Bhavani Lee was raised in an ashram environment and exposed to yoga and meditation practices as well as great masters of music and dance early on. She studied classical Indian dance, flamenco, contemporary dance and martial arts and trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC and with Pt. Birju Maharaj and Pt. Satya Narayana Charka, renowned Indian dance masters. More recently, Bhavani has worked in choreography and performance for fashion shows, in film and theater, including as a principal dancer in the worldwide production of Cirque du Soleil's Dralion.