Kuchipudi Dancer: Bhavana Channavajjala

Bhavana has grown up in the Northern VA region and now attends University of Virginia. I’ve known her since she was a child, and she has always shown passion for learning dance. We are thrilled to showcase her. Read on! Introduce yourself: My name is Bhavana and I’m in my final semester of college at […]

Bharatnatyam Guru: Priya Krishnan {Spotlight}

Priya Krishnan is a Bharatnatyam dancer and teacher and runs Sindhura School of Dance in Northern VA. She lives with her husband and two children in the area. Read more about her below! 1. When did you start your dance school and describe your first year? I started teaching dance when I first arrived in […]

Odissi Teacher: Lisa Santhanam {Spotlight}

Lisa Santhanam is the founder of  Odissi Lasya and is one of the more recent teachers of DMV.  She is an IT professional and is passionate about dance. Read on to know more about her and her school!          1. When did you start your dance school and describe your first year. […]

Sishya: Kuchipudi Dancer Ananya Tadikonda {Spotlight}

Meet Ananya Tadikonda, a kuchipudi dancer and also from Maryland. She and her brother both practice Kuchipudi.   1, How old are you and what do you do? (grade/school/college) I am 18 years old, and a 12th grader at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, Maryland. Next year, I will be attending the University of North […]