My Engagements

So excited to be sharing the Hindu Vedic Arts of healing at the following events!



Photo by Joseph Barrett

presented by Breath of Life and Tantra Wellness

Henna an Tarot by Raka Bandyo



Annual Jagganath Ratha Yatha Celebration 

Odissi dance presentation by Raka Bandyo


Saturday Night Alive 

Odissi dance presentation by Raka Bandyo


BhaktiFest Reunion Online

Odissi dance presentation by Raka Bandyo


Winter Solstice Celebration and Market
Supercharge! Foods Madison, WI

Henna Service, Unique Art Pieces, Tarot, & Specials for 2020 Advanced Bookings


IGSA Diwali Celebration : Nov 17th 5pm
Free : UW Madison Shannon Hall

Performance by members of the Karmicflower Dance Company as part of this evenings celebrations. Here’s a sneak peak from our last rehearsal.


Meditation : Nov 10 & 24 : 7-8:30pm   @ Main Street Yoga : Madison, WI

In honor of the SUN, the awakener of the spirit, this donation based offering will explore poetry, chants, breath, and movement as meditation practices.


Beginning Odissi Dance : Nov 8th – Dec 20th : Kingfisher Yoga : Lodi, WI 

This six session series of classes will run from 6:30-8:30pm on Fridays Nov 8th, 15th, and 22nd and Dec 6th, 13th, and 20th. We will focus on the sacred geometry of the body in this classical Indian dance form, learning the basic stances, steps, and mudras which form the vocabulary of this dance, preparing the body and spirit for its integration.


BhaktiFest – Sept 25 to 29 – Joshua Tree, CA

During this event I will perform several Odissi dance choreographies by the late Padma Vibhusan Kelucharun Mohapatra at the event’s main stage.


Hiawatha Music Festival – July 19-21 – Marquette Tourist Park, Marquette, MI

Join me for two Odissi dance workshops that include live music during the festival as well as a performance with the Indian Fusion Band – Sumkali


Celebrating the Ten Avatars (Dashavatar) Flyer

Ayurveda Wellness Workshop – Intro To Vedic Astrology – Saturday, Apr 27th at 2-4pm

Monona Yoga Center – 320 W Broadway, Ste C Monona, WI 53716

Jyotish is the ancient Rishis Yantra and method for reading the stories of the soul. In this class we will explore the question ‘Who am I’ from the birth chart. We will discuss houses, constellations, and planets, how to read north and south style charts, as well as some of the adjustments and validation of time methods.


 2019 Monday Night Meditations for the Moon : Exploration of Various Meditation Techniques : Sankrit Chanting, Pranayama (Breath), Qigong and Chakras

Main Street Yoga – 1882 E Main St., Madison, WI

January – May 2019


Ayurveda Wellness Workshop – Self care Rituals – Saturday, March 16 at 2-4pm

Monona Yoga Center – 320 W Broadway, Ste C Monona, WI 53716

We are each manifested from the 5 elements and experience existence through our 5 senses. Ayurveda teaches us that cleaning routines and daily self-loving practices help to heal, balance, and nourish us. In this workshop we will explore various Ayurvedic tools and regular home care practices to nourish and support you. Love your body through all of your 5 senses!


DANCE – Performance, Workshops, and Individual or Group Dance Lessons


Chris Maitzen artistic rendition of performance by Karmic Flower Dance Co. in 2017


Ayurveda Wellness Workshop – Food and Digestion – Saturday, January 19 at 2-4pm

Monona Yoga Center – 320 W Broadway, Ste C Monona, WI 53716

In this session we will discuss foods, different diets, what happens during digestion, how improper digestion leads to imbalance in the body, how taste relates to the different elements to become our body, and more.


Ayurveda Wellness Workshop Series Fall/Winter 2018

Monona Yoga Center – 320 W Broadway, Ste C Monona, WI 53716AyurvedaWellnessMYC.jpg

Odissi – Classical Indian Temple Dances – 2018 Drop In Classes:

Euphoria Movement Arts – Madison, WI. Sundays at 6:15pm

Main Street Yoga – Madison, WI Mondays at 7:30pm


May 11 to 13  – Joshua Tree, CA

During this event I will perform one Odissi dance choreography by the late Padma Vibhusan Kelucharun Mohapatra each evening at the event’s main stage.

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Madison Area Wellness Community Fair – April 28th, 2018

Wil-mar Neighborhood Center – 953 Jenifer St, Madison, WI 53703

During this event the Karmicflower Dance Company will perform Odissi dances and my Ayurvedic colleagues Sarah Barasch, Julie McKnight, Leslie Setzer and I will share delicious food samples and present home practices to assist with relaxation, circulation, and the bodies natural cleansing processes.


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