Our Vision

Our academy endeavours to provide students with a solid foundation in Indian Classical & traditional performing arts. We believe that the skills gained through our teaching format will enhance sense of rhythm, hand-eye-feet coordination & grace that will boost creativity & confidence on the stage.

Meet the Team

Dr. Lena Rai-Shetty

Co-Founder & Director

Trained for over 12 years in Bharatanatyam under the guidance of Dr. Kalamandalam Usha Datar, Bangalore, India during which she has obtained distinction in the Indian board exams for Bharatanatyam. She has trained groups and choreographed for >20 years.

Most significant of her stage experiences has been performing to an audience of ~8,000 at the World Bunt Conference, Bangalore, Independence Day celebration event hosted by the Indian Army and National television.

She has taught Bharatanatyam in Hampstead, Harrow & Hillingdon since 2005. Her choreography for stage performances entails classical recitals as well as fusion of different dance forms often portraying various aspects of life.

Esha Ramesh

Co-Founder & Director

Esha Ramesh, is an accomplished Carnatic singer who had the privilege of starting her music journey at a young age, where she was exposed to both Western and Indian music. She was a student of late Sri T.V. Muttacharya where she honed the skills of Carnatic music. She later has performed in various Indian shows with legendary singers.

Her vast experience and dedication to Carnatic vocal music has resulted in her being able to teach Carnatic vocal lessons to many students globally. She is also an examiner at OCN Accredited Examination Boards.

Some of her published books on Carnatic Vocal can be found┬áhere – Grade 1 (Practical and Theory) , Grade 2 (Practical and Theory) and Grade 3 (Practical and Theory)

Next Steps…

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