Oldest classical dance heritage of India
The theoretical base of Bharatanatyam traces back to ‘Natya Shastra’, the ancient Sanskrit text (performance of arts). Natyashastra is the earliest literature on music and drama – written somewhere around 500 BC by Bharata Muni. Natyashastra’s focus was on dance and drama, with music as an aid.
Conventionally a solo dance performed only by women, initiated in the Hindu temples of Tamil Nadu and eventually flourished in South India.
Mansi Prasad, is a multi-faceted Kathak exponent, performer and teacher from the house of Lucknow. Mansi has been a teacher and performer of Kathak since 2012. She is the Founder of Riyaaz Dance Academy.
Post graduation in Music Vocal from CSJM Kanpur University.
Prabhakar in Music Vocal from Prayag Sangeet Samiti.
Senior Diploma in Tabla Instrumental.
Mansi is providing an Online Platform for national as well as international students to enhance their storytelling skills through Dance. She has conducted several Manch Pravesh of her senior students. Her senior students have started graduating with Nritya Visharad and now assist her in teaching.
Riyaaz Dance Academy is authorized center of SANCHARI KALA PARISHAD Collaborated with BIR Tikendrajit University (MHRD & UGC RECOCNIZED) . We provide certificate and degree programs of dance and music exams for students.
Senior Teacher- Advance Level
Delight nature with a humble personality, She is a talented Kathak professional artist, Theatre artist, Vocalist and Dance teacher from the house of Lucknow.
Senior Teacher- Junior Level to Advance Level
She is a Very graceful and elegant Bharatnatyam professional Artist and dance teacher from the house of Lucknow.
Proficient in her approch with required energy, she is talented Semi-classical dance performer and dance teacher from the house of Lucknow.