Meera Kanagal is the Director of Education and Outreach at the Anjali School of Dance. She started learning Bharathanatyam under the tutelage of late Smt. Sringaramani Padmini Rao. She performed her Arangetram in 1988 and has had the opportunity to perform for various occasions in India. She also had the opportunity to learn from Smt. Nandini Eshwar in Mysore. In Fort Collins, CO Meera taught Bharatanatyam and choreographed Indian folk dances for the Canyon Concert Ballet as well as to students of a charter school. Meera joined the Anjali School of Dance in 2008 and has participated in various productions. Besides performing, she also teaches regularly at the school.Under the guidance and encouragement of Anita, Meera has been successful in being the technical coordinator for the crew members of the various auditoriums in which the school has performed in Portland and Seattle. A member of Portland Kannada Koota, she has also used the opportunities provided by the organization to present Bharathanatyam and Indian folk group dances representing the dance school. Meera works in the finance department at Intel Corporation.