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 →
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.