Smt. Avanti Natarajan was initiated into bharathanatyam at a very tender age. She was under the tutelage of her guru Smt. Jayashree. After joining her undergraduate in Architecture in Anna University, She had the privilege to learn dance under the able and competent guidance of Padma Shri . Shobana Chandrakumar. She was the dance co ordinator of HANS club – classical Arts socity of Anna University for four years and played prominent role in their dance productions. She is the first student of Paavai Nrithyalaya who did her Arangetram under Guru smt. Anupama Naresh at The Music Academy Chennai, amidst Padma Bhushan Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam (Director, Nrityodaya, Chennai, India), “Thirai Ulaga Markandeyan” Thiru Sivakumar and Kaviperarasu Thiru Vairamuthu.