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Dance Moms – Maureen Gonsalves

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Maureen Gonsalves is a cultural coordinator at Goethe Institut Max Mueller Bhavan and a dance mom here at TLFCB. Maureen is one of the longest-standing dance moms of TLFCB. She has been attending Yana’s Callanetics (now DanceFit) classes since way back in 2003. Her daughter Dayita (now 26 years old) started taking ballet with Yana in 2005, danced with the Yana Lewis Dance Company between 2007–2011, and continues to dance with ...

Marianela Nunez as Nikiya in The Royal ballet’s production of la Bayadere

Expressions Beyond Borders

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by Ramya Manikam Often, the most exciting aspect about discovering something about an art form, is how the exchange between its various genres can surprise and enrich your understanding of it. Universally it is accepted that art transcends boundaries and connects diverse people. Art does not hold you towards political obligations and encourages you to stay open to healthy debate. ...

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National Youth Ballet at Shishu Mandir

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On December 16th, The Lewis Foundation of Classical Ballet’s emerging dance company National Youth Ballet (NYB) performed at Shishu Mandir. Our aim was to give the children of the organization a new experience that would spark an interest in ballet and would bring about an atmosphere of creativity and dreams for the students.  Shishu Mandir is an organization providing schooling …

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Dance Is More Than Just Technique

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Time and again we get asked if it is worth sending children to ballet if they are not going to become professional dancers. Time and again the answer is a resounding YES! Studying classical ballet, or any dance style, is about much more than learning technique and making dance a career. Parents often wonder how their child is doing as they ...