Pt. Ravi Shankar Mishra a veteran of the Indian Classical Dance walks us through his life’s journey of learning and later teaching the same. He describes the level of commitment and dedication it requires to master the Indian Classical Dance.
Pt. Ravi Shankar Mishra explains why perhaps his father sent him to be a Shishya (disciple) of someone else, as perhaps his father thought he wouldn't be able to be strict at times as a Guru towards his son.
Pt. Ravi Shankar Mishra explains how he experimented and dancing on few Taals from his childhood as his father was a good Tabla Player. He also explains how a good Guru will not restrict his Shishyas from learning from different Gharanas of Dance.