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 almost three decades now (since 1989), and presently continues to teach and perform with Sutra Foundation. Rathi is one of Shobana Jeyasingh Dance (SJDC)’s pioneer dancers who were employed full-time for five years (2001-2006) in London UK.
When she returned, she ventured into Education and began her journey with Fairview International School as a 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, and progressed as a Dance Educator Specialist (DES) & a Personal, Health & Social Educator from Preschool, Primary & up to Secondary levels in MAHSA International School 2018-2019. She currently continues to freelance & contribute her extensive dance experience towards the performing arts and education in Malaysia and abroad.