Lalita Shivani is an artist, dancer and creative person from Moscow, Russia. At the age of 5, she began studying choreography, ballet, ballroom dance, and has since studied all kinds of different dance including belly dancing, modern, jazz, hip-hop, African and Indian dances along with Balinese and Sufi dances. She began singing in 2006, and in 2010 began studying mantra, kirtan and bhajan. She has also studied the Vedas, Ayurveda, yoga, nada yoga, meditation, pujas and ceremony, and Sanskrit.
Lalita is the author of the “Shiva Shakti” dance meditation and and “The Divine Dance of Shakti”. These practices of self-healing include collective singing of ancient sounds along with an alignment of the body with the soul and mind, meditation, stretching and yoga techniques with dance to enable one to express their inner feelings through movement. Each session is for 1.5 hours and is performed with music specially composed for these meditations by composer Sattyananda from India.
Lalita believes that dance has the power to heal and is a spiritual part of the evolution of ones personality. Dance is the language of communication of souls and is the best way to express feelings which are often difficult for us to express in words.