Join DJ Prashant
& Brittany Newton — Jai Ho Dance Troupe
for two infectiously joyful & FREE dance classes as we celebrate our move back to the gorgeous Nia Studio in downtown Portland.
These classes will also kick-off a 5-week series that will culminate with a community performance at India Festival.
India Festival is held annually at Pioneer Square in celebration of India's Independence. This year it will be on Sunday, Aug 12, 2018, 11 am to 9 pm
— 7:00pm to 8:00pm — Bhangra All Ages & Levels
Teleport to the great state of Punjab as you learn how to dance and sweat at the energetic Portland Bhangra dance classes!
This Bhangra dance class is ideal for all ages & all levels. During the first part of the class, we will learn the basic moves of Bhangra & 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.
8:00pm to 9:00pm — Bollywood All Ages & Levels
Come teleport to the dream city of Mumbai, as learn how to dance and sweat at this energetic Bollywood dance class!
This Bollywood dance class is ideal for all ages & all levels. During the first part of the class, we will learn the basic moves of Bollywood & in the second half, we will put them together in a 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.
How much does it cost?
This class is FREE with an opportunity to sign up for a class card (6 classes) for just $60, discounted $15 from the normal price of $75.
NiaStudio, 918 SW Yamhill St, #401, Portland, OR 97205
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.
About DJ Prashant
Prashant brings over 10 years of experience in teaching Bollywood & Bhangra 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.