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Vitalidad Movement Arts Center
700 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97214
Another new great class coming to VMAC! Two levels Bhangra classes with the amazing DJ Prashant!!!
PLEASE NOTE that all classes in February will be at the new location at 116 SE Yamhill St.
BHANGRA MONDAYS — Starting on February 12th
6:30pm — Beginners
7:30pm — Intermediate
Bhangra Level 1 — 6:30pm-7:30pm
This Bhangra dance class is ideal for all ages & all levels. During the first part of class, we will learn the basic moves of Bhangra & in the second half we will put them together in a simple, playful & high energy choreography.
After learning a full song, students may have the opportunity to perform at Prashant’s monthly Jai Ho! Dance Party & other cultural events around the city.
Bhangra Level 2 — 7:30pm-8:30pm
Ideal for teenagers & above with prior dance experience this class will progress briskly each week to learn new choreography & perform regularly at Jai Ho! dance parties.
There will also be an opportunity to be featured in dance videos & join Prashant’s Jai Ho! Dance Troupe.
— JAI HO! DANCE PARTY:
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:
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 discovering Indian restaurants & making music.
— ABOUT BRITTANY:
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.