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western dance live with SwitchED experts

Updated on September 2021

Dance is the mother of all art forms- which offers a freedom of expression and movement guided by rhythm and music. Dance is a talent which can be innate as well as acquired with practice. Dance is not just an activity but a cultural way of celebrating anything from festivals to parties, and birthdays to weddings. Moreover, it is an enjoyable way to be more physically active and fit.

Almost every culture and nation around the world has their own folk dance form which is derived from ancient culture, in addition to the recently introduced dance forms which serve not only as a source of entertainment but also of expressing one's inner versatility and agility. A few decades back dance was just a hobby, but nowadays it's more than that and has become a lucrative profession with ample opportunities around the world.

From ancient traditional dance forms like Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Bhangra, Garba to the new dance forms like contemporary, hip-hop, Bollywood, break dance, dancing is a hit amongst the youth as a highly sought after respected career that opens many doors of opportunities if used wisely.

Bolly - Western Dance Class
By Shreya

Many parents today are looking for dance school for kids and enrolling them into dance in their early childhood years so that they become fit, flexible, agile and professional by the time they grow up. Just as with any other art form, the earlier one learns to move with the rhythm, the better one gets.

In addition to being a recreational and competitive activity dancing has a wide range of physical and mental benefits including:

  • Improved heart health and breathing
  • Increased muscular strength and endurance
  • Increased aerobic fitness
  • Weight management and flexibility
  • Enhanced bone health
  • Better coordination and balance
  • Greater physical confidence and mental health
  • Emotional and psychological well being
  • Greater self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Improved social skills through expression and interaction

Get, set to groove and move with SwitchED’s virtual dance classes for kids

Bolly - Western Dance Class

This class is available in 2 different sessions for children between ages 4-12 years and focuses on imparting creativity and discipline in Dance. In this dance class, the children will learn to coordinate and control their physical movements.

Each class will consist of three parts:

1) Warm-up
2) Dance
3) Cool Down Exercises.

It'll be a mix of Bollywood and western dance styles like Hip Hop, Bolly Hop, Bolly Bhangra, Lyrical Hip Hop, freestyle, etc.

Every lesson will end with a video to practice what the child learned in the class post-class.

The class will be headed by Shreya, a Choreographer, Fitness and Dance instructor by profession with more than 10 years of experience in the field. She has been working with Fit Kid Fun Factory since 2018 and loves being with them. Where she has tie ups with for dance sessions and Fitness classes!

In addition to these she also teaches semi classical, folk dances, fitness workout, freestyle, bhangra and garba.

Let's Dance!

Let's Dance is a 30 minutes class for age groups 3-5 years, which teaches children foot-tapping and easy dance steps on different songs. It is a great way for beginners and small kids to exercise and learn dance simultaneously.

The class is headed by Ms. Mahafreenn, a well-established dance and music teacher who spent 3 years at the Shiamak Davar Institute, a leading dance school in Mumbai and 7 years as a senior instructor at The School of Classical Ballet & Western Dance. Additionally, she has been teaching dance at the prestigious Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai for the last 11 years. Children enjoy her classes immensely and they tend to fill-up quickly, so do reserve your spot at the earliest.

Bollywood Fever 1
By Mahafreenn

Bollywood Fever 1 & 2

Bollywood Fever 1 and 2 is a 30 minutes dance class full of fun with energetic footwork. It is divided into two levels according to age groups and is open for Children between 5-10 yrs to groove to the latest Bollywood songs that are expressive and uplifting.

The class is headed by Ms. Mahafreenn, a well-established dance and music teacher who spent 3 years at the Shiamak Davar Institute, a leading dance school in Mumbai and 7 years as a senior instructor at The School of Classical Ballet & Western Dance. Additionally, she has been teaching dance at the prestigious Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai for the last 11 years.

Dance Along, Mommy and Me!

Dance Along Mommy and Me! is a beginners session of 30 minutes for toddlers as small as 1-2 years old filled with fun, music, and movement guided by their mums. It particularly focuses on hand-eye coordination and musical awareness and is a great way to introduce small kids to the fundamentals of dance. It is also a perfect way for mothers to bond with their babies and have fun while they're at it!

The class is headed by Ms. Mahafreenn, a well-established dance and music teacher who spent 3 years at the Shiamak Davar Institute, a leading dance school in Mumbai and 7 years as a senior instructor at The School of Classical Ballet & Western Dance. Additionally, she has been teaching dance at the prestigious Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai for the last 11 years.

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