Prof. Manasi Raghunandan is an internationally acclaimed choreographer, teacher and danseuse and specializes in Odissi dance form. She is the President of Abhivyakti- Bangalore and as an ambassador of Indian culture and performing arts, she has represented India at Spain, France, Italy, Serbia, Yugoslavia, Brazil, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Mauritius, Ethiopia, Qatar and Russia. She is an author and a polyglot as well as Festival director of "Abhivyakti" national festival of dance, New Delhi. She has been featured at several print and electronic media including at Discover channel's fantastic festival of the world.
She has structured Odissi dance workshops and lecture - demonstrations in a way that can be very well received and appreciated by diverse audiences, aspirants and participants. She aims at preservation and promotion of this beautiful dance form with newer techniques and modern approach.
The upcoming workshop focuses on Body kinetics and statics of Odissi, Odissi as a graceful and lyrical dance form, peculiar technique and grammar. International standards Body conditioning and fitness, Using body as a language of expressions, choreographic factors.
Being a part of this workshop, gives you a unique opportunity of rendezvous with using and understanding a dance form in all new dimensions.