Vichaar highlighted by the Bipartisan Congressional STEAM Caucus
I am so happy to announce that Vichaar made its way to the Bipartisan Congressional STEAM Caucus to "advocate for policy changes that will encourage educators to integrate arts, broadly defined, with traditional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math curriculum."
First episode of Vichaar: an introduction
Vichaar: Episode 1
I am excited to present the first episode of Vichaar. Here, I give an overview of this production , where each month I will take an aspect of Bharatanatyam and discuss its neuroscientific basis. This video gives a flavor of what's to come in the coming months. The transcript for this video can be found below and here.
Vichaar covered by the Arts Education Partnership (AEP)
Introducing Vichaar: an exploration of the convergence of dance and science
For Brain Awareness Week 2022, I will release a series called "Vichaar". This Sanskrit word means "thought, perception, reflection, or contemplation. Each month, I will take an aspect of Bharatanatyam e.g. rhythm, creativity, movement, proprioception, and talk about its neuroscientific basis. Keep an eye out at this space for more information at this space starting March 15th, 2022! I look forward to hearing from you!