?Dr. Bhavana Narayanan, an Ayurvedic physician by qualification was initiated into Bharatanatyam at the age of 7 under the guidance of Guru. Smt. Dakshayani Ramachandran (niece of Dr. Padma Subramaniam). She went on to perform at various dance and temple festivals for nearly a decade. She then started training in Kuchipudi under the tutelage of Guru. Dr. Madhavi Mallampalli and went on to win accolades and appreciation for her interpretation and presentation at performances.