Take an Indian Dance Class in Delhi NCR

Aakanksha posted on 11 May

From swift Kathak movements and the steady beats of Bharatnatyam, to preppy Bollywood moves, India dances to a variety of tunes. Want to join the happy herd? Take your pick of the forms that appeal to you the most, and get moving. Here are some places to get you started.

Ganesa Natyalaya

Started by Guru Dr Saroja Vaidyanathan way back in 1974, Ganesa Natyalaya is one of the oldest {and yes, here old is gold} Bharatnatyam schools in Delhi. Ganesa is attended by a wide range of students of all ages, and even attracts westerners to try their hand at some Indian classical moves.

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C-16 Qutub, Qutab Institutional Area

Natya Vriksha

Founded and run by renowned Bharatnatyam dancer Geeta Chandran, Natya Vriksha lays equal emphasis on both practice and the theory behind the dance form. The classes are taken by Chandran herself, or by someone trained by her. She takes a beginner’s batch every year and the students learn new things as and when she thinks they’re ready.

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B 45 Gulmohar Park, New Delhi

Natya Tarangini

Kuchipudi, an age old South Indian dance form, has come to be synonymous with India’s dancing couple Raja and Radha Reddy. Lucky for us, they have an institute in Delhi. Natya Tarangini was founded in 1976 and is open to anyone above the age of 5. Both Raja and Radha are extremely involved in the classes and pick out the people personally.

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Plot 49/52, Sector 6, Pushp Vihar, Saket, New Delhi

Delhi Dance Academy

One of the most popular choices for Bollywood dance, you can choose from 3 categories:  Bollywood freestyle, Bollywood + Hip Hop and Bollywood + Classical. A mix of Bhangra, folk and hip hop, the classes teach you to dance to different Bollywood songs. The beginner level is for a minimum of 3 months and you are sent to the intermediate level if your instructor deems you ready, so make sure you’re regular!

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E-238/239, Amar Colony, Lajpat Nagar 4, New Delhi

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PAIPA

Founded by Pradeep Adwani, PAIPA is affiliated with Prayag Sangeet Samiti, so you can always sit for an exam and get your skills validated on paper. PAIPA offers a range of classes including Kathak  and Bollywood classes, which incorporate aerobics and zumba, making it a highly energetic work out session.

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D-22, Amar Colony, Lajpat Nagar 4, New Delhi

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Tansen Sangeet Mahavidyalaya

Apart from vocal and instrumental music, Tansen Sangeet Mahavidyalaya also offers a bunch of dance classes including Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Manipuri, Rajasthani, Haryanvi, Punjabi and Bollywood. All courses present you with a diploma or a degree, provided you stick to it for the fixed time period.

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E-219, Near Kailash Colony Metro Station, East Of Kailash, New Delhi

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Kathak Kendra

Under the guidance of legendary gurus like Pandits Lachchhu Maharaj, Shambhu Maharaj, and Birju Maharaj, Kathak Kendra offers two streams – Elementary {5 year foundation course + 2 year diploma course} and Advance {3 year diploma course + 2 year post grad diploma}. The Advanced classes are for those intending to take dance up professionally.


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2, San Martin Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi

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Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra

One of the oldest dance and music schools in Delhi, Bharatiya Kala Kendra was founded in 1952. The institute currently offers dance courses in Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Odissi and Mayurbhanj Chhau. The classes are conducted by prominent gurus such as the likes of Shri Shambhu Maharaj, Shru Birju Maharaj {Kathak}, Guru Krishna Chandra Naik {Mayurbhanj Chhau}, this is the place to head to if you’re looking to go professional.

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The Dance Centre

Run by celebrated Bharatnatyam dancer and choreographer, Jyotsna Shourie, The Dance Centre has been in operation since 1990. Shourie herself picked up the dance form at the age of 5 and had her arangetram at 10. She takes the classes at the Dance Centre personally and has various batches come in twice a week from the beginner level right to the top.

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A-31, West End Colony, Moti Bagh, New Delhi

Divya Music and Dance

If you find it hard to go to a dance studio, you can always opt for e-learning. Divya Music and Dance Class offers real-time classes online where you learn the basics of the dance form through dancing lessons, interactions and even one-on-one attention. Courses offered include Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Odissi, Manipuri, Kuchipudi and Mohiniattam. 

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D-2, Masoodpur, Sector B Road, Opp. B-8, Sector B, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi

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