Labonee Mohanta, disciple of Kathak maestro, Pandit Chitresh Das, began her training in Kathak dance at the early age of 8. She has established herself as an emerging solo artist, having performed traditional Kathak solos in dance festivals throughout the US, Canada, and India.
She also employs Panditji's innovation of Kathak Yoga, where she simultaneously sings the rhythmic cycle, dances complex mathematical patterns, and plays the harmonium. Labonee is also a member of the Chitresh Das Dance Company and tours with Panditji's award-winning productions: 'Shabd,' 'Sita Haran,' and 'Darbar.'
She is the director at the Fremont branch of the Chhandam School of Kathak.