Akshaya Arts is a very prominent school of Bharatanatyam located in Chinmayanagar, Chennai. It was founded by Shri Binesh Mahadevan, a disciple of Smt Ranganayaki Jayaraman, who is a dedicated Guru, Performer, Nattuvangist Choreographer, and Creative Movement Therapist. He is now the Director of the academy. He is a multifaceted artist trained by Eminent Gurus in Bharathanatyam, Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Kuchipudi, Contemporary and Modern dances. ‘Sambhavami Yuge Yuge’ and ‘Gnana Ganga’ were Dance Ballets, successfully staged by him under his choreography, produced for ChYK. He has performed many a solo dance recitals, group productions and workshops, in India, USA, Canada, Sri Lanka, Dubai, Muscat, Singapore etc. He is a graded and approved artist of D.D. Chennai and Tamil Nadu “Iyal Isai Nataka Mandram”. His services to the Special children, at Mathrumandir, a training centre for children with Down’s Syndrome, has been highly credited, as the movement therapy he practiced has yielded good results. The arangetram of one such girl has been Historic and an eye opener for the utility of the therapy to enable the affected, to gain near normalcy.