Rohit Sir of Cyclone Dance Academy has choreographed dances for three Marathi Movies : Premacha Katta (2016), EAK SAATH FREE-( 2010) and Prem ( 2008)
not to mention marathi video album - 'D.J mix- Dreams production, (2003) . He is the Winner of dance reality show "Halla Bol" season 2 - E - Tv Marathi year 2011.
Above all he has choreographed for dance reality shows like - Just Dance ( Star Plus),Nach baliye season 6 & 7' on Star Plus, Khallas Dance- Ekach Chance'
on Mi Marathi , DID Little Masters- season2, DID Super Moms -2, DID season-5 Dance ke superstars on ZeeTV and JHALAK Dikhla Ja season-6,7,8 and a dance
concert by renowned music directors Ajay Atul in Aurangabad.
At Mantras 11 Studio, he has choreographed many editions of the annual dance program "Dancethon" successfully choreographing kids and women alike. He has been associated with Mantras11 Studio since its inception and teaches Jazz, HipHop, Salsa, Contemporary, Modern and Lyrical Hiphop.
Music is the food for the soul and an instrument for spiritual upliftment and peace.
Ms. Smriti Verma who was initiated into Hindustani Classical Music at the age of 3 by her first guru, her mother has dedicated her life to the promotion of Hindustani Classical and light singing among the youth of Mumbai. She has been trained for over a decade in both Hindustani and Light music under gurus like Late Shri Kshir Sagar. A multi talented person, Smriti has also trained in Kathak and is a writer of poems and ghazals. She has been actively involved in training children in Hindustani Classical and Light music at Mantras and offers vaious courses affiliated to the Gandharva Sangeet Mahavidyalay.
Ms. Nipa Mehta, a founder member and current President of Kala Sangam Academy of Fine Arts is a Bharatanatyam exponent. She has been conferred with the title of Nritya Sreshtha at the Shivali dance festival, in 2018. A Nritya Visharad in Bharatanatyam, she has been teaching Bharatanatyam for more than three decades. A dancer and teacher par excellence, she is also on the board of examiners of Bhartiya Sangeet Samiti and Nrityalika Dance Academy. Under her tutelage, eleven batches of students have successfully completed their ten years master diploma course, seven batches have completed their Visharad and several students have performed their Arangetram in Bharat Natyam. She has choreographed many stage shows for schools and colleges. She has been associated with Mantras 11 Studio teaching Bharatanatyam, for the past six years.
Abacus and Vedic Maths are the two supportive mehods of quick calculations which have been in practice for thousands of years in China and India respectively. Long difficult calculations are made fast and easy by working with Abacus and Vedic Maths. Vaishali Shah of Gels is an experienced Abacus and Vedic Maths teacher who has successfully taught more
than 100 students and many teachers. Students trained by Gels have participated in many national level Abacus Competitions and won prizes.
Chess, which has its roots in ancient India's 'chausar' is a game that sharpens a person's mind,increases memory and stimultes creativity.
It develops logic and brings clarity in thinking besides helping the child learn planning and strategy. India is known to be a home to intelligent people who can achieve success if the skills are polished and training is systematic and regular... Vishwanathan Anand and Pravin Thipsay are the shining pearls of Indian Chess.
Chanakya Chess Academy fuels this logical fire in a child's mind and has been associated with Mantras 11 studio for teaching Chess to train their brain.
Vidushi Shrimati Ruchi Sharma, a recipient of the prestigious U.P.
Sangeet Natak Academy Award and a prolific kathak dancer has created many milestones
in this graceful dance style. Her dance reflects her passion and the intricacies of the Lucknow, Jaipur and Banaras Gharana that she has imbibed and
perfected over decades with deep 'Tapasya'.
She holds a record of 5000 dancing rounds with the help of Tratak yoga and 15 hours of non-stop Kathak Dance (17th Feb, 1996) and has been conferred the title of 'Dancing Queen' of the Millennium by the Artiste Guild of London. She has been conferred the titles of Kathak Shreshtha, Prayag Gaurav, Nritya Surbhi and the list is endless. As a Guru she has perfected amazing dancing maneuvers like Sketching figures and symmetric letters with the help of foot movements (Aakash Charies & Bhoomi Charies) on sprinkled saw dust and dancing on the difficult to master Sangam Taal of 8.75 beats and Chandramohan Taal of 6.25 beats.
