Gayathri performed her arangetram in 2009. She is enrolled at the Chandrabhanu Bharatalaya Academy in 1999 and was tutored by Ambika Docherty for several years before advanced training under Dr Chandrabhanu's tutelage.
Gayathri was a student at the Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Melbourne where her interests lay in Business Studies and drama. She received the award for Victorian and Tasmanian School Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006. She played an active role in many school drama productions and out of school productions. She was selected and participated in the VCE Season of Excellence for Theatre Studies monologue in year 12. She was also active in the school debating, cricket and softball teams, as well as in the Indigenous Awareness Group. She is currently a second year student doing a Bachelor of Commerce at Monash University.
Apart from participating in the annual Nrityanjali shows, she has danced in Bharatalaya concerts Regenerations in 2009, and in Tandava Tour de Force also in 2009, both with the Jambudvipa Ensemble. Gayathri was selected to perform at the Australian National Folk Festival in Canberra this year.