Dipika Vijay has been practicing belly dance for 9 years now, and is the co-founder/director of KOHL Belly Dance MOVEMENT, the largest belly dance company in Mumbai.
Additionally, Dipika is briefly trained in Odissi (by Sharon Lowen & Maria Laura Valdez), Hip Hop (by Spider Salah & Break Boy Shiva) and Bharatnatyam. Plus, she’s very well versed with Bhangra, Garba and Bollywood styles of dance, which she loves fusing with belly dance. She has learned Shakti Yoga from the prominent Shakti Yoga and Kalaripayattu guru Pradeesh Raj, and has been training rigorously in Ashtanga Yoga for over 4 years, under the tutelage of the acclaimed Yogini Deepika Mehta. She did Hatha Yoga and Hot Yoga for a while and fell in love with Anti Gravity Fitness, Anti Gravity Yoga, Handstands, Aerial Silks, Pole Art, as alternate forms of fitness.
Mr. Lalit Parimoo is a professional actor, working for over twenty years on stage, radio, movies and television. He graduated from Delhi University in the year 1985 with Political Science and since then has been active as an Actor. He has so far appeared in over forty stage plays,three hundred radio plays and more than sixty Television Serials & Films. Although he has the capacity and talent to perform various kinds of characters, which he has done in the past with considerable ease and naturalness, the main forte where he excels extraordinarily is the characters molded in classical form. Influenced and a believer of the Method School of Acting, he is a serious and disciplined actor and is undoubtedly one of the finest talents available in the country. His work so far has been acclaimed and appreciated highly both by the audience and the media.
Radhika Shah is an Internationally Certified Yoga Teacher having completed her RYS200Hours training. She has learned Hatha and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, and loves to integrate pranayama, mantra chanting, and meditation into her classes.
A Flamenco fusion artist and live performer behind the unique blend of the Spanish art form with India’s energetic classical, Bollywood and folk dance styles.
Kunal was born with a passion for dance and all things stage. After 15 years of dancing with the most celebrated Indian and international performers – from Ricky Martin and Diana King, to name a few, Kunal set off on a journey of discovery which led him to his roots.
Rukshana started drawing and painting like any other child from a very early age. Although she always had her heart set on her Bharatnatyam practice her mother made sure she spent a few hours every week with colors and paints that would help her capture her imagination on paper. Her mother a self taught artist who has won many awards in state level art and craft exhibitions/competitions was her first teacher. She also learnt the basics of watercolor and sketching from the famous artist of Assam Mr Pranab Barua. Read More...
Dr. Kanan Khatau Chikhal is a Clinical and Organizational Psychologist/ Counselor & also the Chief Psychologist of Inner Katha Interventions. This unique blend of qualifications enables her to treat different patients in ways that correspond to their specific needs. Read More...
Rashmi Bagri , Corporate Trainer & Educator comes with a rich 10+ years of industry experience. Rashmi holds a master in Educational Psychology and Counselling and certified Counselor. Besides this she is also certified in Montessorie education, Instructional Design NLP, Mind Mapping, Transnational Analysis etc, Jolly Phonics etc. Read More...
Away from his engineering education and corporate life with multinationals he embarked on a journey to be a part of the creative fraternity. He started his career with performing for live audience through various multilingual stage productions. He gained potent exposure and wisdom through his association with more than 2 dozen stage plays subsequently transforming him into a thinker and writer. When asked about his reason for the aforementioned migration he mentions “For me it has always been about creating magnificent pieces of art through any medium”.
Shrutika Rao is an Internationally Certified Yoga Teacher and a professionally trained Dancer who understands the therapeutic value of body awareness and movement. She combines the techniques of dance with breathing techniques of Yoga to give her students a toolbox to work with in opening their bodies. With a firm belief in the body and mind connection, she holds that aligning your body leads to clarity in the mind.
Mrs. Gandecha who is an engineer by qualification has also obtained her diploma from The yoga institute in Santacruz. She has been conduvtion classes and courses and courses for more then 6 years now.Synergy yoga studio run by Mrs Chetna Gandecha who provides different forms of yoga such as Traditional yoga, Hath yoga, Yoga vinyasa, Power yoga and Face yoga Her clientele includes corporate business houses, multinational banks and many fitness conscious people from the field of medicine, law, IT and media.
A corporate employee for over 10 years, Sanjeev Khiara is also the founder of Illumination. The zeal to lose weight and the passion for music and dance brought him close to Zumba. He always wanted to do something different as he was displeased with his sedentary lifestyle. This is where Zumba clicked for him.
Mumbai Theatre Guide
Mumbai Theatre Guide (www.MumbaiTheatreGuide.com) – an online portal catering to promotions of plays in Mumbai. Founded in 2004 by Bhavik J. Shah and Nitin Sethi, the site is the first online media company to use Internet extensively for the promotion of the different language plays that happen in Mumbai. It is also the only site in India dedicated to promotions of plays. Site offers production houses a platform to reach to the audiences and organizers across the globe. The site offers listing of plays, reviews, interviews with theatre, workshops for aspiring actors. In short we cover listings of more than 2900+ plays & previews of 1500+ plays in English, Hindi, Gujarati & Marathi languages
Astitva, the existence. is a step towards providing avenues and platform to the young and budding talents. It gives an opportunity to all the people to chisel out the art and capability to perform in front of the audience like you. Read More...
Kanchana is a lifestyle consultant and the founder of Calorie Culture. She has multiple certifications to her credit, the most notable being in ‘Nutrition and Wellness’, ‘Sports Nutrition’ and ‘Weight Management’. She has an unending passion for healthy cooking, fitness and dance, which stems from her personal journey to health and weight loss. She has successfully helped people across different age groups, and even some with medical conditions.