As a Yoga Guru / As an Author / As a Media Person

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* Cultural Ambassador.

* Author of a bilingual book on Kathak

* Celebrity Judge at International Peagant "Miss India Indonesia"

* Founder of Bharat College of Performing Arts"

* Creator of Nrityamaya Krishna Katha.

* Social awareness through her choreographies.

* Reformation of story telling art of Kathak over court dancing.

* Treatment of patients through dance Therapy.

* Therapeutic elements of mudras.

* 25 dance productions.

* Worldwide performances and teachings.

Founder Principal of BHARAT COLLEGE OF PERFORMING ARTS   Acharyaa Pratishtha, has attained exemplary proficiency in ‘laya’, ‘footwork’, ‘chakkar’ (pirouettes) and above all ‘Bhaava’ (expressions) and through her performance at various prestigious dance festivals through out the world has carved special place for herself among the performers of kathak dance.

As a Kathak Guru she has trained many students worldwide, Principal of Bharat College of performing Arts Acharya Pratishtha is even sent to Johannesburg and later Jakarta through ICCR, Ministry of External Affairs as Kathak &Yoga guru cum Performer for the promotion of both the art forms.

At times when kathak lost its roots of storytelling and became more popular as a court dance Acharya Pratishtha did her specialization in story telling form of kathak and came out as the first ever Indian classical dancer motivating the Kathak lovers through first ever classical dance show “Nritya Naad” at Zee Jagran channel thrice every day . She has contributed in reforming the traditional story telling form of kathak through television shows, stage performances and dance dramas.

Disciple of Kathak Maestro Pandit Rajendra Gangani of Jaipur Gharana Acharya Pratishtha is a Post Graduate of Kathak Kendra, National Institute of Kathak, New Delhi as a topper (Gold Medalist) for entire period of 6 years she started learning kathak at the tender age of 5 and is also:

* ‘M.A.-Post Graduate’-Khairagrah University - 1st division 

* "post Diploma" - Kathak Kendra - 1st division 

* ‘Visharad’ - ‘Bhatkhande MahaVidyala’ - 1st division 

* ‘Prabhakar’  - ‘Prayag Sangit Samiti’, Allahbad -1st division 

* Empanelled Artist of ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations).

* Graded artist of Doordarshan.

*Associated with SPICMACAY & IRCEN

In her student life she got the opportunity to work with ranking kathak gurus such as Guru Rajendra Gangani, Guru Jaikishan Maharaj, Guru Geetanjali Lal and Ms. Aditi Mangaldas.

After completing her training at National School of Dance she combined Kathak with Yoga, which came out as a divine dance.

Acharya Pratishtha has touched the spiritual aspect of Kathak and has even authored the first ever bilingual book on kathak

She has contributed a lot to kathak.


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