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Class Description

This is the perfect introductory class for those new to Bollywood, as well as offering something fresh each week to those with prior dance experience. The ‘drop in’ format is designed to help you relax, increase your fitness levels and build your confidence within the hour; you’ll be surprised at what you can achieve!

Within each class we also teach a selection of bollywood and bhangra dance floor survival tips. If you have been invited to an Indian wedding, or if you are even prepararing for your own, this dance class offers a fab opportunity to brush up on all those signature dance floor moves!

Nileeka’s classes were recommended by The Daily Mirror as the place to go for a 5* Bollywood Dance experience..

 

CLASSES

Minimum age: 16

Thursday

The Bollywood Co.
Beginner
19.00-20.00
£6                                     Studio 11

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@thebollywoodco

Biography

Nileeka Gunawardene is a pioneer of Bollywood Dance. Her first venture, Bollywood Dance London, won her numerous awards and high praise for her efforts to bring Indian dance and culture to the cosmopolitan city of London.

Now, her new company ‘The Bollywood Co.’ continues to inspire audiences through both live performance and interactive participation. The Bollywood Co. builds upon the foundations of Bollywood Dance London, with dance at the heart of its offerings, however, The Bollywood Co. additionally provides a full event theming service, giving a variety of audiences the opportunity to experience Bollywood like never before!Having acquired her craft at The Pineapple Performing Arts School, Nileeka knows what it takes to become a professional dancer. Pineapple’s motto is ‘survival of the fittest’ and nothing could be more appropriate for Nileeka. Despite having numerous setbacks in her career, Nileeka has always overcome whatever obstacles life throws her way, and she continues to inspire her students to do the same.Nileeka has been the resident Bollywood Dance Instructor at Pineapple Dance Studios and Danceworks for the past 5 years. She also teaches weekly dance classes LA Fitness (Great Portland Street) and Fitness First (Oxford Circus). Wherever you find Nileeka, you will not find an empty class!To find out more about Nileeka, visit: www.Nileeka.com. To find out more about her company, The Bollywood Co., please see: www.TheBollywoodCo.com.

You can check out Nileeka’s most recent TV appearance here: 

Recent Credits:
Mystery Guest on Russell Howard’s Good News, BBC Newsnight, The Alan Titchmarsh Show, Adnan Sami Concert (Wembley Arena), The Asian Music Awards 2012 (Wembley Arena), The Asian Music Awards 2011 (The Roundhouse), Diwali on Trafalgar Square (2010, 2011, 2012), American Express Departures & Centurion Magazine’s ‘India’ Issue Cover Star, Face of MOVE IT Dance 2012, Choreographer for Nestle’s Flat Belly Workout DVD.