Shankara is The World
Bhangra Council's Director in Spain, a very active woman & Nature lover.
She is also the Co-director & Co-founder of the NGO Childs
Rights (Derechos de los niños desfavorecidos
de India), an international ngo established in Spain which focuses on offering a worthy future to children living in the streets of India. In addition, Shankara is the founder of Fundación
Danza India, which aims to provide a sustainable future to Indian kids by educating them professionally as dancers & teachers of Indian dance.
Since she was a child, Shankara has always been in interested in holistic disciplines, healthy life and dance. Therefore she trained in Yoga, Pilates, Yogalates and Body Balance (Tai-Chi, Yoga & Pilates mixed discipline), Holistic Massage and Stand-Up Paddle Surf. Also, she completed several courses in Acroyoga, Hatha, Asthanga Yoga & Dynamic Yoga, Thai Massage, Body Expression, Relaxation, Visualization techniques...etc. She provides different modalities of Pilates & Yoga fusing the best of all these disciplines, including SUP Yoga/Pilates (Yoga/Pilates on the Stand-Up Paddle Surf board).
Following her passion for music & dance, together with her attraction for Indian culture, she travelled around India completing there her training as Bhangra dance teacher and dancer with internationally recognized masters in Spain, India & USA, such as Barsha Rana (India), Sunny Singh (India), Rajiv Garg (India), Minilah Sha (India), Vicki Virk (USA), Megha Khalia (USA), Sat Atma Singh (Chile), Jai Hari Kaur (Chile) & Mistri (UK) and is a member of the Chandigarh United Dance Club (Punjab,India). She has also completed several courses in Bollywood dance.She has also completed several courses in Bollywood dance with Sunny Singh (India), Minilah Sha (India) & Mistri (UK).
Shankara is Spain's World Bhangra Council Director and member of Chandigarh United Dance Club (Punjab, India). She is also the founder of the Indian fusion Sound System & dance troupé Nataraja
Bhangra, which literally means "filled with joy" is a traditional dance of North India, original from the Punjab region. It is extremely stimulating, increases joy, vitality, elevates the soul and strengthens the Aura.
During the years it has also been mixed with other music styles, Shankara is specialized in the “Bhangra-Reggae” style which fuses Bhangra music with other positive Jamaican-style rythms, Reggae & Dub.
Shankara loves sharing the joy of Bhangra and her passion for this music & dance so she travels worldwide teaching & performing Indian dance (Bhangra & Modern Bollywood) at festivals, retreats and special events and DJing Indian music, Reggae & Ecstatic dance. During the last years she has performed and taught several Bhangra and Modern Bollywood dance workshops in Hawaii, New York, Costa Rica, Madrid, Valencia and Ibiza.
Together with Bhangra dance, Shankara is also a Polynesian dancer (Hawaiian & Tahitian dance) and is the Co-founder of the dance troupé Aloha Shakti.
Additionally she has also trained as a Ecstatic Trance Dance and Chakra Dance facilitator in Hawai and San Francisco (USA) and runs conscious dance sessions fusing energy, body, soul work & movement with live-dj sessions provided by internationally recognized djs. For more information please visit www.ecstasychakradance.com
If you wish you can get in touch with Shankara at email@example.com or by phone at (0034) 630 749 572