Smt.Ponni Balasubramaniam, is the daughter of the legendary comedian Shri.T.S.Balaiyya, and disciple of Smt. T. Balasaraswati, with whom she trained for eight years. After her marriage and children, she took additional training in Nattuvangam under Shri. K.Ganesan Pillai, who is Balamma’s Guru Shri.Kandappa Pillai’s son. Her maiden Nattuvangam performance in Music Academy occurred under Shri.Ganesan Pillai's guidance. She has also assisted Balamma in teaching at the Music Academy. In 1984, she started her own school, Lalitha Natyalaya in Chennai, with a branch in Erode.
Dr.A.R.Sreedhara , a medical Doctor by profession, is also an accomplished Bharathanatyam dancer. He was trained by Guru Narmada, a disciple of Shri.Kittappa Pillai He took further lessons in abhinaya from Smt. Kalanidhi Narayanan. He has partnered leading female dancers such as Ms. Hema malini and Ms. Swapnasundari. He is one of the few gifted male dancers from Bangalore and lives in San Antonio, Texas. He currently teaches yoga and dance at his school, Kaveri Natya Yoga, in San Antonio, Texas.