The Guru

 Sridevi Ajai Thirumalai


Natyamani School of Dance


Smt. Sridevi Ajai Thirumalai is a well-known exponent of Bharathanatyam and one of the leading artists in the Boston area. She has trained under Gurus Padmini Ramachandran, Narmada and Rhadha in the Vazhuvoor style of Bharathanatyam. Sridevi has performed extensively in India and the US. Her production Shiva Shakti, with which she toured 15 cities in the US, received rave reviews. She is the founder and Director of Natyamani School of Dance, through which she is dedicated to propagating this divine art form. Sridevi along with her students has helped various charitable organizations with their fundraisers. She is an excellent teacher, and a strict disciplinarian in maintaining the traditions of Bharathanatyam and bringing out the best in her students.