Category Archives: Classical Dance

Bharathnatyam Classes in San ramon and Dublin

Durga Swaminathan, disciple of Padmashri Adyar k. Lakshman will be offering Bharathnatyam classes in the Kalakshetra style in San Ramon & Dublin for all ages starting April 2017.A Television artiste, who has extensively choreographed, performed and taught in Seattle and Bay area.
Please contact Durga at durgasunda…@g…com/ 650 773 7322.

New Bharatnatyam classes in Dublin starting in April

Guru. Meena Logan will be starting Bharatnatyam (south indian classical) dance lessons for all levels in the San Ramon/Dublin/Pleasanton/Danville neighborhood starting in April 2017.
On Sundays from 4 – 6PM @ E, 6715 Dublin Blvd, Dublin CA 94568
Call Meena @ (408) 241 5717 for fees and availability
http://www.pushpanjali.org
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Odissi Vilas – Classes offered in Dublin

“ODISSI VILAS” – Learn And Experience Odissi: Sacred Dance of India, with renowned Dancer and Teacher Guru Sri Vishnu Tattva Das. Classes ,Workshops, Lecture-Demonstrations & performances…
Beginner classes offered by Senior disciple of Guruji.
Open for all ages. Call to enquire. E-mail: padhi.manas…@g…com
Ph: 925-577-0532 www.odissivilas.org www.youtube.com/user/odissivilas/videos

Kuchipudi Dance Classes

img_4641Sindhu Surendra is the Founder and Artistic Director of Shiva Noopuram(School of Kuchipudi) established in Dublin,California in the year 2014, dedicated towards propagating the Indian classical dance form kuchipudi which has more than 2000 years old history and has originated from a small village by the same name, Kuchipudi, in Southern India. The mission of the school is to perform, spread and teach the dance form.
About Artistic Director : http://kuchipudikalakar.blogspot.com/2014/09/sindhu-surendra-kandi.html
Location: Safari Kids 4564 Dublin blvd Dublin CA 94568
Contact 9259632268 / shivanoopura…@g…com for more information and to setup a trail class

Kuchipudi Dance classes in Dublin

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Sindhu Surendra is the Founder and Artistic Director of Shiva Noopuram(School of Kuchipudi) established in Dublin,California in the year 2014, dedicated towards propagating the Indian classical dance form kuchipudi which has more than 2000 years old history and has originated from a small village by the same name, Kuchipudi, in Southern India. The mission of the school is to perform, spread and teach the dance form.
About Artistic Director : http://kuchipudikalakar.blogspot.com/2014/09/sindhu-surendra-kandi.html
Location: Safari Kids 4564 Dublin blvd Dublin CA 94568

Ushanjali School of Dance Accepting New Students

Post Vijayadashami, TriValley’s Premier Bharatanatyam Dance School is accepting new students in Beginner and Intermediate levels.
Classes are conducted at:
– San Ramon Safari kids(unit next to Domino’s Pizza) – Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
– Pleasanton Safari kids – Monday and Tuesday
Only few spots remaining! Contact us at: ushanjali200…@g…com. Call 510-565-6202 to schedule an appointment and/or trial class.
About Ushanjali School of Dance: Artistic Director, Vidushi Smt.Naina Shastri has been training students in the Mysore style of Bharatanatyam along with teaching various other styles of dance, like Indian folk, semi-classical and contemporary. Students are offered formal dance exams in Bharatanatyam through Akhila Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Mumbai. They perform regularly at various community and city organized events. Students are trained for Arangetram when they are ready. More information about the school and its activities can be found at: www.ushanjali.com. Follow us on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/ushananjali2008/

Pushpanjali Dance Academy Bharatnatyam classes

Bharatnatyam (south indian classical) dance lessons for all levels. Guru Meena Logan of http://www.pushpanjali.org will be starting Bharatnatyam (south indian classical) dance lessons for all levels in the San Ramon/Dublin/Pleasanton/Danville neighborhood starting in January 2017.
Founded in 1996, Pushpanjali Dance academy recently celebrated 20 years of excellence and the 41st student Arangetram.  Guru Meena Logan, was trained by her aunt and first lady nattuvanar, Smt. K. J Sarasa. With her rigorous training, extensive experience and passion for the art form is now looking to spread her teachings in the trivalley area. Please call or email Meena if you are interested.
Meena Logan, Phone: (408)241-5717, email: meenaloga…@p…com

