Photo: Malini Srinivasan

Malini Srinivasan: Indian Dancer Malini Srinivasan, originally from Maryland, practices, promotes and teaches the dance-art of Bharatanatyam in Lake Grove, Long Island. A third generation performer, Malini is the disciple of Sri C. V. Chandrasekhar, a world-renowned dancer and choreographer based in Chennai (formerly Madras), India. She has received intensive training in the Kalakshetra style, […]

Photo: Satya Pradeep

Satya Pradeep: Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi Dance Teacher and Performer Satya Pradeep is a well-known New York area Classical Indian dancer and choreographer. Her dance forms include Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi, traditional classical styles which originated from the South Indian States of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. Satya Pradeep was born in the Southern Indian province of […]

Photo: Mala Desai

Mala Desai: Odissi Indian Dance Teacher Mala Desai is a master teacher and practitioner of the Odissi form of Indian Dance. Born in New Delhi, she spent a significant portion of her life there, but her family traveled a lot because her father worked for the Indian railway. Mala, like other young Indian girls, started […]