual and Rama is treading ahead on the path of Bharatnatyam journey with devotion and zeal.

Days & Timings:

Monday & Friday - 4 to 5 pm (Advance), 5 to 6 pm (Intermediate) & 6 to 7 pm (Beginners)

 

By Kalaayan

 

Instructor : Rama Kuknur

 

Email : ramakuknur@gmail.com

 

Belly Dance

 

Belly dance is an art form that is specially meant to bring out the finer aspects of one’s inner beauty and focuses on the feminine aspects of one’s self. It empowers one to face the world with zest & confidence. Initially it was known only as the cult of folk dance that originated in ancient Egypt. Then as it spread, it was modified and incorporated with other dance forms like Khaleeji, Baladi & Cabaret, without losing its original roots. Today, it is widely popular and much in demand. Focusing on technique & styling, the dance training will be most authentic. The training involves toning up of one’s body & keeping one flexible and in shape.

 

Days & Timings: 

Tuesday & Friday - 6.30 to 7.30 pm & 7.30 to 8.30 pm

 

By Shimmer Bellydance

Email :  pooja.wadke@gmail.com

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/shimmer.bellydance 

Instructor : Pooja Wadke

Pooja Wadke has been learning Belly dancing since 2010, and has completed her Professional Certification Course as well as the Teacher Training Course. She has done workshops under Meher Malik, Sakshi Malik, Katie Holand, Yagna Chheda & many more. Pooja has been performing and teaching since the past 3 years. She is now expanding her horizons by learning other dance forms such as Salsa and Bachata. She is also pursuing her other interests such as Yoga & Women’s Healing, through experimentation in these fields, teaching Yoga and participating in Women Health Awareness Programs.

 
By Tanz Kathak Academy

 

Instructors : Bhakti

 

Email : bhakti.r.zalki@gmail.com

 

Website : http://tanzkathak.com/

 

 

 Kathak

 

 

“TANZ Kathak Academy is headed by Nrutyalankar Mrs. Tejaswini Sathe”.
Tejaswini is a senior disciple and daughter-in-law of Guru Pandita Maneeshatai Sathe, and holds masters degrees in dance from University of Pune and Bharati Vidyapeeth.

Bestowed with natural beauty, talent and grace, Tejaswini Sathe is an accomplished Kathak dancer whose beauty complements her dance and makes her performance superbly stunning. Her emphasis is on perfection, practice & preparation. Her ability to effortlessly move from one character to another in splits of seconds has helped her in winning over the critics and rasikas. Subtle acting and elegant footwork, graceful movements are some of the fine hallmarks of her performance. A magnetic stage presence and complete mastery of technical nuances makes her a rare artist who can take Kathak to a new level.

Today, she is one of the most sought-after artists in the major National and International scenario of Classical Dance. Ms. Tejaswini Sathe is a role model for young aspiring dancers. Harmonizing a graceful balance between work-life and family, she has been seeking joy of pursuing her wonderful profession. Inspired from their guru many of her students are pursuing dance as career. A graceful danseuse, Tejaswini Sathe has been stylistically pursuing the career of Kathak Guru managing over 3 branches & more than 300 talented students and a staff of 10 well-trained teachers.

 

Days & Timings :

Sundays - 12 to 3 pm (2 Batches)

 

 

 

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Ballet

Learn Classical Ballet from Pamtoes Academy which is registered with the Royal Academy of Dance. Their mission is to provide quality education in classical ballet to children, teens and adults, giving them their first true ballet experience and beyond!

Day & Timings:

Monday - 3 to 7 pm

Tuesday & Thursday - 3 to 5 pm

Friday - 3 to 6 pm

Saturday - 10 am to 1 pm

By Pamtoes Academy
Email :  info@pamtoes.in
 
Website : http://www.pamtoes.com/

 

 

 

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Bharatanatyam Instructor

rama kuknur
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Bellydance Instructor

pooja wadke
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Kathak Instructor

bhakti zalki
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Kathak Instructor

sharvari bhide
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Kathak Instructor

aishwarya sane
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Ballet Instructor

pamela alfaro