If family law attorney Divani Nadaraja had to do a song and dance for her clients, she could. She’s only traveled the globe perfecting her act.
“I started dance when I was 4,” says Nadaraja, who, along with her sister, studied Bharatnatyam, a classical South Indian form of dance, when they were growing up in Hayward, California. “The text for the dance was written over 2,500 years ago; it’s very ancient. There are specific hand movements, body formation; the way you move your eyes to tell your story, both rhythmically and theatrically. I don’t remember a time when I wasn’t on stage.”