With increasing use of Facebook and browsing, we clearly see the reduction in physical activities of our kids. For all the kids of Indian origin growing up in America there is need to learn about their roots. Learning Kathak dance will give you an opportunity to know about our culture, meet new friends and get required physical. Kathak dance gives emphasis on poses, expressions, involves vigorous hand and feet movement. Dancing Kathak brings peace in our life and also make our body strong, active and fit by helping us loose the excess calories.
Till October 2011, we have staged more than 200 Kathak dance programs in north America. We have trained more than 1000 girls in basic dance training and have helped hundreds of non profit groups to raise money for their cause. We take pride not in numbers but been able to consistently deliver quality performances and help our students develop into beautiful dancers and successful professionals.
Our Kathak shows are characterized by creative content, professionalism, storyline and fusion with other dance styles such as Jazz, Ballet, Mexican, Bharatnatyam and Flamenco. They are widely admired by various media. Our most notable productions include Shakuntala, Jhansi Ki Rani, Fire - the Fiery Tale, East Meets West, Dance for Olympics, Dance at festivals and for Chicago Mayor and Secretary of State, Dances at BP, Sara Lee, Universities among others.
I am Gauri Jog, a choreographer, dancer and teacher. I run a not for profit company called Indian Dance School in Chicago area. We teach combination of classical Indian dance Kathak with bollywood and yoga. By incorporating bollywood and yoga, we have evolved a unique style to satisfy all those who are looking to learn multiple dance styles and benefit from them. Let us explore about our activities and see if you would like to be part of exciting world of dancing and fitness!!
We don’t teach for money!! That is single most denominator which drives our quality education and passion for this art. We not just teach dance but inculcate values of respect for each other, hard work and positive attitude.
Do not find a good resource to teach you Indian dance? Don’t worry. We teach lot of students online. Quality Kathak dance brought to your living room, no matter which part of the world you live in.
This website contains lot of information about my research on Indian Dances especially Kathak. If you are a Kathak dancer or just like any Indian dance, then I encourage you to contribute something to our efforts, your help is much appreciated. Let us share the knowledge you have with the world. This is only way creativity will flourish and better dancers are developed. Everyone has something to contribute. So let us do something next generation will feel proud of and leave something memorable behind. Thank you.
It is important for you to know what others say about us. The testimonials are based on numerous emails we receive from our students, parents and others.
With Kathak, you will get daily exercise. There is no need to go to the gym. Young minds learn good values and culture, team building and respecting each other.
It is never too late for dancing. If you feel shy then take some private lessons or online classes. That way no one is looking at you and you are improving every day!
We think we are best in universe, but let the world judge. If anyone does their job with passion, honesty and complete dedication, then we believe we do a good job!
Soccer, tennis, swimming. So many things to do. Remember, old adage, busy people are those who find time for everything & Kathak is not an exception.
We are used to quality products and best customer service in US. Why settle for inferior dance teacher when we also offer lessons in Indian Dance online.