“Dance Ihayami are a source of great joy. … I cannot imagine the landscape of dance in Scotland without this wonderful company”
Morag Deyes MBE, Artistic Director, Dance Base National Centre for Dance, Edinburgh

Dance Ihayami is Scotland’s Indian dance company, dedicated to Indian classical dance in its purest form, as well as the contemporisation of the dance form. The company challenges ideas about Indian classical dance and creates innovative work, regularly collaborating with different art forms and media. 

Click here for information on the DANCE IHAYAMI COMPANY (artistic director, dancers, productions)

“Ihayami means ‘I am here’. Because it is what I am doing – Dance, I am here!”
Priya Shrikumar, Artistic Director and Founder of Dance Ihayami


Dance Ihayami also runs an extensive education and community engagement programme for people of all background, age and ability:

Click here for infomation on DANCE IHAYAMI SCHOOL (class timetables, contact details for enquiries)

Click here for information on DANCE IHAYAMI'S OUTREACH PROGRAMME (community-based, Indian dance projects, contact details for enquiries) 

Latest News

Ihayami School SUMMER TERM 2016

Ihayami School SUMMER TERM runs from April to June 2016

Classes in Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Bollywood, Carnatic Vocal and Yoga

Terms starts from 11th April 2016

Full class timetable HERE

Get fit in Edinburgh with our THRAYAM Indian dance project

Get fit with Indian dance! We have daytime classes for all ages and abilities around Edinburgh. Click here for more information.







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