And so it was…the last Just Jhoom! class in Cranleigh. After teaching Bollywood dance there since 2005, and launching Just Jhoom! in 2010, I taught my last Just Jhoom! class on Saturday 14 September 2019. It really felt like an end of an era! For 2 hours, Jhoomers and Just Jhoom! Instructors jhoomed to 24 Bollywood tunes. From the ubiquitous More →
As we mark 9 years of Just Jhoom! I thought it was prudent to highlight some of the main changes that the company has gone through in the past year or so… Thank you for all your support these past 9 years. I hope you will continue to accompany me on wherever the Just Jhoom! journey takes us next….
The last photograph Jeremy ever took was that of the moon. Every time I look at the moon I think of him – and feel as if he is looking after me as the moon’s light and rays fall over me. So, I choreographed this dance in tribute to him for the 18th of May 2019 – what would have More →
My choreography for the very popular song Ghar More Pardesiya from the film Kalank… I use all sorts of influences – including Bharata Natyam, Kathak, folk, contemporary – a real “Khichidi” – which is often what Bollywood dancing is! Here is the song and dance from the film Kalank featuring Madhuri Dixit and Alia Bhatt…
I bring you this blogpost with a sense of great sadness and yet hope for the future. Over the last few months I have made the difficult decision to close down my beloved business – Just Jhoom! As some of you may know, the last two years have been difficult for me with the passing of my beautiful, lovely husband and More →
27 May 2010 – Launch of Just Jhoom! 9 July 2010 – Just Jhoom! receives accreditation from REPs (the Register of Exercise Professionals) making it the first Bollywood dance-fitness instructor course to get accreditation from the fitness industry in the UK. This strong external endorsement from REPs establishes Just Jhoom! as the UK’s leading Bollywood dancercise specialist. October 2010 – More →
It’s six years ago today that we filmed the Just Jhoom! dance-fitness DVD using some fabulous Bollywood music tracks from blockbuster movies. And, even after all this time, the DVD is still relevant, fun and a must have if you are a Bollywood dance workout fan! Here is the making of the DVD – and to own your very own More →
When I first trained as a Just Jhoom! instructor, it became very clear from the start that Just Jhoom! was much more than just another dance fitness craze; rather, it was something pretty special that had evolved from the hearts and souls of real people. I soon discovered that the bond between the Creators, Directors and Instructors was like a More →