Navatman Summer Camp and Intensive 2024

July 15 - 26 - Two weeks, Mon-Fri

Looking for a way to connect your child to Indian culture? Want to evoke an interest in the classical arts? Eager to take your child’s training to the next level?

Navatman’s summer camp and intensive has something for everyone – from beginners to advanced, from kids age 6+ looking to explore and find joy in the Indian arts, to serious dancers and musicians age 10-18 looking to deepen their training.

Join our world-class faculty to inspire, excite, and launch to a new level of connection and performance in Indian classical dance and music. All children will find significant improvement in their form and capability and discover/rediscover joy in the Indian arts through the immersive summer camp experience.

Contact us with any questions at [email protected]

At a glance:


Week 1: July 15-19

Week 2: July 22-26

10am - 5pm EST Monday through Friday


In-person at the Navatman Studio

38 W 32nd St, Suite 300

New York, NY 10001


Students ages 6 - 18 + brave adults! (We have a good number of high schoolers)

Beginner/intermediate kids ages 6+ who are looking to explore and find joy in the Indian arts

Serious dancers and musicians ages 10-18


Extra early registration by Feb. 26th (15% off) - $715 for 1 week, $1340 for both weeks

Early registration by Mar. 31 (10% off) - $755 for 1 week, $1420 for 2 weeks

Regular registration after Mar. 31 - $840 for 1 week, $1580 for 2 week

Early drop-off (9-9:45AM) and/or late pick-up (5:15-6PM) - $50 per week


Beginner students will learn the fundamentals of Kathak, Bharatanatyam, kalaripayattu, yoga, music, theater, and abhinaya. 

Advanced students will learn 1-2 full items during the camp in Kathak, Bharatanatyam, and vocals. We will cover abhinaya and natyashastra/abhinaya darpana theory as well as bhedas, viniyogas, choreography, and analysis of performance. (This is a must for Navatman’s Junior Troupe participants)


The full day runs from 10am - 5pm Monday through Friday. Each day consists of 6 one-hour classes plus a one-hour lunch break. The exact class schedule will be announced closer to the date of the camp.

Early drop-off (9-9:45AM) and late pick-up (5:15-6PM) are available for an extra fee.

How do I register?

Step 1: Click "Register Here" at the top of the registration page, select your registration option, and add to cart.

Step 2: Click "Go to cart" and proceed to checkout

Step 3: Before completing payment, you will be asked to enter your child's name, and sign a liability waiver.

Step 4: Once registered, you will receive an email receipt. We will send follow up with all further schedule details etc closer to the date of the camp.


“Our kids have gone to the Navatman summer camp for 2 years now. We sent them to the summer camp the first year to get them familiar with Indian classical music and dance. The experience was so good that we ended up signing them for classes for the whole year and are now a part of the Navatman community….The summer camp helped develop the love for music and dance in our kids in a very short time and also during the second summer camp the growth for our son in music was phenomenal. We would highly recommend the summer camp for anyone looking to develop an initial interest or accelerate their learning.”

- Gautam and Priya, members of the Navatman fam

"Navatman is important to me because I have been here for as long as I can remember and I cannot imagine my life without it. I enjoy every class here and I love that I am always in an open learning environment. I don’t think I would love dance and music as much as I do if I learned anywhere else. The teachers and students I train with are the sweetest people ever. And I love the community dynamics we have here. Love you all."

- Suhani, student

"I love Navatman because I go there a lot and if I am having problems they are going to help me, no matter what. Even if I get in trouble, they are still there for me... I came to Navatman when I was 4. I really like dancing. And I really wouldn’t be at Navatman still, if the people here weren’t super amazing and fun."

- Navya, student

"Navatman is like a second home to me. The teachers are very nice and show that they care by pushing you to become a better dancer/singer and person. Navatman is a safe place where I can be me and not what people expect me to be. I also love that there are always new opportunities and lessons. It takes my mind away from anything stressful and just allowed me to have fun. I love Navatman and always will."

- Saara, student

"I love Navatman because it feels like a community and family. The teachers are really kind and help me do my best as a dancer and person."

- Shireen, student

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