Have you ever wanted to try dancing — bollywood style?
Come teleport to the dream city of Mumbai, as we dance and sweat at this energetic dance class!
Classes are typically held every Wednesday evening at 7:00pm at Dance With Joy Studios. Both classes will have an opportunity (not required) to perform at our monthly Jai Ho! Dance Party & other cultural events.
— Bollywood Level 1 — 7:00pm-8:00pm
This Bollywood dance class is ideal for all ages & all levels. During the first part of class, we will learn the basic moves of Bollywood & in the second half we will put them together in a simple, playful choreography. After learning a full song, students may have the opportunity to perform at our monthly Jai Ho! Dance Party events & other cultural events around the city.
Bollywood Level 2 — 8:15pm-9:15pm
This dance class is ideal for teenagers & above with prior dance experience with DJ Prashant. All new students should start at the level 1 class & talk to Prashant before joining level 2. We will progress briskly each week to learn new moves & perform regularly at Jai Ho! dance parties & other cultural events.
— How much does it cost?
Just $75 for 6 class card or $15 to drop-in. Pay money at the studio itself, or sign up online here.
Dance with Joy Studios, 7981 SE 17th Ave, Portland, OR 97202
What to wear & bring?
Dress in comfortable clothes that you might wear to workout or a yoga class, we will be sweating a lot so make sure to stay hydrated before, during & after class. We have a water fountain but you are welcome to bring your own bottle.
— JAI HO! DANCE PARTY:
Facebook Page: facebook.com/jaihodanceparty
Instagram Page: instagram.com/jaihodanceparty
At the core of Jai Ho! Dance Party, we celebrate the values of inclusivity and sharing positive vibes by bringing the best of Indian culture to the dance floor. Our innovative themes that set Jai Ho! apart are transforming the nightlife culture of the west coast. With festive elements like Holi Colors & Dandiya Sticks, we create a celebration of music and dance like none other. We invite you to be goofy, smile, make friends on the dance floor, and of course, to sing and dance ALL. NIGHT. LONG.
Jai Ho! takes place monthly in San Diego, San Francisco, Portland & Seattle. Jai Ho! Dance Party is a branch & creation of the production house-team, Bollywood Dreams Entertainment
— About Prashant — Singer, Dancer, DJ:
Prashant brings over 10 years of experience in teaching dance at universities (PSU, REED & PCC), various dance studios (Portland & Seattle) & hundreds of cultural events to people from all ages, cultures & nationalities. When he is not traveling across the US teaching dance or DJ’ing, Prashant spends time practicing Yoga & Singing.
The character driven nature of Bollywood music & dance captures her elegance & charisma perfectly. As the lead dancer and assistant instructor for the Jai Ho! Dance Troupe, Brittany has performed & taught dance across the US.