Ganesa Natyalaya was started in 1974 by Padmashree Awardee Guru Dr Saroja Vaidyanathan. She has won numerous awards for her contribution to this classical Indian form. Ganesa Natyalaya is the first dedicated Bharatanatyam institute in Delhi and is attended by a wide range of Indian and foreign students of all age groups. Some of the senior students of the institute are also teaching here. The curriculum focuses not only on an extensive practical training but also various theoretical aspects of this dance form.