Praised not only for her parity of form and style but also for the immaculate rhythm of her fleeting footwork.
Guru Meenakshi (First from left with her Guru Yamini Krishnamoorthi)
Meenakshi Rao, an accomplished exponent of Bharatnatyam, has carved a place for herself among the leading artists of the new generation today.
Guru Meenakshi With her Guru Ms Yamini Krishnamoorthi
She is the prime student of Dr Yamini Krishnamuthi and Guru V. Krishnamurthy. Her performances are marked by freshness, dynamism and vigour and are outstanding in terms of both learnt material and her own input.
Establishing the Academy
As director of HARI OM NRITYA ARADHANA dance academy. Guru Meenakshi Rao plans to realize her vision of unification of the artists skill and devotion to achieve an integrated development of the individual, the community and the world. Her love of the art and her deep understanding of it are reflected in her presentations.
Her choreography is celebratory and contemplative at the same time, allowing for aesthetic enjoyment while marked with an underlying complexity that encourages te discerning to explore this art form at the deeper level.
A widely respected role model for the young generation, Meenakshi was honoured by the
>> Healthy Universe Foundation with the "Women Achiever Award" in the year 2010. Currently hundred students, including some from deprived backgrounds are being trained in classical dance at HARI OM NRITYA ARADHANA.