Sarita is one of the leading odissi dancer among the new generation of odissi dancers .Since the age of four dance is a way of life to her. Her undying and undisturbed passion for dance made her a true artist from the very tender age. Dance for Sarita is always a beautiful way of communication. Her sublime lyrical grace and technical minute details make her dance unique in its own way. Sincerity, hard work and dedication are the key words that shaped Sarita’s dance journey from the beginning. Sarita believes she was born to be a dancer. She was always identified as a dancer since her childhood days. Dance is like her better consort …she feels. Always striking a balance between grace, emotion and techniques brought her lots of laurels and accolades from the art critics all over the world.
Performances of Sarita are ornamented with precious jewel like words “ABSOLUTELY DIVINE” “MESMERISING” “ENTHRALLING” .Many a times she is appreciated for making the audience VISUALLY EXPERIENCE GODDESSES MAHAKALI, CHAMUNDI ON STAGE for the execution of choreographies based on the theme of power and vigour of DEVI SHAKTI. Her lyrical movements of the torso(the upper body) are compared with the flow of a river. She portrays the masculine and feminine grace of odissi dance in a very balanced way. She is considered as a beautiful blend of both. Her rigorous training, self -discipline and dedication takes her to perform across the globe and leaves a mark of standard in the hearts of layman and connoisseurs alike. The creative nature of Sarita comes alive in her choreographies. She received lots of appreciation specially from renowned odissi dance and music gurus for her creative work.
She is the creative director of her Bangalore based odissi dance institution “ADYASHA SCHOOL OF ODISSI DANCE which is a non- profitable organisation.She trains the students adopting the modern method of teaching as far as postures and human anatomy is concerned following the tradition and technique of the dance form strictly. She is a teacher who teaches the students with love and compassion. She conducts workshops in several countries round the year.Sarita started odissi dance training at the age of four under the tutelage of Guru Niranjan Rout and Guru Padma Charan Dehury in Late Guru Deba Prasad Das style . After 19 years of training she got into Padmabibhushan Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra style under the tutelage and guidance of Guru Bichitrananda Swain and Guru Judhisthir Nayak. Presently Sarita feels immensely privileged to get guidance from different renowned and experienced gurus and choreographers.