Teacher Feature – Jennie Jethwani    
Jennie Jethwani of Absolute Bollywood company is a renowned performer/choreographer/teacher. 

Jennie’s BellyBolly class takes place at Danceworks every Monday from 6 – 7pm. It combines the refined style of belly dance with the vibrant, energetic style of Bollywood. Each week the class works on a routine comprising of basic belly dance techniques and classic Bollywood moves.  Whilst doing this, students learn to acquire correct posture, confidence, toning and greater flexibility in movement. General level, everyone welcome. 

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IMG_3626xx_sp       What is Bollywood Dance?Bollywood dancing is a combination/fusion of several other styles. It is heavily influenced by classical Indian dances such as Kathak and Bhratnatyam. In addition, this style incorporates some high energy Bhangra (Panjabi style of folk dance) moves as well as the flair and finesse of Jazz. In recent years, Bollywood has become more westernized and commercial by fusing with Street, Hip Hop and Belly dance. About  Jennie Jethwani – Managing Director and Founder of Absolute Bollywood. Performer & Dance InstructorJennie is the founder and Managing Director of Absolute Bollywood. Dance has always been a passion for Jennie, with a focus on Bollywood and an array of diverse influences.Her interest in dance was induced from a young age and she was always keen to try different styles once she started her training at Syliva Young Theatre School.Jennie has performed and choreographed for several dance troupes in London with styles including Bollywood, Belly dance, Street, Soca and Reggaeton. Prior to Absolute Bollywood, Jennie was the Managing Director and Co Founder of Bollywood Dance London for over two years.  Her inspiring and dynamic choreographies seamlessly and respectfully fuse these dance traditions. Captivated by the art of belly dance in recent years, Jennie has introduced this sensuous and sultry style to her repertoire and currently teaches a specialised course known as BellyBolly at Danceworks in Mayfair.
         
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Jennie has numerous dance teaching qualifications including Impact Dance teacher training, YMCA ETM Qualification (Level 2 Part 1) and belly dance. She has performed publicly and privately at numerous venues in and outside of London and provided choreography for several large scale performances. She has taught and performed in India, Turkey, Monaco, Italy, France, Egypt & for Royal Caribbean International.  Jennie’s most notable performances include the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony, the Asian Music Awards at Wembley Arena, Russell Howard’s Good News, a guest appearance on BBC Newsnight, Diwali on The Square, Move It and the Mayor of London’s Bollywood Extravaganza.  She also has backing dance experience with well renowned artists such as Kanika Kapoor, Arjun, Golkartz, Ash King & the Vyas brothers.teacher training.  She has been teaching Bollywood dance for the past three years in major dance studios as well as internationally. 

Absolute Bollywood is a London based dance company providing world class Bollywood dance entertainment and education.  Their specialised team of professional dancers have years of experience entertaining and teaching a plethora of audiences worldwide regardless of their level! Moreover the team’s comprehensive knowledge of the industry makes them the ideal supplement to your wedding, hen night, team workshop, corporate event or other special occasion. Founded by Indian dance innovator Jennie Jethwani, Absolute Bollywood strives to make Bollywood and Indian dance more accessible in the UK. 

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