Sudakshina started her dance journey at the young age of 4. She trained in Kolkata, West Bengal under Guru Keka Chatterjee, Guru Abhay Pal, and Guru Kohinoor Sen Barat. She has also done workshops under Rama Vaidyanathan and trained in Pune under Guru Uma Tillak. She is trained in both the kalakshetra and pandanallur style of Bharatnatyam.
She is also trained in several other dance forms including Contemporary, Bollywood, Folk, and Rabindra Nritya. She has participated in many dance competition all over India and taught all ages and levels at various studios, events and managed the creative vision of the group. Her choreography has won many accolades throughout India as well as in US.
Sudakshina Mukherjee now is the aritistic director and choreographer for Atlanta Nritya Academy. She has taken ANA from a small school, started in her garage, to gaining national success such as being Semi- Finalists twice in the coveted Zee TV dance show Dance USA Dance. They also won first place in the Dance Fever competition judged by Geeta Kapoor among other accolades. But above all she wants to spread the love and joy of Indian dance to all.
Artistic Advisor: Kohinoor Sen Barat
Sudakshina's current Guru is Guru Kohinoor Sen Barat and still takes advisement from him.
He is the artistic director of Shingan Dance Academy in Kolkata, West Bengal. Sudakshina has trained and been certified under this school. Kohinoor Sen Barat is a revered dance maestro who's work has been showcased all over from TV to famous stages. He trains his students in Bharatnatyam and Creative dance forms such as Bengali folk and Rabindra Nritya. His work is respected and honored throughout the state and Sudakshina continues to learn from him every time she visits Kolkata.