Ruchi Lamba is a renowned Indian dance instructor from Australia whose skills are deeply rooted in Indian traditions. She started learning Kathak at the age of four in India, and continued after her family shifted to Australia in the 1980s. She also pursued Kuchipudi from Raghavan Nair, well as Jazz and Hip-Hop at the Sydney Dance Academy. She has performed at more than 100 venues all over the world including the Sydney Opera House in Australia, and Wembley Stadium in London. Her dance group in Australia won first place in the Australian Dance Championships (national level) three years in a row, and she is a recipient or Best Kathak Dancer award from the Indian Arts and Cultural Association in London.
Ruchi’s first love remains Kathak and she teaches through an accredited exams-based curriculum that combines the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya (India) syllabus with the International Dance Syllabus (U.K), which allows students to take school and college credits in California.
Indian Dance Center is the a branch of Indian Dance Centre in Australia, and the two schools work together to create award-winning dance musical theater productions such as “Ramayana”, “Moksha” and “Anarkali”. This is in addition to GUNJAN – the annual dance recital by Ruchi’s students every year, which is highly praised by the audience and the media alike: https://www.indiacurrents.com/articles/2016/05/18/gunjan
Ruchi believes that teaching the art of dance is an honor and all students, especially children, deserve to have teachers who are capable and caring. Each student is treated with respect and encouragement regardless of experience and age. Give Ruchi a call today to discuss your dance needs!
Phone: (949) 466-5220