Dancer | Choreographer | Dance Teacher | Dance Educator Specialist (DES)
Rathimalar Govindarajoo (Rathi) specialises in Indian Classical Odissi, Bharata Natyam and Modern Contemporary dance. She spent her formative years with Sutra Dance Theatre for over two decades and continues to teach and perform with Sutra Foundation. She worked full-time as one of the pioneer dancers of Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company (SJDC) London, UK for five years.
When she returned, she ventured into Education and began her journey with Fairview International School Dance Educator in the Middle Year Program (IB) for two years, and later a Dance Educator Specialist (DES) in the GCSE Secondary syllabus in Help International School from 2016 to 2018. Currently, she is a Dance Educator Specialist (DES) in the Preschool, Primary & Secondary syllabus in MAHSA International School, and she continues to contribute her extensive dance experience towards the performing arts and education in Malaysia and abroad.