Arul Govan was born at Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. His father K.S.E Govan, a Mechanical engineer by profession, is an all time Tamil poet & a linguistic research member of the ""International Movement for Tamil"" culture. His mother Annam Govan, was born and brought up in Penang, Malaysia. As a teen, she started learning ballet and was a trained ballet dancer at Malaysia. His mother being a dancer herself encouraged Arul to dance right from a very young age. Arul learnt his first lessons of dancing from his mother. As she learnt that her son had immense passion for dance that he had inherited from her, she decided to imbibe her knowledge of dance in him with the hunger of making her son a dancer The journey begins… Arul got trained under his mother and had endured various dance forms like Flamenco, Latin jazz, Salsa by the age of 7. He was then inspired by King of Pop Michael Jackson and found his true grace for making dance his life. His interest in dance won him several laurels at various school competitions, college competitions, and other community events. He was being recognized & appreciated by people around him for his love for dance. Arul also saw a growing passion for learning dance among youngsters and decided to spread his knowledge to the seekers. While studying his 12th grade at a school in Bengaluru, apart from his academic curriculum, he worked day and night doing choreographies, shows, events, promotions and teaching dance at various parts of Bengaluru city in order to earn to fulfill his dream of building a dance institute. After continual struggle, at the age of 16, he launched his first Institution for Dance – “Annes Studios”, at Bengaluru in 2008. His Institute served more than 1000 students in just a span of 3 years. His unique way of teaching gained him opportunities to work with various dances troops, institutions and corporates. ? The journey continues… Arul Govan is a dancer/ choreographer & an artistic director who joins the artistic dots and creates choreographies by adding emotions & feelings into it. His yearning for learning more and more took him to experience a whole new world of dance at the Broadway Dance Center, New York in 2012. This was indeed his first step towards his successful international career which has taken its shape from 3 years till today. Being mentored by experienced choreographers of the industry like Sue Samuels, Eric Jenkins & Future, his creations had a critically acclaimed experience when dance started to speak with the music. Passionate about innovations and delivering his fresh ideas to the audience, Arul Govan started to Craft & Match between Classical & the Modern dance forms. “He experiences & experiments to make it feel to others, an innovated creator from India.” - Linda Diamond (Woodstock Television) While having his life’s best dance experiences at New York city, the dance capital of the world, Arul made his debut as a Street Jazz dancer by performing under the guidance of Artistic Director & Choreographer – Eric Jenkins, followed by Sue Samuels under whose guidance he debuted as a Jazz dancer & shot for the Alvin Ailey Theatre Academy, New York in 2012. Taking House dance as an inspiration from his mentor Future (Daniel EOF Kelly III), Arul Govan practiced the techniques & the tricks of House and made it look even better on him and others whom he taught. He also spent his time learning under the guidance of other choreographers like Brain Green, Mike Peele, Liane Plane, Tweetie Boogie, Ms Vee, Kelly peters, Jared Grimes, Brain & Scott Nicholson, Dorit Koppel, Debbie Wilson, Tryon Proctor (Waacking), Princess Lockeroo, & many others. He emerged as the most versatile dancer and choreographer from BDC. Spreading the joy… After successfully completing his graduation at BDC in 2012, Arul took up his first project of teaching dance at Dance London studio in London. Arul came back to India in 2013 to work and explore the different dance styles in every possible way. To make an ordinary person understand the factual methods of dancing and to spread the joy of actual dancing to people in every corner of the world became his motive. As he continued his course of journey, he turned himself as a Travelling Teacher in Dance and began to teach at different parts of India. He initiated by teaching at Society Genralie, IIMB, Robert Bosch, HP and choreographed various dance routines for many school and college events. In 2013, Arul Govan kick started the experience of International Dancing at his very own hood “Annes Studios”. The dancers here were melded with International dancing styles. From then on, Arul Govan never looked back. He dedicated his time and efforts in teaching dance for reality shows, corporate shows, stress busting training programmes, etc at different parts of India. By the end of 2013, Arul Govan & his fellow experienced choreographers collectively organized a 25 day International dance work shop at Bengaluru, India. The choreographers who accompanied Arul Govan were Karen. Ng from New Zealand, Sebastien Jacquemien from France, Robert Taylor Jr. from the fame of “So you think you can dance” & American idol. This workshop taught about 15+ dance forms for more than 200+ young talents across the city. In 2014, he travelled to other cities and pulled off dance workshops at Ooty, Chennai, Chandigarh, etc. His interests… Arul Govan also enjoys creating music, singing, photography, motion film editing and other wings of Film Making. With these talents, Arul has done multiple projects for different themes for different clients. One of those is a music video ""Juji-Harlem Girl"" in NYC. He then started his singing career by learning the basics under Ken Tamplin through online classes. He has been practicing his Vocals under Ken Tamplin's Vocal Academy. ? With keen interest of becoming a songwriter & a singer, Arul took his first step towards his singing career & wrote his first English song ""Tired of Love"" & Tamil song ""Ayyo"". His singles were released to the audiance. The music was launched in Malaysia in Feb 2015. We provide dance classes which are high on Skills level.