Phenomenal victory for Shubanjali School of Performing Arts, NJ 
July 27, 2007 

Shubanjali School of Performing Arts, a premier dance organization based in NJ, brought home 5 trophies from different categories including the OUTSTANDING DANCE SCHOOL OF THE YEAR AWARD for 2007 during the 8th annual dance competitions held in Bridgewater on July 21 & 22, 2007. This is the third time Shubanjali is receiving this honorable award given to the best dance school in the tri-sate area, the previous years being 2004 and 2006. 

Over 15,000 people and 350 contestants participated in this event, which also attracts several political stalwarts including Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula and many local and statewide officials. 
Below is a list of Shubanjali's participating students and their awards: 
Junior Group Classical Dance - FIRST PLACE  
Anagha Prasanna, Arathi Elango, Kavya Udupa, Madhumita Parmar, Manaswini Rajaram, Devika Gadhavi, Sanjana Umarale, Priyanka Nayar, Bianca Karmakar 
Junior Group Folk Dance - FIRST PLACE 
Gopi Shah, Sheeba Karmakar, Priya Tyagaraj, Nithya Narayanan, Mehak Chawla, Nisha Sambamurthy, Aleesha Srinivasan, Avani Jain, Madhumita Parmar 
Senior Group Folk Dance - FIRST PLACE 
Dhaya Chandramohan, Sumana Ramakrishnan, Lakshmi Davey, Sanjana Umarale, Sadhana Subramanian 
Senior Group Classical Dance - SECOND PLACE 
Dhanya Chandramohan, Sumana Ramakrishnan, Kapila Marepalli 
Outstanding dance school award (Third time recipient) 
Sharbari Bose, Dhanya Chandramohan, Sumana Ramakrishnan, Lakshmi Davey, Sadhana Subramanian, Sanjana Umarale, Priyanka Nayar, Madhumita Parmar, Anagaha Prasanna 
Bharatanatyam dancer Suba Ramesh Parmar founded Shubanjali in 1992, specializing in highly stylized group and solo productions. The NJ-based dance organization has consistently won praise at premier tri-state events, including First Place at the 2003 Federation of Indian Associations Cultural Show in New York and the 2004, 2006 & 2007 Outstanding Dance School Award at the Annual Bridgewater Temple competitions.  The company’s productions have received great acclaim both locally and internationally.  
Over the past decade, Parmar has taught in the guru-shishya parampara, India 's tradition of a mutually committed teacher-student relationship. Apart from molding individuals of all ages into able dancers, she also emphasizes cooperative learning skills through group choreography.  The school's intensive curriculum develops both physical and mental poise, the fruits of which are evident in recent honors and awards.  She was recently honored by Union County for her exemplary contributions in the field of Art.  She teaches in Scotch Plains & Wayne.   

Photo courtesy: Shubanjali School of Performing Arts   
The winning Team with choreographer / director Suba Ramesh Parmar.