Our Mission.

Our goal is to empower our students by helping them develop leadership skills, gain confidence, and ultimately become better performers both on and off the stage.

The AATMA Performing Arts dance school was founded in 2009 by Amit Shah to provide a platform for the next generation of young artists to carry on their culture and bridge the gap between Indian and modern forms of movement. The school prides itself in providing a strong foundation in ballet, Indian classical dance, and modern street styles (Hip-Hop and Bollywood). We teach our students not only discipline in body movement, but the art of facial expression and stage presence while providing an understanding of lyrics and culture to enhance our students' depth of performance.

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More than a dance studio

For 13 years, we've been helping our students grow as

leaders and realize their potential.

We create a safe and professional platform for our students to shine.

CLASSES OFFERED

Now offering classes for students ages 3 and up (including adults).

BOLLYWOOD • SEMI-CLASSICAL • KATHAK
STREET JAZZ • HIP-HOP • BHANGRA
BALLET • INDO-CONTEMPORARY

STUDIO LOCATIONS

Morganville, NJ

Monroe, NJ

North Brunswick, NJ

AATMA PERFORMING ARTS

316 Tennent Road

Morganville, NJ

 

NJ CENTER OF DANCE

961 Route 33

Monroe, NJ

SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

202 North Center Drive

North Brunswick, NJ

 

Pine Brook, NJ /
Parsippany, NJ

JUST DANCE

48 US-46

Pine Brook, NJ

MEET THE TEAM

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Amit Shah

Founder & Director + 
Bollywood & Bhangra
Instructor

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SAPNA ADVANI

Assistant Director +
Bollywood & Street Jazz Instructor

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SERENA ORTIZ

Bollywood &
Indo-Contemporary
Instructor

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KATELYN
HOMER

Bollywood & Bhangra Dance Cardio
Instructor

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JAYATI
SOMANI

Kathak & Semi-Classical
Instructor

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SANGEETHA
Santhebennur

Hip-Hop
Instructor

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MICHELLE ZULUAGA

Hip-Hop / Street Jazz
Instructor

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

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FIRST PLACE

(JUNIOR CATEGORY)

DANCE PE CHANCE 2020

 

Trenton, NJ

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FIRST PLACE

(SENIOR CATEGORY)

DANCE PE CHANCE 2020

 

Trenton, NJ

FIRST PLACE

(SENIOR CATEGORY)

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FIRST PLACE

DANCE PE CHANCE 2019

State Theatre

New Brunswick, NJ

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BEST OF

THE BEST

DANCE PE CHANCE 2018

State Theatre

New Brunswick, NJ

FIRST

PLACE

DANCE PE CHANCE 2018

State Theatre

New Brunswick, NJ

SECOND
PLACE

DANCE PE CHANCE

2017

 

Plainfield High School

Plainfield, NJ

FIRST

PLACE

DANCE PE CHANCE 2016

 

State Theatre

New Brunswick, NJ

SECOND

PLACE

DANCE PE CHANCE 2014

 

State Theatre

New Brunswick, NJ

BEST OF

THE BEST

DANCE PE CHANCE 2013

State Theatre

New Brunswick, NJ

FIRST

PLACE

DANCE PE CHANCE 2013

State Theatre

New Brunswick, NJ

BEST

COSTUME

NAYA ANDAZ 2012

 

State Theatre

New Brunswick, NJ

FIRST

PLACE

NAYA ANDAZ 2012

 

State Theatre

New Brunswick, NJ

FIRST

PLACE

NAYA ANDAZ 2010

 

State Theatre

New Brunswick, NJ

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

"AATMA's instructors have a unique style of dancing and teaching, and yet all of them coordinate and merge their styles effortlessly and transfer them to our kids. Parents of new students will soon realize that they have introduced their kids to the right dance academy/institute where the teachers are so creative and dedicated to their art and so passionate about imparting their skills to the young students."

—  Natasha B.

Parent of AATMA Students

 
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Or email us: info@aatmaperformingarts.com