Rakesh started his career as a Bollywood dancer with a dance company in Kerala/India. During this period he worked in several films as a dancer and assistant choreographer. In 2003 he started his contemporary dancing at Attakalari Bangalore-India. Since 2009 Rakesh has been working on developing a contemporary movement method called Payatt INtransit - using Kalarippayattu and contemporary movement techniques, yoga and energy work. He has been invited to teach Payatt INtransit at various festivals and for companies such as Sidi Larbi’s company, Ultima Vez, Impuls Tanz Vienna, Deltebre Danza Spain and several other companies and festivals countries around the globe. He also works as freelance Performer/ Choreographer, collaborating with various artists from different genre. In 2014 he has become certified yoga teacher from Shivananda school of yoga. He currently lives and works by dividing his time between Europe and Asia.
Function: Contemporary dance and Artistic practice