Meet the Team
Rohit Ramachandran, Instructor
Rohit graduated with a distinction in Attakkalari's Diploma in Movement Arts and Mixed Media and he has studied and trained in Bharatnatyam, Ballet and Contemporary dance techniques. He has great energy and teaches a super-fun class!
Jyothi Poruri, Instructor
Jyothi is a bharathanatyam dancer and has trained extensively in this art form. After dancing her way through college, she established a classical dance school in Pittsburgh for a few years. While she perfected the classical art form, Jyothi is also passionate about folk and bollywood dancing. After moving to Austin, she decided to pursue her interest in Bollywood dancing and found the perfect opportunity with Agni. Jyothi has taught Bollywood fitness classes with Bollywood Shake for 2 years and with Agnifit for a year. She is now an instructor with the Agni dance academy and has 4 recitals under her belt!
Venkatesh Acharya, Instructor
Born and brought up in a small town on the shores of sun kissed Arabian Sea, Udupi in India. Udupi is famous for food, music and dance. Venkatesh grew up eating, dancing while enjoying music. He has learnt classical dance form Bharathanatyam, and Yakshagaana the folk style. He grew up watching Bollywood movies and dance. He used to be the official choreographer for all the dance events at his high school, college and his family functions. He has Zumba, Strong, Aqua, and BollyX certifications. He is trained to teach fitness classes to seniors as well. Come and enjoy one of his fun packed Bollywood fitness classes. You will leave the class wanting to dance more.
Rachna Nambiar Jain, Instructor
Rachna is a computer engineer by day, a full-time mommy and an avid dancer/foodie/Netflix-binge-watcher the rest of the time! She is from Bangalore and has grown up on Bollywood movies, music and dance. She has been dancing since childhood, exploring different styles of dance and music, but Bollywood is what makes her foot tap and her heart beat just a little bit more. What better way to make fitness routine fun and exciting than Bollywood's colorful and vibrant rhythms and moods! She has received Zumba training and is a BollyX certified instructor. Come join her in this super-fun dance fitness party at AgniFit!
Arthy Saravanan, Instructor
Arthy began as a trained Bharatnatyam dancer and has evolved to enjoy all forms of Bollywood dancing! She loves to incorporate the fun part of dance with fitness and has found her niche in bollywood fitness! When she's not dancing, Arthy practices as a physician in the Austin community. She is married and has two little girls.