"Dance is the poetry of movement, the canvas of emotion, and the masterpiece of the soul, where every step tells a story and every leap unlocks a universe of possibility."
~ Smt. Arundhati Singha John
Established in 1987 by Smt. Sujatha Rajendran, Nritta Dhyana is one of the oldest and premier institutions teaching Bharatanatyam in Kuwait. Nritta Dhyana is an institution committed to educating students in the field of Indian classical dance. This revered organization helps foster the artistic, intellectual and personal growth of its students through quality teaching, while allowing students to experience and appreciate the beauty of Indian art and culture. Over the last 36 years, Nritta Dhyana has achieved remarkable growth and gained recognition for its work towards enhancing the practice, understanding and appreciation of Indian classical dance. Students continuing their education in dance are taught nattuvangam, dance theory, abhinaya/expression classes as part of their syllabus and the opportunity to learn via special workshops. Many graduates from our school go on further to become dance teachers, performers and even have their own schools.
Ever since its inception, the institute has been a ground for aspiring young artists who have enthralled audiences around the world. The classical training at Nritta Dhyana under the tutelage of Smt. Arundhati John follows the Kalakshetra style of Bharatanatyam which has helped the students embark on successful careers and gain recognition in this field. Students from the age of 3 to 60 continue to learn dance at Nritta Dhyana.