PORTLAND BHANGRA & BOLLYWOOD
Dance Class w/ DJ Prashant
Assisted by Brittany Newton
Mondays 6:30pm & 7:30pm, All Ages & Levels
Classes are typically held every Monday evening at 6:30pm & 7:30pm at VMAC PDX with an opportunity (not required) to perform at Jai Ho! dance parties in Portland! There are no classes on August 13th and 20th. 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!
Get tickets at: http://vmacpdx.com
Bhangra All Ages & Levels – 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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 – 7:30pm to 8:30pm
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, or sign up online here. Drop-ins are $15 each. Class cards are $130 for 10 classes.
VMAC, 116 SE Yamhill St, Portland, OR 97214
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 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.