Reenee Khanna – Teacher and Founder
Reenee brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in Indian dance. She shares her passion for dance with her students and ensures each student receives the training they need to reach their creative potential.
Dancing since childhood, she began her training in Toronto with Ramya Kumar of Paayal Dance Academy
where she learned semi-classical and Indian folk dance. She later moved to Mumbai, India to train in Kathak and Bollywood under the renowned Madhumati as well as the well respected Saroj Khan.
Through her dance career Reenee has participated in numerous stage shows and competitions in Toronto and in Bollywood. She has earned many accolades and awards for her work.
Outside of dance, Reenee holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, York University as well as a B Math from the University of Waterloo. She is an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant and Herbalist.
Saadia Esat – Marketing and Teaching Assistant
Saadia comes from a background in jazz funk, but is now training in elements of Classical Indian and Bollywood dance. She is excited to be able to share her journey with the students while assisting in class. Saadia has performed in a diversity of Bollywood and jazz funk events as she progresses her career in the performance industry.
When she’s not dancing, Saadia is completing her Master of Education at the University of British Columbia in Adult Learning and Global Change. She also holds a post-graduate certificate from Wilfrid Laurier University in Digital Marketing.