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. […]

Bharatnatyam Guru: Shanthi Ashok {Spotlight}

BharatnatyamShanthi Ashok is a Bharatnatyam teacher and is the founder of Nrityanjali, a bharatnatyam school in Fairfax, VA. She lives in the Fairfax area with her husband and two daughters, who are also accomplished dancers.    1. When did you start your dance school and describe your first year.  In 2001, one of my very […]

Fundraiser For Ekam-USA

One month. It took us just a couple of weeks to gather 9 schools and get together 60 dancers to come together for a seamless afternoon of 2.5 hours of non-stop classical dancing, each vying for class, perfection, and beauty. We fundraised for Ekam USA a grand sum of $1115 (after expenses, and mainly towards […]