Mr. Sachid Shukla, a passionate dancer, founder of "Alpha Boys Dance Group" in Atlanta area, who has several years of experience teaching kids and choreographing, takes pride in teaching dance to kids. He believes dance along with being a skill and stress buster, it helps build confidence in kids by reducing stage fear when they perform.
Sachid has performed in various cultural events in India and in the USA. He has choreographed for several dance compositions and performed with his team.
Aarthi Krishnan is a Carnatic vocalist. She have been teaching Carnatic music for the past 8 years. She has started learning Carnatic music since she was 6 years old from Late Sri Alapuzha Srikumar in Kerala. She also learnt from Sri Prashanth. Currently pursuing advanced Carnatic music from Smt. Jayashri Prakash. She has performed in many events in Atlanta over the last few years. She loves teaching kids and believes strong foundational skills are essential for musical aspirants.
Mrs. Gayathri Valiaparambil is a very well established Bharatanatyam Teacher and Performer. She has been teaching Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi for over 7 years. She learnt Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi and Mohiniyattam from her Guru Smt. Girija Venugopal (Bani:Kerala Kalamandalam) for more than 15 years. She also received Abhinaya training from her Guru Shri.S.S.Nair(Unnai Varriar Kala Nilayam Kathakali artist )and Guru Smt.Shoba S Nair.
She also excelled in her academics. She did her Masters degree in Chemical Oceanography and Masters in Philosophy in Organic Chemistry. She was working as an Assistant Professor in an Engineering College in India before moving to the USA.
She has performed in various cultural events and temples in India and in the USA. She has choreographed for several musical compositions as well.
Technical perfection, focus on Bhavam and flawless rendering are few of the details she adheres to in her teaching and in her performances.
Gayathri is a proud mother of two daughters. Both of them have been learning Bharatanatyam from her and the elder daughter is now ready for Arangetram. Many of her students have successfully completed Arangetram.
Parag Pal is the Hindustani, Bollywood and Contemporary vocalist. Parag started learning Hindustani Vocal, Contemporary and Tagore songs from his early childhood. He received his Bachelor of Music degree when he was a high schooler. He started performing on stage from his early childhood. He organized, directed and performed in many musical events in his school, university festivals and in other social events in India and in the USA.
Parag has been trained on classical vocal music skills from guru Mrs. Dalia Rahut, head of the department of Indian Music and Dance at Calcutta Music School, a disciple of renowned classical singer "Padma Vibhushan" Girija Devi. He has been specialized and trained on Vocal Culture, Voice Training and Hindustani Classical music from his Guru Sri Anol Chatterjee, a ITC Sangeet Research Academy, a National Scholar and a student of renowned classical singer " Padma Bhushan" Guru Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty.
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Anamika Palkundu is a Hindustani vocalist and the owner of Heritage School of Performing Arts. She started showing interests towards music from her early childhood. She started her initial training under Tapati Nag who taught her first “Sa Re Ga Ma”. Anamika moved to many different places due to her father’s job posting but never stopped taking music lessons and music became integral part of her life.
Anamika came to Kolkata when she was 14 years old. She then started cultivating her talent and voice under renowned musicians, singers, gurus like Dwijen Mukherjee, Maya Sen, Swagatalakhsmi Dasgupta. She was also a prominent student at Calcutta Music School, a 100 years old renowned music institute in Kolkata. She also completed her Bachelor of Music at the age of 20.
Anamika strongly believes that music learning process never ends. She has been trained on specialized and advanced classical vocal music skills from guru Mrs. Dalia Rahut, head of the department of Indian Music and Dance at Calcutta Music School, who is a disciple of renowned classical singer "Padma Vibhushan" Girija Devi.
Anamika has performed at many concerts and prestigious festivals in India and US. She has also composed few songs which she presented in few festivals.
Anamika has been teaching Hindustani Vocal music for more than 10 years now. Many of her students have been performing in the USA and in India. She loves to see her students singing perfectly on the stage or in any friendly gathering and spreading Indian Heritage and culture abroad.
“I don't sing because I'm happy,
I'm happy because I sing.”
- William James
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Owner & Vocal Music Director
A passionate dancer Mrs. Sneha Gupta has been dancing since she was a 5 years old child. She started learning this art form from her guru at her early childhood.
Sneha is a trained Indian classical and contemporary dancer. She also had opportunity to learn from famous Shiamak Davar’s organization - a very well known contemporary choreographer.
Bollywood and contemporary dance form is Sneha's style.
She is also an excellent experienced dance teacher and has several years of experience teaching kids and adults.
Sneha holds a bachelor Degree in Engineering and a mother of two beautiful girls.