Padmalaya Dance Foundation is a Bharatanatyam Institute, founded by Guru Smt. Padma Murali.
Padmalaya Dance Foundation was founded with the intent of imparting training in Bharatanatyam. Till date, having trained over 1000 students across 4 cities, the Foundation currently runs 4 branches across Bangalore and Coimbatore. It annually presents 2 dance festivals- the IDA theme based festival and the Youth In Dance series for upcoming artistes. The unique trio of mother (Padma Murali), daughter (Janani Murali Jayanth) and daughter-in-law (Poornima Kaushik) apart from being a performing ensemble, head the administrative and artistic fronts of the Foundation.