History of dance classes in Abu Dhabi

Mrs. Suchithra Sajeev (Bachelors in Computer Science with MFA in Bharatnatyam) has the penchant, not only for finding the latest web technologies, but also for delving deep in to the roots of classical dances. From the tender age of 3 years, dance has become her part of life and won five 'Kalathilakam' titles in Kerala School Youth Festivals. With over 25 years of intensive training and sheer dedication towards dances, she has developed good command over all forms of Indian classical dances.

Why Suchithra teaches classical Dance in Musaffah?

Her passion remains deeply rooted in classical dances such as Bharatnatyam, Mohiniyattam, Kuchipudi and Kerala Natanam, and has participated in summer dance workshops conducted by LalithaKala Sadanam for different dance forms. Suchithra Sajeev fine honed her skills under Sri. Raju Master and Sri. Sivanandan Nair, Swathi Thirunal college of Music. With her insatiable quest for attaining perfection in classical dance she joined Kalai Kaviri College of Fine Arts, Thiruchirappali, Tamilnadu, to complete her Masters degree in Bharathanatyam (MFA).

As classical dance teacher in Musaffah

She has also presented live TV programmes for more than 5 years in City channels and anchored many TV, Quiz and public programmes on stage and branched out as a group performer and choreographer in her twenties.

Born out of Kerala school youth festivals and a winner of many awards, she has grown over years into a mature artist. Suchitra Sajeev has got ‘Nritha Prathibha’ Award in 2000, at Sarga Kalakendra in Kerala and has received numerous Accolades, Medals and Kalathilakam titles in college and university youth festivals in India. She has choreographed and presented many dance programmes in Dubai, KSC Abu Dhabi, ISC (India Social Centre – Abu Dhabi) and Abu Dhabi Malayali Samajam. Now she conducts Bharatnatyam dance classes and other forms of classical dance classes, and Kathak based Bollywood dance classes for school students and adults in KSC Abu Dhabi (Kerala Social Center) and Malayali Samajam (Musaffah).

It has been said that Indian classical dances such as Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi & Mohiniyattam are a form of Yoga and it takes you a step closer to body, mind and spirit connection. The journey through Indian classical dances is long and exciting, filled with colors, music, poetry and vibrancy. If you feel excited about it, then it is up to you to make it as creative and graceful as possible.