Around 2 years ago my partner Jeremy was diagnosed with cancer. It blew my world apart. Many of you will know that I was travelling around the country training Just Jhoom! Instructors at the time – spreading the Joys of Jhoom! After the diagnosis I realised that I didn’t want to travel as much – I needed (and wanted) to More →
Dance classes When you become a Bollywood Dance Teacher the obvious way to earn money is to start Bollywood dance classes. But that’s only half the story! I earn so much of my income doing a variety of other events, workshops and teaching gigs. Not only does this work out to be hugely lucrative, but it keeps things varied and More →
1) Firstly, because I love to dance… Since my first dance performance at the age of 3, I have loved dancing. When I was 18 I decided to put dance behind me and focus on a business career – and I was miserable. Circumstances in my late 20s (namely being hospitalised with clinical depression) brought me back to dance. Practising More →
I am thrilled that I can finally unveil our new Just Jhoom! website. www.justjhoom.co.uk The old website was wonderful for when we first started the company, but we have moved on from those early days into a company that is about so much more than just Bollywood dance-fitness. And, we needed a new, fresh and bright website to reflect our More →
There’s excitement building in the South Asian Dance community as Navadisha 2016 approaches. http://navadisha2016.co.uk/ This 3-day conference is being billed as a “trailblazing conference that seeks to stimulate, steer and secure the future of South Asian Dance as part of UK’s ever growing dance landscape!” Participants are being encouraged to attend to “Celebrate, Deliberate, Collaborate” with dance teachers, students, practitioners, More →
In my last blogpost I talked about using props when Teaching Bollywood Dance in schools. Take a look at some examples of the props I use for all ages. Jungle Jhoom! is available in our shop. As always, email me if you have any questions about Teaching Bollywood Dance in schools.
With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge currently in India, and hobnobbing with the elite of Bollywood – it’s never been a better time to host a Bollywood-themed birthday party for your child. Bollywood-themed parties generally work best for girls – although I’ve done a couple for boys too – but as they’re not so popular I’m going to focus More →
I first started teaching Bollywood dance to children when I was in my early twenties. Nearly twenty years later I finally have it figured out! And, I wish someone had given me these tips all those years ago. It would have saved a lot of pain, sweat and tears. Ok – so it’s not been that bad! But, it really More →