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31st March 2017
Gurukul Opens Door to another new Studio in JLT!

Gurukul Dubai opens its doors to a well-developed facility in Jumeirah Lake Towers. Our second home is also a fully licensed and KHDA approved unit with the best possible trainers lead by none other than Guru Pali Chandra. We offer you a system of dance education paralleled to none in the world - ISTD, UK; more than a 100 years old  organisation that is recognised for its quality and consistency, a world-renowned system that gives you internationally recognised credits for your years of dedication to an art form (Qualification Credit Framework).

Paliji's persona is reflected in every student of Gurukul and we promise you the best seamless experience of learning with us.



14th April 2017
ISTD Examinations 2017 kick start at Gurukul

Gurukul Dubai in line with its vision and mission has been training studenst under the guidance of ISTD-UK ( and is yet again readyy to take on the biggest set of students through this years' examination - to help them, besides learning kathak, accumulate recognised credits towards their education and careers. 200 plus registered students of Gurukul are busy preparing for the exam. 

16th September 2016
Taalmala By Pali Chandra

16th Sep - Taalmala - 7pm to 9 pm. Paliji will be performing on the 16th of September at The Indian Consulate and all of you are invited. Please register your names with me or Janice so that we can inform the Consulate to prepare themselves mentally for the audience. 
Well - what is Taalmala? A presentation  by Guru Pali Chandra on her mastery over taals or rhythm cycles. The similarities and differences between the 4 major taals used in kathak - Teental, Jhaptaal, Ektaal and Dhamaartaal. Complex choreographies of a level rarely seen in Dubai. She will be accompanied on stage by her students who are getting ready for their Rangmanch Pravesh. This will be followed by yet another feast for our artistic souls. Paliji has been awarded the prestigious Lacchhu Maharaj Award for her abhinaya or art of expression. She will showcase this through compositions on Thumri, Kajari, Chaiti and Dadra. Top notch musicians from Lucknow are travelling to accompany her on stage and bring this production to life.