“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~ Mark Twain
In the first of our new series of interviews with people who’ve pursued their passion and taken up in their lives things they love, we interview Swara Patel.
Swara is an MBA from MET, Mumbai, a passionate dancer, entrepreneur, dance educationist, member of international dance council and now a dance therapist certified by CDI France and CMTAI. She was inspired to start her current venture, Rhythmus HappyFeet Dance Academy (RHF), in 2011 along with her friend and now co-founder Deepika Ravindran.
RHF specializes in teaching children dance with a unique approach of developmentally appropriate music and syllabus. RHF also provides a certified Ballet curriculum in affiliation with Ballet Manila, the Philippines.
Swara also has been conducting training workshops for school teachers with an objective to give children an active learning environment and has reached a milestone in introducing Agile Kids – a dance and creative movement program specially designed for schools bringing in kinesthetic teaching and learning
In this interview with The Life School, Swara speaks about her passion for dance and teaching this art to kids, and what keeps her inspired in doing so. Let’s start right away.