Rafia Sultana Rasu
Manipuri and Indian Dance Instructor
Rafia S. Rasu, an internationally renowned Manipuri dancer. She started her lessons in Indian classical dance when she was six years old and continued her training under different "gurus" in Manipuri classical dance style. She graduated with an 8 year course on Manipuri dance from Chhayanaut Sangeet Bidyayatan, Bangladesh. She had opportunities to train with highly reputable and known dance artists. She taught Manipuri Dance in Chhayanaut Sangeet Bidyayatan for eight years before she left for the USA. She was a dance teacher at Houston, Texas from 2001-2005. Since 2005 she is teaching Manipuri classical dance at City in Motion School of Dance. She wants to keep the rich techniques of Manipuri classical dance alive around the world by continuing her work as a dance artist by performing and teaching.
Rafia teaches World Dance: Manipuri.