Soorya Arts Academy is a traditional Indian Dance and music school in Los Angeles founded by Guru Sushma Mohan. The school trains students in Bharathanatyam – traditional South Indian dance, Carnatic music – traditional South Indian and mrudangam – South Indian drum. Students of all ages are enrolled. Classes are held in West Hills, Canoga Park and Woodland Hills.
- Basic Adavu – 10-14 months
- Advanced Adavu – 1-2 years
- Basic Songs – small shloka, little songs – 1-3 years
- Technical items – Level 1 – Alaripu, Jathiswaram, Stuti, Todayam. (2-4 years)
- Technical items – Level 2 – Stuti, Shabdam, devaroanama. (4-5 years)
- Technical Items – Level 3 – Varnam, Jaavali, Padam, Thillana. (6-8 years)
Time frame is appoximate. Students may take more or less time to master their skills.
Guru Sushma Mohan