New Hyde Park, NY (PressExposure) May 13, 2011 -- Young Indian Culture Group, Inc. (YICG), a not-for-profit New York based academy is providing Bollywood dance classes to children and adults. The classes would enable students of both Indian and non-Indian backgrounds to comprehend India's admirable dance heritage. The Indian dance training is intended to benefit students from the Long Island and Queens communities in NYC. The venue of the classes is the Herricks Middle School, 7 Hilldale Drive, Albertson, NY 11507.
Training for Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Students
Bollywood dance classes are available for beginner, intermediate, and advanced learners. The dance teacher is from Bollywood Performing Arts in Hicksville and provides the training in one-hour sessions. The classes incorporate the following:
- Warm-up routines
- Stretching exercises
- Instruction in
- Accurate and graceful body movements
- Correct timing
- Accurate facial expressions and hand gestures
With the training they get from the classes, students would be able to deliver professional dance performances, entertain their friends or family, take exams, or participate in competitions.
More About Bollywood Dance
This is the kind of dance seen in Bollywood films. It blends different styles such as belly dancing, Indian folk, "modern," Western erotic dancing, kathak, jazz, and Western popular. It is popular globally and provides for a lively, fun workout. In the context of the film, the song and dance items are included to suit the particular situation in the film whether romance, sadness, or happiness.
YICG is a not-for-profit academy established in 1993 to make Asian Indians in New York aware of their Indian cultural and spiritual roots. The academy conducts classes, performances, festival events, outreach forums, and workshops to meet its objectives. Rathi Raja is the founder of YICG. YICG carries out its activities with the help of contributions from donors.