Julie Beaulieu is a dancer, choreographer, researcher and teacher. Disciple of Vidushi Smt.Rohini Imarati since 2003, she periodically stays in India to perfect the art of Bharatanāṭyam, to offer performances and to create new choreographies. In 2010, Julie cofounded Saṃskāra : artisans of passage with musician and researcher Jonathan Voyer. She is an associate member of CERIAS (Centre d'études et de recherche sur l'Inde, l'Asie du Sud et sa diaspora) and a member of the International Dance Council CID. Julie holds a master's degree in dance (UQAM) and is pursuing her doctoral studies in arts studies and practices (UQAM). Her deep interest in the history of Bharatanāṭyam led her to participate in numerous research residencies in India and Hungary, under the direction of Dr. Saskia Kersenboom (Paramparai Arts).