Rhythms of Dance & Music is a premium dance institute of US adhering to the Gharanna of Guru Muralidhar Majhi. It was established in 1986 in New Jersey by Guru Mitra Purkayastha to impart Odissi classical dance training.
At RDM you need Discipline, Dedication & Talent to Dance. Age is no barrier to learning. Children from ages 3 upwards, teens, college students and adults embark on this learning experience.
Individualized attention to all students makes dance a personal, self-fulfilling experience. Each student undertakes this journey at her own pace. Year round performances give enough stage exposure to all dancers. With rigorous training and personalized attention, every student blossoms into a mature dancer. Team spirit and personal bonds are developed as there is close interaction with all the RDM groups. Annual exams are conducted in May. Students are certified by Prachin Kala Kendra, India. Students learning with Nilanjana have the unique opportunity to study dance during their trips to New Jersey and Kolkata, India. This holistic experience will help expand dance vocabulary and give an insight into the rich dance lineage of Guru Muralidhar Majhi.
Please contact Nilanjana for class details.
“Great Dancers Are Not Great Because of Their Technique, They are Great Because of Their Passion.”