Nritya Kala Mandir
(School of Indian Classical Dance) 

Our Team

Jenita Thakore  (Folk- Fusion Instructor)


Jenita Thakore  is classically trained under Shri. Elacshi Thakore from Nritya Bharti for 5 years and performed her Arangetrum in June 2003.  She has her folk dance training since age 6 from her Guru/ Mother Ms. Pinky Thakore of Nartnad Dance Group. Currently having her advance training with Mrs. Kanan Bhatt.

Her family background of veteran artists, from Stage and TV, has added to her allround creative abilties. Currently also active with Swar Sadhana Music School and Music Lovers Club and was the Host of Vocal Contest 2009. Jenita has won accolades for number of dance performances,Plays, anchoring and fashion shows with Milind Soman, Meher Jessia, etc. and also an ad film with Jackie Shroff.

She can be reached at (416) 846 7889 or mail to [email protected]


Mudra Bhatt Lakhia  (Academic and Administrative Coordinator)


 Mudra Bhatt Lakhia, is a dedicated learner of diverse art forms. Mudra began her basic training in dance at a tender age of 5 under the guidance of her mother and Guru Ms. Kanan Bhatt, Founder Director of Nritya Kala Mandir.

Since 1995, Mudra has given numerous group and solo performances of Bollywood, Classical and Folk styles as part of Nritya Kala Mandir troupe, in India and in Canada. In 2007, Mudra performed her Bharatanatyam Arangetram, a 3 hour classical dance solo recital, in presence of 400 attendees, in Toronto, Canada.

Mudra has also choreographed several dance pieces that have been performed at dance competitions and community events across GTA. Mudra emphasizes on practicing till perfection while mentoring young dancers at Nritya Kala Mandir.

 She is currently the Academic and Administrative coordinator and is managing the Vaughan, Brampton & Ajax Center of Nritya Kala Mandir 

Mudra Bhatt Lakhia can be reached at (647) 771 6498.