Bharata Natyam – Vrindavan Indian Dance Academy

vrindavan-dance-academyVrindavan Indian Dance Academy is currently enrolling new students in the Beginner and lower level Intermediate batches for Fall 2016. A premier dance school, we have offered training in Bharata Natyam’s technique and performance for over 10 years in San Ramon. Few openings left. If interested, please email [email protected]. For more info, check our website http://www.vrindavanacademy.com

Bharatanatyam Classes At Siddhi Dance Academy

SiddhiDanceAcademyHello Everyone, This is Surabhi Bharadwaj, Founder & Artistic Director of Siddhi Dance Academy, Dublin, CA. Siddhi Dance offers a comprehensive dance curriculum for students, ages 5 and above. Classes will commence on July 10th 2016. Please visit the website for more information.
Classes will be conducted by (me) Surabhi Bharadwaj – I’ve been trained in India for 20 years and have been performing professionally for the past 6 years.
If you’d like more information, please do get in touch with me: surabh…@s…com or (415) 597 6543.
Kindly spread the word.
Thanks,
Surabhi Bharadwaj

Bharatnayam Dance Classes, San Ramon


Dheem Thara Dance School was founded in 2013 by Sangeetha Neelankavil in Pleasanton, California. She currently has a school of about 40 students, of varying ages and levels. She focuses on unique choreography, technique, and abhinaya (dance expression) in order to help students deliver well-rounded performances. we offer Bharathanatyam classes, Indian semi classical dance classes (Fusion of Kuchipudi, Bharatnatyam, Mohiniyattam etc), Bollywood dance, Indian folk dances etc. By involving her school in various ethnic events (Marathi Mandal, Telugu Saradaga O Sayantram, Hindi Diwali Dhamaka, Maya Bazar, FIA, Livermore Hindu Temple, Malayalam, Chinese and American), she seeks to further spread the joy of Indian culture among the Tri-Valley community.

Kamalanjali school of dance in SanRamon

Smt. Meenakshi Swaminathan Director and Founder of Kamalanjali, is a highly accomplished dancer, and a dedicated teacher. Meenakshi’s association with Bharatanatyam began at an early age of 6yrs.She has undergone immense training in Bharatanatyam in the traditional Vazhuvoor style.
Kamalanjali school of dance is offering Bharathantyam classes in SanRamon for children 5yrs and above beginners batch. For more information contact kamalanjali.inf…@g…com

Bollywood Dance Class for kids in San Ramon

Did you know arts and music education programs are mandatory in countries that rank consistently among the highest for math and science test scores, like Japan, Hungary, and the Netherlands?
– Upcoming Multi-Cultural Arts Classes in San Ramon: Bollywood Dance for Kids – Instructor Priya Vasudevan
Do your kids love to move to the beat of the music? Participants will have fun learning Bollywood Dance styles, all while getting health and developing a lifelong habit of exercising. In addition to Bollywood Dance, we will also incorporate Classical Indian Dance steps. Be it staying in touch with your own culture or exploring a new one, this class will give kids plenty to learn and exhibit. Moves are low impact, age appropriate, easy to learn, educational and fun! Participant’s confidence, stage presence and social skills will improve, with class culminating with a small performance.
– All classes are at the Alcosta Senior & Community Center – 9300 Alcosta Blvd

Saturdays 1/23 – 3/26
10:30 am – 11:15 am [Ages 5 – 7] <- Click to register online
Saturdays 1/23 – 3/26
11:30 am – 12:05 pm [Ages 8 – 12] <- Click to register online

Introduction to Indian Music, Drumming & Dance

Engage your mind, hands, heart, feet and voice in learning the rhythms and melodies of the classical music and dance traditions of India. These arts are taught through an oral tradition using vocal percussion syllables to teach drumming, dance and singing. Learn the poetic and mathematical patterns of Indian percussion. Sing the melodies of Indian Ragas. Embody an understanding of Indian rhythm cycles through the basic footwork of Kathak Dance. Discover beautiful sounds of traditional instruments like the sitar and sarode.
This class is an engaging, kid-friendly introduction to one of the world’s greatest classical arts traditions and will lay a strong foundation for future skills and concepts that increase focus, problem solving and more.
Class meets at Quail Run Elementary School in San Ramon for 4th and 5th graders. Students do not have to attend Quail Run Elementary School to register for this class.

Thursdays January 28th – March 3rd
2:40 PM – 3:40 PM – Quail Run Elementary School

Instructor: Jim Santi Owen from the Ali Akbar College of Music. For his full Biography please click here.
To register online through The City of San Ramon Parks & Community Services please Click Here.
For questions, please call the San Ramon Community Center at 925-830-5162