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ARPAN Dance Academy

Offering lessons on Indian Classical Dance "Kathak", Semi Classical & Folk dances 

  Kathak, one of the major Indian classical dance form is characterized by rhythmic footwork and danced under the weight of more than 100 ankle bells, spectacular spins, and the dramatic representation of themes and drama. 

The influence of Kathak is visible in the Spanish and Flamenco Tradition.

 Director of ARPAN, Mrs Bratati Saha, an authentic Kathak ( Indian Classical Dance) performer and choreographer, is offering KATHAK & Semi-Classical  Dance lessons in Ashburn area 

ARPAN is affiliated with legendary Pracheen Kala Kendra of India and students are honored with degrees & certificates from Pracheen Kala Kendra upon completion of their yearly exam.

Arpan Dance Academy is now enrolling !!

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National Public Radio (WAMU 88.5 Mhz) had interviewed students Arpan Dance Academy for their program "Metro Connection" and broadcasted this on Jan 20, 2012.

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