Naveen hails from the renowned Ayur-Vaidya family of Sagar, Karnataka. He was initially trained in Bharatanatyam under Guru Gopal in his hometown Sagar where he completed his senior exams in Bharathanatyam.In 2014 Naveen completed his graduate concert in Bharathanatyam under the guidance of Smt. Nirupama Rajendra and Shri. T. D. Rajendra at the Abhinava Dance School, Bangalore. His pursuit in Bharatanatyam, Kathak and Margi Karanas of Natyashastra and performances of lead roles in the acclaimed productions of Abhinava dance company has made him a versatile artist. As a principal dancer he has performed in the US, UAE, Singapore, Hong Kong and China. As a soloist, he has received accolades for his performances across various national and international platforms. Naveen holds a degree in Bharathanatyam from Shastra University under the guidance of renowned Guru.Dr.Padmasubramaniam. He currently works as a faculty member for Bharathanatyam and also works on lighting, artwork design and editing at Abhinava dance company.