Nandita Behera

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Nandita Behera
Born Nandita Pattnaik
(1957-08-29) 29 August 1957 (age 59)
Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India
Occupation Odissi dancer and teacher
Nationality Odia, Indian
Period 20th century, 21st century
Website
www.odissidancecircle.com

Nandita Behera (née Pattnaik) is an Odissi dance instructor[1] and founder of Odissi Dance Circle in Cerritos, California. A student of Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra and Guru Gangadhar Pradhan, Nandita Behera has been teaching Odissi in California for the past twenty years. She was awarded Sringaramanai by Sur Singar Samsad Bombay and is also a recipient of the National Scholarship for Dance in India.[2]

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  1. ^ Inc., Active Interest Media, (2002-07 - 2002-08). Yoga Journal. Active Interest Media, Inc. pp. 95–. Retrieved 29 March 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ http://www.odissidancecircle.com/aboutgurubehera.shtml

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