PORTLAND BHANGRA & BOLLYWOOD
Dance Class w/ DJ Prashant
Assisted by Brittany Newton
Wednesdays 7:00pm & 8:00pm, All Ages & Levels
Join us for our next 5-week session at NiaStudio! Classes are typically held every Wednesday evening at 7:00pm & 8:00pm at NiaStudio PDX with an opportunity (not required) to perform Jai Ho! dance parties in Portland! There are no classes on August 15th and 22nd. We will be performing in DJ Prashant’s theatre production of A Bollywood Dream on August 19th & 20th at Portland Center Stage. More information here!
Bhangra All Ages & Levels – 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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 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.
Bollywood All Ages & Levels – 8:00pm to 9:00pm
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 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?
Pay money at the studio itself! Drop-ins are $15 each. Class cards are $75 for 6 classes.
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.
JAI HO! DANCE PARTY:
Facebook Page: http://facebook.com/jaihodanceparty
Instagram Page: http://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 learn how to 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 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.