Meet The Team
Shifu Rajesh Kumar (Shi Yan Xiang)
Inspiration and Guide
Shifu Rajesh Kumar, disciple of Shaolin Temple China is well known martial artist. He has been a founding guide and inspiration at Versatile Dance Academy. He has spent several years in the comparative study of all types of martial arts styles. He had used these insight to develop the core set of techniques and principles that extend through the various open hand, grappling and weapon systems. He is associated with the Songshan Shaolin Temple, China.
Rajesh Kumar is a renowned dance choreographer based in Dwarka, Delhi. With over 15+ years of experience, he is proficient in several dance forms including classical Kathak, Mayurbhanj Chhau, Jazz (Street Jazz, Bollywood Jazz and Funk), Contemporary and Bollywood.
Rajesh Kumar is also a certified trainer for physical fitness programs such as Aerobics, Basic Shaolin Kung Fu Warrior Workout, Yoga and Power Yoga. He has been trained for Shaolin KUNG FU Martial Arts under 34th generation monk shifu Shi Yan Xiang. He also holds a diploma as Yoga Teacher and has been trained from The International Shivananda Vedanta Yoga Center (Kerala).
Rajesh has extensive experience in choreographing and managing musical theatricals, stage shows and dance competitions. He is currently associated with Iqbal Durrani Acting Institute as a Sr. Dance Teacher. He has organized several highly successful corporate events such as those with Rockland Hospital, Max Hospital, Select city walk Mall, Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Times Of India, Hindustan Times, Genpect Company, Dwarka Ramleela Society, Dwarka Raahgiri.
Rajesh recognizes the tremendous potential that children have and hence has been closely associated with teaching and training them. He has successfully choreographed several magnificent annual day programs and school events in institutes like New Era Public School, Sachdeva Globel School, Shemrock, Shemford School, MDH School, Saraswati Model School, Small Wonders, Dhoon Foundation.
Rajesh Kumar – Founder and Artistic Director
He has been invited as an esteemed judge at dance competitions and colleges. To name a few he has been a judge at I.T.S College of Pharmacy, Delhi Dance Competition ,Junior Delhi Dance Competition, PVA Films Studio with Singer Shemsher Mehandi , Kawali Dance & Music Competition in Sarvodhya Bal Vidhyalaya(vikaspuri) and Top Of Delhi Awards – 2008
A passionate dancer and a skilled teacher, Rajesh Kumar is recognized as a cutting edge choreographer, whose work is abstract, creative, sensitive and multi-dimensional. His love and devotion for dance and his desire to enlighten, forms the backbone of his teaching.
Founder and Artistic Director
Nisha Dixit is a Reebok University Master Trainer as well as a certified Health and Fitness instructor from the Reebok College of Sports. She is a certified personal trainer with over 12+ yrs. of experience.
Nisha is has graduated in Kathak from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad. She is trained in Mayurbhanj Chau & Release Contemporary from Natya Ballet Center. She also has formal training in Jazz, Salsa, Bollywood, Western Freestyle and Folk dance forms.
Nisha is a reputed, experienced and a much sought after personal trainer for yoga & modern Dance Aerobics. She has been conducting Fitness Aerobics & Dance Workshops for kids, women, men and also senior citizens helping them to uncover the potential of their talent and lead active and fit lives.
Nisha been a part of the Dance-in Education Program and covered several schools as a part of this program. She has choreographed Annual Days & Aerobics Sports Day in schools, colleges and corporate organizations. To name a few she has been closely engaged with organizations like Paramount Intl. School, MBS Intl. School, MDH Intl. School, MRV Intl. School, Shemrock School, Sanskar Intl. School, Kendriya Vidhyalya, Sarvodya Vidhyalya, Dhoon Foundation, Genpact, Guru Nanak Dev Poltechnic, MDH Pvt Ltd and AAIPS Institute.
Owing to her deep knowledge in the subject she has been invited as an honorary judge at several dance competitions. Listing a few, she has been invited as a judge for Dance competition at St. Mary School, Queens Valley Inter School Dance Competition, Bal Bharti Inter School Dance Competition Dwarka, ZONAL Folk Dance and “Delhi Little Champs-2011”
Nisha holds several awards to her credit. Some of her achievements include awards for Best performance in Dwarka Ramleela 2015, SHAKTI Award 2011 For Best Choreographer /Teacher. She performed at State Level Rajasthani Folk Dance for Chief Minister Sheila Dixit 2009 stood 1st.
Nisha is a dedicated, enthusiastic and extremely talent dancer who goes and extra mile to bring out the best in her students.
Choreogrpher and Teacher
Aman is formally trained in dance study program from Big Dance in 2015 and dance course from SDIPA (Shiamak). He has extensive experience as a professional dance teacher. He has strong knowledge of different dance styles (Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet, House, Dance hall). He bring with him a great sense of quality music and ability to design innovative dance steps.
Aman's strengths are his ability to forming teams amongst the students based on their age group and applying different & suitable teaching technique for each age group. He provides information about origin of a particular dance form to the students through interesting stories and also conducts physical exercises for each student. He is dedicated and guides each student personally & assisting them though continous encouragment and appreciation.
Aman holds to his credit several dance performances such as participation in Cultural program of Gen X Dance Academy, Show of Prakshepan NGO, Dance competition of Versatile Dance & music society,Shiamak’s Summer Funk Show.
Aman also qualified for the Dance India Dance