Bharatha Natyam The Dance of India: Demystified for Global Audience provides an overview and explanation of Indian dance for the uninitiated, specifically about the popular classical dance from South India, Bharatha Natyam. This is a thorough book, which has material from the ancient texts on dance simplified for easy understanding. The history, mythology, music system, and rhythmic structure, give the readers a synopsis to understand and appreciate the art. Ranging from topics such as the introduction to the ancient classical dance form of India, the book covers wide range of topics such as the history, mythology, literary works on dance, the concert repertoire, the costumes and jewelry, and the cultural content of the art form in a comprehensive manner which is valuable for readers as an introductory book on this art as well as students and practitioners of the dance. The experiences of the author learning dance in India, teaching dance in the United States and the connect between cultures is presented. A comprehensive book for lay public as well as students and practitioners of any genre of dance.