“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

DANCE IHAYAMI's 'Silent Space' @ Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016

Dance Ihayami will be premiering its brand new production SILENT SPACE at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016. Running 5th to 14th (except 8th) August, 13.00, at Dance Base (Venue 22)

For more information and to book your tickets, click HERE 


Ihayami School AUTUMN TERM 2016

Ihayami School AUTUMN TERM runs from September to December 2016

Classes in Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Bollywood, Carnatic music, Hindustani music, and Yoga

Classes in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Falkirk, Livingston, and Kirkcaldy

Terms starts from 9th September 2016

Full class timetable COMING SOON!







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