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I taught a 1 week Bharatanatyam residency at a local STEM elementary…

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#natyamnaatak - "Why Don’t We Have Class?"

I recently took a weekend off for wedding anniversary travel,…

#natyamnaatak - "Stage Anxiety (Not to the Max)"

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#natyamnaatak - "APOLOGIES, APOLOGIES..."

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#natyamnaatak - "IT SMELLS LIKE..."

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