Satish - Professional dancer and choreographer

A respected Bharatanatyam performer, choreographer, teacher and nattuvangam(cymbals) artist from the Netherlands. His dance and choreography skills marked him out as unique, and maintaining respect for tradition.  

In 1989 he started his Bharatanatyam dance course with guru Smt. Margaret Verkijk (Holland). She was student from one of the first bharatanatyam dance teachers in Holland guru Smt. Rajamani Knols . Afther 3 years of very good training in the basics of bharatanatyam,  Satishkoemar asked to participate in a dance drama ‘Krishna leela’ choreographed by guru Smt. Shakuntala Devi (Founder of Kalasurabhi in Holland) . She trained bharatanatyam under guidence of guru Smt. Rukmini Devi Arundale founder of Kalakshetra (Chennai-India) .  She continued giving classes to him and learned him how to teach in bharatanatyam . Afther 5 years of very good and diciplined dance training and teaching skills in bharatanatyam he continued his course under guidance of the great and lovely guru Smt. Geeta Ramlal- Joeglal (Holland) , who has trained at the Kalakshetra Institute (Chennai- India). from who he got the blessings to do in 2000 his Arangetram (dance debuut) in the Ayappa Temple (Delhi-India).  

To develops his artistic skills in the art of Bharatanatyam  he follows masterclasses by guru Smt. Malati Shrinivasan and guru Sri Jitinder in Chennai-India. 

In 2004 Mr. Peter Biemans (director), Mrs. Lea van Rossum(secretary) and Sri Satishkoemar Myre-Makhan (financial and artisticdirector), established this dance foundation in the Netherlands. They created a new framework for Indian Classical dance and social-cultural range of music, dance and theater. 

On June 18th 2016 he received the “Abhinaya Chudamani Award” (Abhinaya = facial expression, Chudamani = crown jewel) from Mr. and Mw.Vadivel ( Arulmigu Sri Arunachaleswarar temple in Beverwijk/Netherlands). 

Sinds 2019 he collaborate with the great Kathak artist and Guru Richa Chandra, founder of Indian Rhythms in Norway. And started conduct bharatanatyam classes in Oslo (Norway).

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