Indian Classical Dances have gained an impeccable position in the world of dance with their colourful presentation and strong abhinaya element. Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam, Kathakali,Kuchipudi, Kathak, Odissi, Manipuri and Sattriya are the eight Indian Classical Dances approved by the Sangeet Natak Academy of India. Natanam Academy of Dance and Arts, is the humble effort of Shyama Warrier to introduce Bharatanatyam and Mohiniyattam to the western world and the Indian diaspora who would like to rejuvenate their cultural roots in a foreign country. Shyama gives Bharatanatyam and Mohiniyattam classes for children and adults in Amstelveen and Eindhoven.