KASI AYSOLA is the Co-Founder/Co-Artistic Director of Prakriti Dance. Kasi is a Bharata Natyam dancer, choreographer, and nattuvanar who trained under his Guru, Viji Prakash, for over ten years. Kasi has been privileged to learn with leading exponents, such as Guru T.K. Kalyanasundaram, Mythili Prakash, Harikrishna Kalayanasundaram, Ajith Bhaskaran Dass, C.V. Chandrasekhar, Bragha Bessel, and Sudha Chandrasekhar. Kasi has performed solo and group work in the US, India, and abroad, and has toured with the Shakti Dance Company and Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company. A versatile and composite artist, Kasi continues to further his study of classical Indian dance and music. He is a Kuchipudi disciple of the late Guru Sri Vempati Ravi Shankar. He continues his learning in Kuchipudi under Smt Yamini Saripalli. He also learns Carnatic music under Smt Vanaja Dasika.