BOLLYWOOD, BOLLY ZUMBA & BOLLY-NATYAM
All our Bolly courses are dedicated to the energy and joy of Bollywood dance!! Bollywood is a fusion of modern and traditional Indian, Jazz, Hip hop, Funk, Latin and Arabic dance styles. You will be dancing to the latest Bollywood Dance tracks as well as some classics, and taught by some of the best in the industry – Jaya Karan (Director & Co-founder of Sapphire Dance), Gerard Pigg (Artistic Director, Sapphire Dance) and Ida Ghatge (Sapphire Dancer, Kathak teacher and certified Zumba instructor).
During these 8-week ‘Bollywood’ courses you will learn a number of Bollywood routines that you can whip out on any film set, dance floor or lounge room disco! These classes are for anyone who loves to dance, laugh and have fun. We offer Bollywood for absolute beginners (Thursdays 7.15pm) through to Bollywood Intermediate for those with some dance experience (Tuesdays 6pm).
Bolly Zumba is run by our certified Zumba Instructor, Ida Ghatge. This is a high energy fitness class, performing simple, fun and repetitive steps to non-stop Bollywood music. The perfect class for those who love Bollywood music and want to burn calories whilst having loads of fun!
Our BollyNatyam class is a unique mix of Bollywood and classical Indian dance, made increasingly popular thanks to the talented twins Poonam and Priyanka! This class is designed for those with who would like to explore classical aspects of Indian dance in a fun, unique way. This is an advanced level class as some sections of the routine will incorporate complex footwork and rhythms. Previous background in dance and/or Indian classical is expected.
Bollywood classes are taught by Gerard Pigg, Tuesdays 6pm (Intermediate) and Thursdays 7.15pm (Beginners).
Bolly Zumba is taught by Ida Ghatge on Thursdays 6pm
BollyNatyam is taught by Jaya Karan on Mondays 7.20pm