Bharatanatyam Class Malaysia

Welcome to the Bharatanatyam Class at Kalakendira Dance School Malaysia, where we invite you to delve into the mesmerizing world of this ancient and captivating Indian classical dance form. Our Bharatanatyam classes are designed to provide a comprehensive learning experience, allowing students to develop a deep understanding of the art, refine their technique, and express themselves through graceful movements and intricate footwork.

Our Locations

We have been teaching dance for 40 years, and we offer various classes (group and private one-to-one session) on different days. Our classes are always growing, and here are the class details.

  1. Sri Siva Subramaniar Temple, Hospital Sungai Buloh.
    (Jalan Hospital, 47000 Sungai Buloh, Selangor)
  2. Thirumurugan Aalayam, No. 35013, Lorong Belakang Off Jalan 53, Taman Desa Jaya, 52100 Kepong, Kuala Lumpur
  3. 19,Hills Residence, Jalan Desa 6/1A, Bandar Country Homes, 48000 Rawang, Selangor

At Kalakendira Dance School, we believe in the power of experienced and dedicated instructors who can nurture the artistic growth of their students. Our Bharatanatyam classes in Malaysia is led by P.Malliga Kumar, a highly accomplished and renowned artist in the field of Bharatanatyam.

Our teacher brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every class, having trained under eminent gurus and performed extensively both nationally and internationally. With years of experience as a performer and teacher, P.Malliga Kumar possesses a deep understanding of the intricacies and nuances of Bharatanatyam. They are committed to instilling the rich traditions and techniques of this art form in their students.

Under the guidance of P.Malliga Kumar, students will receive personalized attention and constructive feedback, enabling them to develop their skills and reach their full potential. P.Malliga Kumar is passionate about inspiring and mentoring students, instilling in them a love for Bharatanatyam and guiding them on their journey of artistic expression.

Class Structure and Curriculum

Our Bharatanatyam classes are designed to cater to students of all ages and skill levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners. The curriculum is carefully crafted to provide a well-rounded learning experience, encompassing both theoretical knowledge and practical application.

In our beginner classes, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of Bharatanatyam, including adavus (basic steps), mudras (hand gestures), and expressions. They will learn the importance of posture, balance, and alignment, laying a strong foundation for their dance journey.

As students progress to intermediate levels, they will delve deeper into the intricacies of Bharatanatyam. They will learn complex choreography, focusing on precise footwork, intricate rhythmic patterns, and abhinaya (expressions). Intermediate classes also incorporate an exploration of different compositions such as jathiswarams, varnams, padams, thillanas, and more.

For advanced students, our Bharatanatyam classes offer an opportunity to refine their skills and elevate their artistry. They will engage in the study of advanced choreography, intricate sequences, and dynamic movements. Advanced classes also emphasize the nuances of abhinaya, enabling students to portray emotions with depth and authenticity.

Join us at Kalakendira Dance School and embark on a transformative journey through the art of Bharatanatyam. Experience the joy of expressing yourself through graceful movements, intricate footwork, and heartfelt expressions. Under the guidance of our experienced guru and discover the beauty and richness of this ancient art form.

Whether you are a beginner eager to learn the basics or an experienced dancer seeking to refine your skills, our Bharatanatyam classes cater to students of all levels. Come and explore the art of Bharatanatyam at Kalakendira Dance School, where tradition meets creativity, and passion meets purpose.


Bharatanatyam is a traditional Indian dance form characterized by intricate footwork, expressive hand gestures, facial expressions, and rhythmic movements. It combines elements of dance, music, and storytelling to convey various emotions and narratives.

Bharatanatyam encompasses several key elements, including adavus (basic dance steps), mudras (hand gestures), abhinaya (expressive storytelling), nritta (pure dance movements), and nritya (expressive dance).

The duration required to learn Bharatanatyam varies depending on individual dedication, practice, and learning capacity. Generally, it takes several years of consistent training under the guidance of a skilled teacher to attain proficiency in this dance form.

Learning Bharatanatyam offers numerous benefits, both physical and mental. It helps improve body flexibility, coordination, stamina, and posture. Additionally, Bharatanatyam enhances expression, creativity, discipline, and self-confidence.

Yes, anyone with a passion for dance and the willingness to dedicate time and effort can learn Bharatanatyam. It is open to people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds.

Absolutely! Bharatanatyam is not limited to a specific gender. Boys and men can learn and perform Bharatanatyam just as girls and women can. In fact, there are many accomplished male Bharatanatyam dancers who have made significant contributions to the art form.