Meet The Staff
Ramona Devi Singh
Ramona Devi Singhi She studied Bharata Natyam and Kuchipudi dance styles extensively under the late “Sudarkodi” Padma Ramanathan, with Raja Rajeshwari at the Padmalaya Dance Academy. In 2002, she began working with the Rajkumari Cultural Center, appearing in their annual Kitchrie festivals and theater productions, and studied Indo-Caribbean music and dance traditions – Tan Sangeet Music/Rajdhar Dance, Baithak Ki Gana Music/Lounda Ki Nauch Dance, and Mariamman Music and Dance Theater with custodians from Guyana, Trinidad and Suriname. She studied traditional Women Songs with Smt. Bhagmatti Ragubir and Seorie Autar. In 2004 she began studying Kathak with Romanee R. Kalicharran. Ramona’s wider artistic abilities and interests include classical and ghazal singing which she studied under Kinnear and Payal Seen.
Mohini Kavita Tajeshwar
Mohini is a graduate student at the East-West School of Dance, founded by Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati (Ramamurti S. Mishra M.D.) of the Ananda Ashram in Monroe New York. She studied under Pandit Satya Narayana Charka, distinguished Kathak dancer, internationally acclaimed Choreographer, and performer. Mohini also collaborated with Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati. In 2010 she successfully completed her degree in Kathak Dance under the syllabus of International Schools of East-West Unity (Gurukula) Inc. Mohini recently graduated from Berkeley College with an A.S.S in Fashion Marketing and Management and currently pursuing a Psychology Degree at Hunter College CUNY; interdisciplinary with Physical Therapy.