Where Mark Morris Dance Center, 3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn NY
What Family dance, music, and fitness classes in a variety of styles
Price $12/adult; $8/child
BollyX -Saturday, February 20, 4:30-5:30pm
This Bollywood-inspired dance fitness workshop combines the exhilarating choreography and upbeat music from the film industry of India, embodying its infectious energy, expression and movement. Unleash your inner Bollywood star!
Instructor: Swarali Karulkar
Swarali Karulkar was born and brought up in Mumbai, India and now lives in New York City where she is pursuing her Masters in Dance Movement Therapy at Pratt Institute. A former state level gymnast, Swarali began her dance career at the age of 6 and has been training in various styles such as Indian Classical, Contemporary, Latin, Afro, Bollywood, Indian folk, Jazz, and Yoga. She has worked with Terry Beeman (Lead in Showgirls), Terence Lewis (Choreographer for the Oscar-nominated film Lagaan), Michelle Johnston (Choreographer for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), and Eric Campros (Faculty at Broadway Dance Center). She loves teaching BollyX because it is a fun and creative way of staying fit. When you hear that Bollywood music, you’ll want to get moving too!
Family Fun Series
Get the whole family moving together in this new monthly workshop series that features a variety of dance, music, and fitness styles, created specifically for families. All workshops are 60 minutes long and recommended for ages 6 and up. All children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. No prior experience required.
Suggested attire: Comfortable clothing in which you can easily move, no street shoes.
Mark Morris Dance Center
The Mark Morris Dance Center in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, was built in 2001 and is a major cultural resource for the community. In addition to being the home of the Mark Morris Dance Group, the Dance Center offers a wide range of education and community programs to over 2,000 weekly visitors. It houses The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center, 7 fully-equipped studios that are available for rent, and many amenities including a large 140-seat studio theater, lounges, dressing rooms, and outdoor terraces.