Vina Ladwa born in East Africa is trained in Kathak dance – one of the classical styles of dance from North India. Vina is also a founder of Manushi Dance Company (1996) and was short listed for Asian Women’s Achievement Award (AWAA) 2005 attended by Prince Charles and Camilla. Company trains dancers to a higher level to perform nationally and internationally. Has also given performances and lecture demonstrations to events and arts organizations i.e. Caux in Switzerland an international conference centre for Initiatives of Change, in prisons, Blue Peter (BBC TV), Children in Need including charity event.
Vina is an experienced teacher, her dance workshops are taught with a storytelling aspect using hands, head gestures, eye movements with body shapes and footwork. Works with all ages i.e. education sectors, elderly groups, mental health, antenatal groups, women’s institutes and people with learning difficulties. Also gives long term training for students in Kathak for the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD) exam level.
Vina’s session can be virtual workshops or delivered in person on the subjects: –
Recent virtual dance showcase on YouTube– (1) Manushi Dance – YouTube
Cost: £310+ VAT per day