The Academy imparts training in Bharata-Natyam Indian Classical dance. This is taught in a traditional manner as well as with modern teaching methods to bring out the best of each student. Emphasis is placed on the fact that there is no short-cut to mastering the dance form.
The curriculum put in place by Dr. Chandrabhanu which is followed in Melbourne and in Sydney, allows the students to progress step by step in their development. There is a strong emphasis on the fundamentals of the technique, correct posture, the theoretical base, and on the system of knowledge itself.
The arangetram ceremony, the solo debut recital is not undertaken until the student has undergone studies at the Academy for at least 8 years.