Sri Ujwal M. Bhole

The Master of traditional dance Bharatanatyam Sri Ujwal Bhole started his international career in 1992 by a tour of Northern Korea, China, and Singapur under the patronate of the Indian Council fo the Cultural Relationships. He has regular performances and lessons in Czech Republic, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Switzeland, Slovenia, Portugal and Poland. In March 2007, He represented India for the first time in Latin America, in the international dance festival "Danza para la pas" - "Dance for the peace" held in Quito and other cities in Equador, where He had been performing and He also had conducting seminars in dance and yoga.

Sri Ujwal Bhole grew up in a traditional family. He is a son of a respected yoga expert Dr. Mukund V. Bhole, which fact strongly influenced His career. He studied yoga from His Father and later on, in a famous centre Kaivaljadama in Lonvala, where He got a qualification of a yoga teacher. He studied dance from the childhood in Puna, later on from famous masters Padmashri Kanaka Rele in Mumbai and Padmashri A. K. Laxman in Madras. He is an author of dancing education programmes for ear disabled children and of a special programme focused on the development of personalities of children in children's homes, he cooperates with a number of schools. Apart of the activities in dance, He is also a yoga teacher, master of natuvangam (art of recitation of dance).

In 1993, He founded His own dancing school in Lonavla called Nadabrahma Nrityala (The sound of dance and music is the supreme energy). In this school, students from India and abroad are trained regularly in both bharatanatyam and kathak dance styles, and can obtain B.C. in dance. The kathak is tought by His wife, a graceful kathak dancer, Guru Sau Jyothi U. Bhole.

Sri Ujwal Bhole belongs to teachers who keeps the tradition form of the dance as a way of spiritual self-understanding and expression. His joint of the dance with yoga components is unique.

On Sunday, 5th December 2010, Ujwal Bhole passed away after a tough fight with cancer. The Prague group continues with Michal Mach. The school Nadabrahma Nrityalya goes on with his wife, Jyothi Ujwal Bhole.