Learning and Participation

South Asian dance inspires and enriches lives. We create high impact arts programmes that promote physical and mental wellbeing for older adults, as well as creative learning and skills development for young people.

If you’re interested in partnering with Akademi, or would like to book a workshop or residency, contact learning@akademi.co.uk.

Recent News

Reach Out and Reveal | May Update

Akademi’s Reach Out and Reveal project continues to generate a huge amount of excitement and interest for all involved.


Dance Well

Akademi’s 3-year community participation project with older adults, funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund.

Reach Out and Reveal

This project places South Asian dancers ‘in residence’ at schools for young people with Special Educational Needs – supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

Tea Dances

Supported by Waltham Forest Culture, these popular monthly dances take place in Chingford.