Darpan Blogs

“The Rhythm of My Soul: A Journey Through Kathak Dance” – By Mandeera Jurakan

Dance has always been a universal language, transcending borders and connecting hearts. For me, that language is Kathak, a classical dance form from Northern India. My journey through Kathak has been a mesmerizing, filled with passion, perseverance, and profound self-discovery. It’s a tale of rhythm, grace, and storytelling. My love affair with Kathak began almost …

Smt.Shika Harrypaul

Shika Harrypaul began her studies in Kathak dancing in 1999 at the Institute of Classical Music & Dance, Kala Darshan (Durban). Under the strict discipline of Shri Manesh Maharaj, Shika was groomed individually with intense training. She follows her Guru’s unique style that blends Jaipur, Lucknow and Benares Gharanas.