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Welcome to DanceKarishma, founded by Jaya Sharma (Dance Director) and Nikhil Sharma (Managing Director), who are full time Software engineer and Architect in respective Software and Networking fields and have been running this school to bring their passion of dancing to life and others to encourage the classical touch of India. Here, we work together to provide a fun filled environment to learn and perform on various Indian dance styles, such as classical, semi-classical and folk. The school has 2 sub-divisons :
- KathakAanjali of Dance Karishma
- FolkRas of Dance Karishma
In Classical, we teach Kathak. In folk dances, we teach Garba, Dandiya, Lavani, Ghoomar, and Bengali Folk dance styles.
Classes are open for adults and kids from age 5 and above, girls and boys. Enrollments are done through out the year. Classed are conducted in Cupertino, South Bay Area. We perform in various events like Holi, Diwali, Indian Independence Day celebration competition etc. in and outside of Bay Area.
We also conduct our Annual Day celebration, during the month of February/March.
We have won FIA Dance Competition 1st prize adult group Dance Yr 2008, FIA Dance Competition 3rd prize junior Folk group Dance Yr 2008, FIA Dance Competition 1st prize adult Classical group Dance Yr 2009, FIA Dance Competition 2nd prize adult group Dance Yr 2009, Tamil Manram Dance Competition Folk Yr 2008 and FIA Dance Competition 1st prize kids Folk group Dance Yr 2010. We have been performing at Fremont Diwali, Sunnyvale Diwali, Sunnyvale Holi, Cupertino Diwali, Vallejo Baisakhi and Indian Spice Festival in Pleasanton.
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We also provide special one-on-one or duet sessions for people interested in performing in their or their friends marriages at the most reasonable price in Bay area.
Classes are conducted in Cupertino. If you would like to join the school as an student, instructor or for a one-on-one sessions for an event, please contact us at 408-257-2436/408-348-2772/408-242-1244.