She has performed at various national and international dance festivals and has trained hundreds of students over decades with complete dedication, passion and motherly love.
Mantras 11 Studio is proud to be associated with such a senior guru in the Kathak Dance Style.
Odissi, an ancient Indian Classical dance form finds its origins in the temples of Orissa and Sumana Sarkar has been a lifelong disciple of this Nritya shaili. She was introduced to this art form at the of five and her love for this art continues to prosper to this date. Though a media professional at CNBC TV18,
her life long love and dedication towards Odissi prompted her to teach this dance form to the enthusiatic students of Lokhandwala and so began her association with Mantras 11 Studio seven years ago. She hopes to keep the traditional Old School Odissi alive among the young people of Mumbai.
She has trained under Guru Shrijukta Dhruba Charan Biswal initially and later also had the blessings of Padmashree Shrimati Kiran Sehgal.
Guru Sharmishtha Das is a Guitar and Keyboard maestro who has been an accomplished Doordarshan, Kolkata and All India Radio guitarist for western, Bengali, Nazrul and Tagore songs. She has worked on Bollywood projects with Jubin Nautiyal, Dev Negi,Tanishk Bagchi etc. She has expertise in Hawaiian Guitar, Spanish Guitar and Keyboard. With a career in music spanning 50 years, she has taught music at prestigious schools in Kolkata and has taken training from renowned guitarists like Shree V.Balsara.(Pianist, Piano Accordion player, Organ Player, Music Director), Hawaiian Guitar - from Shri Kaji Aniruddho (Composer, Guitarist and Son of great poet Kaji Nazrul Islam), Nazrul Geeti and Western, Indianfrom Abhijit Nath and Modern Indian and Western from Shri Batuk Nandi(Guitarist). A winner of many awards and accolades, she has been associated with Mantras 11 Studio for the past three years in teaching Guitar and Keyboard.
Drums are to western music what Tabla is to Hindustani Music and Mukul Tawade feels the right kind of training, dedication, hardwork and passion can enable any person old or young to achieve international fame like Sivamani. It is for this very purpose that Mukul Sir trains musicians for the Trininty Classical Certification a
much coveted certificate in the field of music. He has 15 years of experience working with students in Western, Classical, Metal, Commercial Blues, Rock, and Bollywood genre.
He is a part of a Folk Blues Band that performs across India and is also a drummer for senior artists at concerts. He has trained under senior drummers.
Martial Arts helps not only in self defence but also in disciplining oneself. Mr.Mayur Shukal is a karate and martial arts teacher with more than 2 decades of experience in teaching Karate, Kick boxing, Krav Maga, Armed and Unarmed Judo.
A 5th degree(Dan) black belt from Goju Ryu school of Karate ,Japan, he was the Winner of World Martial Arts Council Games, 2016. A deicated task master he expects hard work and sincerity from students.
Aerial dance is an awe inspiring dance form that has captured the imagination of one and all. A fascinating dance that incorporates apparatus hung from the ceiling,
it is an integral part of any dance show and our Dance Instructor Mr. Gopal Upadhyay has mastered this and various other modern dance forms. Having trained
under the legendary Terence Lewis and from Deep Dance Academy, he has been successfully teaching Aerial Dance to children , teens and adults alike.
Physiotherapy is a non invasive treatment method to cure many pains.
Dr. Samruddhi Raut is a practicing physiotherapist who has a rich experience working as a Senior Physiotherapist with the Baroda Women's Cricket Team . While working with the Baroda Cricket Association, she has treated members of the Indian Cricket Team. A graduate in Physiotherapy from.D.Y.Patil College of Physiotherapy ,Pune she has worked with Breach Candy Hospital as well as served the Satsang Parivar. Now you can avail her services at Mantras.
Joining Team Mantras as a Guru is one of the finest exponents of Bharatnatyam, Guru Revathi Srinivasraghavan.
Founder and Director of Nrityanjali School of Dnace in Mumbai, she is not only a performer par excellence but a dedicated Guru . She has choreographed and performed for TV channels like Sankara TV, DD Sahyadri, Mackay TV just to name a few and at NCPA and Chidambaram Natyanjali.
The body of work and her rich experience will enable students to learn various facets of Bharatnatyam.