Classes at Gyaan Adab

Ukulele

Instructor: Luv Mahtani

Details: Tuesdays & Thursdays 5 - 7 PM

Luv Mahtani is a musician, Ukulele teacher and event manager living in Pune. Luv is a self-taught ukulele player and has been playing the instrument since 2014. He started teaching the Ukulele in 2018 and has been conducting beginner and intermediate level batches around the city. He also organizes Ukulele workshops, student showcase performances and open mic events. Having taught over a 100 individuals of all ages how to play their very first chords, Luv aims at building a strong community of Ukulele players and enthusiasts in Pune.

Bharatanatyam

Instructor: Priya P

Details: Wednesdays & Fridays 5 - 6.30 PM

Priya P is a Bharatnatyam dancer from Pune. She began her formal training in dance since the age of 9. It was not long after that her hobby transcended into a deep passion for the art form. Initially, she started formal training under Guru Pinaz Dubhas and then continued under Guru Neelambari Bhahadarpure for 11 years.

After completing her Bachelor's in Computers, she decided to pursue her hobby as a career. I was guided by Guru Rashmi Raut Jaiswal for pursuing Masters in Bharatnatyam. Under the tutelage of Shree Parimal Phadke, she completed her Masters.

Kathak

Instructor: Shruti Patki

Details: Tuesdays 6.30 - 8 PM

Shruti Patki is a professional Kathak dancer, a senior disciple of reputed Kathak Danseuse, Guru Mrs.Maneesha Sathe and Guru Mrs. Shambhavi Dandeka and has been training for the past 19 years. She is also the founder and Director of SKILS (School of Kathak and Interdisciplinary Learning with Shruti). She is currently training in the Jaipur gharana style under Pt. Rajendra Gangani.