Celebrating India’s Traditions One Folk Dance at a Time

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This week’s Subculture opens the door to the moves of Indian culture. These dancers show us how they celebrate India’s traditions one dance at a time.

“My dance school is called Nruthya Shakti Academy. I started this in California in 2001 and moved here in 2006. Since then, I’ve been teaching folk dances. My dance school is affiliated to the dance school back home in India and we have a curriculum bases where the students sign up for almost seven to eight years of learning,” said Vandita Parikh, folk dance instructor.

“We always have this whole like identity problem like I don’t know where I fit in. And I think for me, through dance, just because I’m so far away from India, I’m able to learn more about my culture,” said Priyanka Parikh.

For more information about Nruthya Shakti Academy, visit their site.

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