Manisha was born and brought up in Jaipur, India. She started her training at Jaipur Kathak Kendra at a young age of Seven and later received advanced qualifications in Kathak from reputed institutions of India.
She has presented research articles in the field of Indian classical music and has been dance instructor for Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and DPS Society Jaipur. Her Kathak recitals include platforms both nationally as well as internationally namely Bali Spirit Festival, Silk Roads Project Venice, Nanning International Festival China, Trufesta International Dance Festival Nigeria, Culturall Europe, OMI & High Point University USA and esteemed Kathak & Music festivals in India. She is the curator of annually organised Indian Classical Dance festival Thirak Utsav.
Manisha is married to Lokesh Gulyani and is a mother to a Ten years old kid.