Rina Mehta serves as visiting and guest faculty at leading institutions around the world advancing the legacy of Pandit Chitresh Das and kathak. Currently, Rina regularly visits the Chhandam School of Kathak (SF), Sureela Academy (Denver), and Chhandam Nritya Bharati (Mumbai, India).
WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES
Rina Mehta offers lectures and workshops at colleges, universities and music and dance institutions around the world. Mehta has taught at San Francisco State University, UCLA, Chapman University, University of Denver, College of the Holy Cross, and numerous other institutions.
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, THE LEELA ACADEMY
Rina has been teaching in the greater Los Angeles area since 2008. In January 2015, she founded The Leela Academy which provides comprehensive education in kathak dance to children, teens and adults at all levels.