Equipped with a Master’s degree in Anthropology and a degree in French language she entered the corporate world in the field of cardiovascular medicine in pharmaceutical industry and later joined the cultural centre of French embassy as a Cultural officer while passionately pursuing dance as a hobby on the side performing at various prestigious stages across India. Little did she know that her immense love for art and movement will eventually change the trajectory of her life.
After moving to Canada, it was her innate desire to share her passion coupled with her willingness to serve her community that led to the opening of her dance school Jeevan Gopal Dance Academy Edmonton in 2010. As the founder & artistic director of the academy for over 12 years, she is training budding dancers of this diverse and dynamic community who rock the stage wherever they perform.
Anjana is well known for her vibrant, energetic, culturally rich and artistically intricate dance presentations. Having danced her way into peoples hearts in India and Canada, her goal is to encourage creativity, display the brilliance of our rich culture, showcase the beauty of diversity, spread the appreciation for art and culture, inspire the next generation, and bring people and communities together while celebrating the joy of dancing.