Classical Dance Classes

The following dance forms are taught in the children’s dance classes conducted by Mrs. Suchithra in Abu Dhabi. 2018 Summer vacation dance classes in Abu Dhabi for school students are being planned. Dance classes for ladies are also going on and they can join anytime, with or without experience.


Bharatnatyam originated in southern India, Tamilnadu. Bharatanatyam is the dance that encompasses music, rhythm and expressional dance.The dance is performed in the stage as Nritham, Nrithyam and Natyam. The dance form is based on ‘Adavu’ (steps) and ‘Hasthamudra’ (hand gestures). As a classical dance teacher, Mrs. Suchithra offers Bharathanatyam classes for Indian communities in Abu Dhabi and Mussafah (Shabia) / Baniyas.


Mohiniyattam (Mohiniattam) is a combination of the graceful elegance of Bharatanatyam and dynamism and vigour of Kathakali. In Mohiniattom, the Lasya element of dancing is predominant, and the mood created is Sringaram Like many other Indian dance forms the aspects of Mohiniyattom can be divided mainly into two - Nritha (pure dance) and Nrithya (expository dance). When a child starts learning Mohiniyattam, she starts first with the Nritha (pure dance).


Kuchipudi, one of India's seven main classical dance styles, combines fast rhythms with fluid movements, creating a nice blend of control and abandon, strength and delicacy. The lyrics used in Kuchipudi are usually in Telugu, though Sanskrit verses are also used. While Kuchipudi, like BharataNatyam comprises pure dance, mime and histrionics, it is the use of speech that distinguishes its presentation as dance drama. For Kuchipudi classes in Abu Dhabi, please contact Keralanatanam.

Bollywood Dance

Keralanatanam offers folk and Bollywood dance classes in Abu Dhabi. Life experiences and relevant incidents in the community are seen in almost all of these folk dances, even in those performed in connection with harvests, sowing of seeds, festivals etc. Many of these dances are performed by man alone, some exclusively by women. Bollywood dances are performed to the accompaniment of Hindi songs with vibrant music. Please contact us for getting trained in Folk or Bollywood dance in Abu Dhabi / Mussafah / Baniyas (for kids, girls & ladies only).