EDUCATION & TRAINING
HINDUSTAN KALARI SANGAM & KALARIGRAM
Sept. 2019 - Present
Student of Kalaripayattu, considered to be the oldest martial art form in the world.
Taught by Lakshamn Gurukul, Shatru Gurukul & Radhika Gurukul, and Kalari masters Sajith Puliyoli, Akshay Sehkar & Nikhil Varagiri. Intermediate level.
ATTAKKALARI CENTRE FOR MOVEMENT ARTS
Sept. 2019- Sept. 2018
Graduate of the one year Diploma Program in Movement & Mixed Media.
Studied contemporary dance, Bharatnatyam (classical Indian dance) & Kalaripayyatu (martial arts) as well body conditioning, yoga, ballet, art & aesthetics.
Taught by Hemabharathy Palani, Jayachandran Palazhy, Hari Palani, Minal Prabhu & Sreerag Apu as well as various guest instructors from U.S, France, Spain, Italy, Germany & Switzlerand.
VISION INDIA FOUNDATION
June -July 2015
New Delhi, India
One of 150 delegates selected to participate in the inaugural Policy Bootcamp, a 21-day immersive residential program aimed at training young people in public policy and governance.
Was granted a partial scholarship to partake in the course in order to represent local NGO, Waste Warriors.
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO (TRINITY COLLEGE)
Sept 2010 - June 2014
Honours B.A in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies & Peace and Conflict Studies
Student Engagement in the Arts Award (2014)
Royal Bank of Canada's Emerging Scholars award for the Spur Festival, a National Festival of Politics, Arts and Ideas (2014)
Canadian Friends of Hebrew University Scholarship to attend an intensive five-week Conflict Resolution course in Israel & Palestine (2014)
Faculty of Arts and Science Scholarship (2011-2014)
May - June 2014
Awarded a bursary by the Government of Canada to participate in an intensive five-week French learning program in a small town in Quebec.
LESTER B. PEARSON UNITED WORLD COLLEGE OF THE PACIFIC
Participated in an intensive month-long international seminar (Pearson Seminar on Youth Leadership) that seeks to create future global leaders by broadening student’s perspective on key world issues, social justice and international understanding.