This Bollywood class taught by Ahila offers to improve your dancing, build rhythm and get a great work out to the latest and greatest Bollywood hits! This high-energy bhangra and bollywood class is catered to beginners. Bollywood dance is a blend of Indian Classical and folk dance with elements of hip-hop, Latin, jazz, modern and belly dance. Bhangra is a folk dance from Punjab that has gained popularity for its invigorating music (the dhol drum) and energetic steps. No prior dance experience is needed and please wear comfortable clothing. This class will improve your dance technique and rhythm, enhance your overall fitness and most importantly, is a lot of fun!
Ahila Gulasekaram has been nurturing her love for Bharata Natyam (Classical Indian Dance) for the past 30 years. She is a disciple of Ramya Harishankar, the award winning Artistic Director/Choreographer of the California based Arpana Dance Company (ADC). As a principal dancer and senior member of ADC, she has performed extensively within Southern California and has toured with the company throughout the US, Europe and India.