Malavika Mallya is a graduate of Arizona State University with a major in Global Health. She is now pursuing a degree in Nutrition & Dietetics.
She completed her Arangetram in 2007 with her mother and guru, Nita Mallya and has also trained under guru Padmini Ravi. Malavika is a part of a national dance group, "Srishti - The Creation", and has performed in New York, Boston, California, and India, to name a few. She is an assistant teacher as Sampradaya Dance of India in Phoenix, Arizona.