Elena works as Dance Lecturer at Kingston University, where she teaches Odissi dance (technique, repertoire and composition), Yoga, Dance Anthropology and Research Skills to undergraduate students.
She often organises workshops for adults interested in learning Indian classical dance both at the amateur and professional level. She has also offered lecture-demonstrations aimed at introducing the audience to the philosophical and cultural aspects of Odissi dance. Elena offers private tuitions in Odissi and bespoke Yoga sessions.
Over the last 4 years, Elena has also planned and delivered special workshops for children based on or inspired by Hindu mythology and Odissi dance. In teaching Indian classical dance to children, Elena employs an innovative and engaging approach, which emphasises storytelling and creativity, while developing technical and expressive skills.
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