SRI GURUBYO NAMAHA
Artists across the world speak the same language "Arts"
Live. Breathe. Dance.
Bharathanatyam Dancer/ Curator/ Arts & Cultural Director/ Committed to developing a happy community through Arts. Ultimately to contribute to shaping the future of arts + culture, creating space for new creative processes, new ways of storytelling, new voices and developing artistic talent in the community, Lavanyaa is committed to innovation and revolution of the arts sector for the benefit of all.
Having a certification in Neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University, Lavanyaa specializes in ‘Neuroaesthetics’. She has written several articles among which," while-we-experience-art-sports-do-we-feel-connected-to-something-large-why?" has been featured in Neo narthaki.
She also developed a dance based workout ‘Art & Anatomy’, that premiered in Lawrence University, Appleton. She was also an active member of ‘The Newyork Dance Talks’ and has presented ‘Abigyan Shakuntalum’ at the conference. She works closely with the American Mental Health Organization to use Arts as interventional treatment.
Lavanyaa ( WI Arts Board Master artist) is the founding President of Ziksa-An Art Forum, which connects artists through professional channels and helps art thrive. She was an Educational Co-chair for the Sheboygan Theatre company wherein she proposed educational opportunities and career building focus for students of STC. She served as the Director on the board of Art Garage in Green Bay. Currently she is also on the board of Wisconsin Dance Council serving the Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion commitee. She has also worked with Maker Faire to use arts (Dance) as a community engagement tool.
She holds a second Masters in Arts & Cultural Management from Colorado State University. Under the guidance of Dr. Sujatha Mohan she is currently working on Sanskrit treatise on the performing arts "Natya Shastra".