Entries by Monica

Celebrating India! Manhattan Beach 2022

5th annual Manhattan Beach Unified School District International Day Celebrations Shakti dancers perform at the 5th annual Manhattan Beach Unified School District International Day Celebrations. Sat May 21, 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-S4moTTCBBg

Maha Shivaratri 2022

MAHA SHIVARATRI 2022 Celebrating the joyous and auspicious night of Maha Shivaratri as our dancers traveled to temples across Southern California offering our dance in honor of Lord Shiva. Malibu Hindu Temple-Calabasas, Hanuman Temple-Torrance, Krishna Temple-Thousand Oaks, Siva Kamesvari Temple-Costa Mesa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mP3d6F9NMSo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8b3tpbzZe3M https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqy5eibH-zM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRnfxmyy24I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezqmCl5j6_k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNlek-8GHzE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H20nb33Kn4A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WqyPMTOvCc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZDhriSZYpw

Vijayadashami Festival 2021

Vijayadashami 2021 It's the beginning of the festival months! Shakti students celebrated the annual Vijayadashmi dance offering virtually on Oct 15- with over 60  students and families in attendance. Additionally, students also gathered in Viji aunty's backyard on Oct 24 continuing the celebrations with in person performances. Enjoy captured moments from the in person offering of...

Shakti School of Bharata Natyam Annual Recital 2021

Shakti School of Bharata Natyam Annual Recital 2021 Saturday, Sep 4, 2021. 4:30pm Torino Outdoor Plaza, Torrance, CA co sponsored by Nupur Dance Academy, LA “During the entire period March 2020 to Aug 2021 Shakti has been doing classes and performances on zoom …The Zoom- jhooming energy was wonderful, difficult, frustrating, eye straining, time lagging- exhilarating and exhausting...

Shakti Decades Project

Shakti Decades Project
Shakti Decades Project on Sunday August 1, 3pm PST on youtube live! Discover a powerful collection of digital dance stories by Shakti dancers. Covid has been the biggest challenge our school has faced in our 44 year history. Every 10 years, Shakti commemorates the work of students and school with a grand celebration of dance on...

Shakti Supports Smart Cookies!

Powering girl scout cookie entrepreneurs, this season -Viji Prakash on behalf of Shakti School of Bharata Natyam purchased 100 boxes of girls scout cookies from Shakti student - Arya Joseph who donated the cookies to Alexandria House - a transitional residence that provides safe and supportive housing for women and children in Los Angeles.