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Devotional Dance Intensive

Five Day Intensive

with two dedicated, passionate masters of Sacred Goddess Temple Dance


Tejaswini Gautam an accompished Classical Odissi Temple Arts master




ZaRa the creatrix of Raks Kheperu - Sacred Temple Bellydance 


Join us & dance with heart

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Embody the goddess

with feminine dance, beauty, art,

nature & ceremony

Through disciplined practice

we strengthen and enhance our connection with the divine

Mid March 2024 

Pushkar - India

at Tejaswini Gautam

School of Dance

Join us for this special gathering of divine sisters

Together we will practice the sacred dances

of the temples

and the feminine


Sacred Dance

Dedicated Teachers

Let us bring you into our world of dance

Classical Odissi

Temple Dance

hails from the temples of ancient India and is one of the goddess classical dance forms rich with storytelling, goddess iconography, grace and beauty.


Your dance Guru Ji Tejaswini Gautam hails from Pushkar India and has a thriving School of Dance in Bhagsu at the foothills of the Himalayas.


Tejaswini is truly an embodied goddess and has been dancing the divine dance for 13 years under guidance of her Guruji.

Tribal Bellydance /

Raks Kheperu

is a fusion format dance that has ancient roots in northern Africa and stretches out along the desert trails as far as the ancient Kush kingdoms in India.

This fusion style is artful shared with you by ZaRa of Roots Yoga Life, a lifetime dancer and devotee of devotional dance. 

With elements of serpentine hip movements, body undulations and graceful flows that will bring expression of your feminine sensuality

goddess white mudra
Dance Event

Visit the majestic lands of ancient RAJASTHAN

a magical place full of

colour, art, music & life

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Pushkar is one of the oldest cities in India. Located to the northwest of Ajmer, the tranquil city of Pushkar is a favoured destination for thousands of tourists and devotees flocking to Rajasthan. Situated at a height of 510 metres, Pushkar is surrounded by hillocks on three sides. The ‘Nag Pahar’, literally meaning Snake Mountain forms a natural border between Ajmer and Pushkar. Known as ‘the rose garden of Rajasthan’, the essence of the famous Pushkar rose is exported all over the world. Along with an interesting mythological history, a legacy of timeless architectural heritage makes Pushkar a fascinating city.

According to legends, Lord Brahma, believed to be the creator of the Universe dropped a lotus to the ground leading to the immediate creation of a lake. He then decided to name the place after the flower, and thus the name, Pushkar. The city of Pushkar is home to the only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in the whole world. Hindus consider a journey to Pushkar to be the ultimate pilgrimage that must be undertaken to attain salvation.

Belly dancer on Sand

embodied goddess

what is included

Day 1-5 

Morning Puja Blessing Ceremonies


Intensive devotional dance practice,

technique & theory - 5 hours per day

(2.5 hours Odissi & 2.5 hours Raks Kheperu)

Occasional afternoon and evening classes

25 hours of Intensive Dance study

and Certificate of Completion

from Tejaswini Gautam School of Dance


We will share with you the intricacies of

goddess temple dance.

- the techniques of each dance form,

-the graceful poses and lines.

- meaningful mudras to convey meaning in dance

- guidance to improve your dance form

-and how to bring this grace into your life.

(A short choreography will be shared

for optional participation in a video project)


We take an excursion

to a special SHAKTI goddess temple 

and a FREE Rajasthani Gypsy Dance Class


Classic Dance


Certificate of Completion 

- 1 month access to Roots Yoga Life

Online Tantric Goddess Yoga and Philosophy Course

- shared sisterhood, and a sense of embodied

divinity within the dance arts

- special offers on future events & courses


For this retreat we have two options

Dance Intensive Training only

$599USD - 5 day immersion


Dance Intensive Training + 4 nights Accommodation 

$999USD - 5 day immersion + 4 star Accommodation

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Dance Intensive - PUSHKAR
Dance Intensive - PUSHKAR
11 Mar 2024, 10:00 am
Goddess Embodied Experience with two dedicated & passionate Dancers. Indian Classical Odissi Dance with Tejaswini Gautam & Raks Kheperu Dance with ZaRa. A rich cultural experience in the holy city of Pushkar in colourful Rajasthan 🌹

A word from your teachers 


🦋 ZaRa


Raks Kheperu / Tribal Bellydance is the dance of the feminine - a sacred dance of the hips, belly, heart and emotion. Women have gathered for many 1000s of years to dance this ritual. Tribal bellydance has elements of Egyptian Bellydance and Indian Fusion with the classical Dances of Kathak and Odissi. Let me guide and teach you to rejuvenate your womb and female power. To find shining beauty and grace. The reward is the light you will illuminate to the world 💫


with love ❤️ ZaRa (light of sunrise)

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🦋 Tejaswini Gautam


As an Odissi dancer, there is nothing more fulfilling than bringing a story to life through my dance.

Through the beautiful expressions, intricate mudras, and impeccable footwork, I hope to take you on a journey of divine love, beauty, and grace. Odissi dance is not just a form of art but a way of life for me, and I feel blessed to have the opportunity to share my passion with the world.

I hope this Temple Goddess Retreat inspires you to explore the beauty of Indian classical dance and its rich cultural heritage. Join me in celebrating the magic of Odissi and its timeless beauty.

With love and gratitude,

Tejaswini Gautam

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