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By Lavania and Sneh of Dance Embassy (Singapore)
Premieres 12 Oct 2020, Mon, 8pm
Extravagant, energetic and invigoratingly colourful, Bollywood films are loved by millions of people around the world. From a subculture that evolved from small neighbourhoods, Indian hip-hop or desi hip-hop (with “desi” referring to the South Asian diaspora) has found increasing popularity (it’s even on Will Smith's bucket list) and a growing presence in Bollywood. In this fun-sized online tutorial aimed at beginners, Lavania and Sneh from Dance Embassy will break down the moves that make Bollywood movies spectacular and help participants achieve finesse with style and swagger. Learn the basic steps in desi hip hop as you groove to Bollywood tunes.
An award-winning dance company, Dance Embassy is not only sought-after for Indian weddings but also the go-to choreographer for many Bollywood celebrities. It has been featured regularly in the media over the years.
About Dance Embassy
Founder of Dance Embassy, the multi-talented Lavania was recognised as one of Singapore’s top 20 female entrepreneurs by Zee TV APAC. An advocate for mental and physical wellbeing as well as one of Singapore’s most respected wellness instructors, she has had a decade of experience in dance and fitness development.
In 2020, Lavania was also chosen to create the world's first Bollywood Dance Fitness podcast on Amazon Audible. She opened her first joint venture, BollyFreak Dance Fitness Studio, in Mumbai in 2019 and has led several dance workshops in France, Bangladesh, Malaysia and India. Lavania has worked with well-known brands and companies such as Apple, OCBC Bank, P&G, CPF Singapore, the Singapore Police Force, Allianz and Paypal. She has also been featured on Insider Recent, Channel NewsAsia, The Straits Times, Business Insider, AsiaOne, Vasantham Central, Tamil Murasu, Lianhe Zaobao and other media platforms.
A reimagined da:ns festival 2020 invites you to discover movement across diverging mediums – through your body and from your screen, from 12 – 31 October.
Get up and move
A reimagined da:ns festival 2020 invites you to discover movement across diverging mediums – through your body and from your screen. Free your mind and explore dance in its varied forms and expressions with thought-provoking new works, illuminating conversations, introductory videos and more.