Welcome

“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 2017

Our Summer term of classes starts from 18th April 2017. Classes in Bharatanatyam, Bollywood, Kathak, Yoga, Kalaripayattu, and Carnatic music. Join us!

Free taster class.

Click here for more information

Spring UTSAV-Festival of Indian dance & music, workshops & food

Our first UTSAV Spring Festival was a great success! We are already looking forward to next year's - bigger and better.

School

EDINBURGH

GLASGOW

FALKIRK

DUNDEE

LIVINGSTON

 

Funders & Supporters