Smt. Kaushiki Chakraborty, Hindustani
Smt. Kaushiki Chakraborty is an Indian classical vocalist. Groomed at Sangeet Research Academy, she is an acclaimed exponent of the Patiala gharana and her repertoire covers Khayals and semi-classical Thumris. She is the recipient of the 2005 BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music in the Asia-Pacific category.
Shri Sandeep Narayan, Carnatic Vocal
Sandeep Narayan is one of the most sought-after vocalists in Carnatic music today. Being the first US-born-and-raised musician to move to India to take up Carnatic music as a full-time career, Sandeep is breaking boundaries and is proud to be a role model for many aspiring musicians. He is the recipient of many awards including the Sangeet Natak Akademi’s Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar, and the Kala Ratna and Yuva Purandara Award.
Isha Samskriti, Bharatanatyam
Isha Samskriti was founded by Sadhguru and is envisioned as an offering to children. It provides an ideal environment for children to unfold in harmony within themselves and with the world around them.
A unique blend of Yogic practices, Indian classical arts such as Bharatanatyam, classical music, and martial arts such as Kalaripayattu, bring balance and stability to the child’s body and mind. These intricate art forms have been used for thousands of years – not as entertainment or a hobby, but as a spiritual process. Sanskrit – a language unparalleled in its spiritual significance, forms a major part of their learning process. The children also study English and basic Mathematics.