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Mrs. Prabha Ravi started to learn dance from the age of 3, under Guru Kalaimamani Krishnakumari Narendran. After her Arangetram (Graduation) at the age of 9, she continued her advanced training under Guru Udupi Sri Lakshminarayan.

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Great New Zealand Dance masala

"Not to miss Show on TV3"

 The first ever "Great NZ Dance Masala" competition going live on TV3 from this Saturday for the next 4 weeks. Episode one will be on air Saturday June 16th on Three 4pm, followed immediately after by episode two at 4:30pm. Replaying on Three +1  at 5pm, followed immediately after by a replay of episode two at 5:30pm.

 Then available for streaming on demand from ThreeNow.

 This format will be followed for the following 4 weeks (2 episodes back to back every Saturday, at 4:00pm and then 4:30pm) until all 8 episodes are aired.

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Natraj school of dance, be inspired

Natraj School of Dance is an Indian Classical Dance School based in Lower Hutt established in 1999 by Mrs. Prabha Ravi; Founder, Director and Choreographer. The school specializes in teaching Bharatanatyam, one of the oldest classical dance forms of India in the Pandanallur and Kancheepuram Ellappa style.

It is a community focused dance school that exists to promote the Indian art and culture in New Zealand. It provides an opportunity for interested people to learn this art form irrespective of their ethnic background, age or gender.

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  • Classes timings
  • Saturday - 9 a.m till 6 p.m
  • Each class is 45 minutes for grade 1-8
  • Classes are 1 hour duration for grade 9, 10 and over