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9: Shambhavi Dandekar

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Shambhavi Dandekar is the Indian classical Kathak dancer par excellence who has dazzled the world with her performances and choreography. What is Kathak dance? It's an incredible dance style from North India that you'll learn all about in this episode. Shambhavi’s International School of Kathak (SISK) is Shambhavi's dance school that has made its presence felt around the world with branches in India and the USA, presently training over 400 students. Shambhavi has trained under both her own mother Guru Maneesha Sathe and tabla virtuoso Taalyogi Pandit Suresh Talwalkar. She is a member of the International Dance Council of UNESCO. This interview was originally recorded on January 28th, 2021.

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