Our classes

Garba workshops for Navratri

Come and join Elisha and Jayna in our Aakash Odedra Company Studios for a traditional Garba dance class to celebrate Navratri! Bring your own dandiya with you and come dressed to impress in traditional attire.

Saturday 9 October, 7-8:30pm
Saturday 16 October, 7-8:30pm

Or join Supriya and Yashni at Harrow Arts Centre in London for a traditional Garba dance class to celebrate Navratri! Bring your own dandiya with you and come dressed to impress in traditional attire.

Saturday 9 October, 7:30–9pm

Over 55s Bollywood Workout

Join Swapnil between 4-5pm every Tuesday in Oadby for our over 55s Bollywood workout classes. Keep fit in a fun and creative way with Shiamak Midlands this autumn.

3 people from our over 55s group dancing

Book for the whole term above, or book your place in an individual class for just £5 per hour of dance.

Winter Funk

Shiamak’s termly classes offer a one-of-a-kind training programme for students of all ages and abilities.

Join our 11 week Winter Funk term to improve your health, make friends, develop your dance technique and confidence. Work towards performing in the Winter Funk Showcase where you can bring your family and friends along for a full evening of dance as you light up the stage.

Come and learn how to Bollywood dance from our amazing Shiamak trained teachers in our 11 week Winter Funk term.

Choose your age and location below to book your class:

Kids: age 5-7

Enjoy a fun Bollywood dance class with our Shiamak trained teachers, Swapnil or Supriya.

London kids classes

Croydon, Friday 5:30pm – 6:15pm
Harrow, Saturday 11:15am – 12:00pm
Ilford, Tuesday 5:30pm – 6:15pm

Midlands kids classes

Solihull, Friday 5:00pm – 5:45pm
Coventry, Monday 5:00pm – 5:45pm
Oadby, Tuesday 5:15pm – 6:00pm
Milton Keynes, Thursday 6:05pm – 6:50pm
Belgrave, Thursday 5:15pm – 6:00pm & Sunday 11:15am – 12:00pm

Online kids class

Saturday 11:15am – 12:00pm

Preteens: age 8-12

Improve your Bollywood dance skills in fun lessons with our Shiamak trained teachers, Swapnil or Supriya.

London preteens classes

Croydon, Friday 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Harrow, Saturday 12:15pm – 1:15pm
Ilford, Tuesday 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Midlands preteens classes

Solihull, Friday 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Coventry, Monday 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Oadby, Tuesday 6:15pm – 7:15pm
Milton Keynes, Thursday 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Belgrave, Thursday 6:15pm – 7:15pm & Sunday 12:15pm – 1:15pm

Online preteens class

Saturday 12:15pm – 1:15pm

Adults: age 13+

For adults of any ability to join in and learn a dance routine to develop your Bollywood dance technique with our Shiamak trained teachers, Swapnil or Supriya.

London adults classes

Croydon, Friday 7:45pm – 8:45pm
Harrow, Saturday 10:00am – 11:00am
Ilford, Tuesday 7:45pm – 8:45pm

Due to popular demand, we have also added a Teens class (ages 13-17) in Harrow, Wednesday 8:00 – 9:00pm

Midlands adults classes

Solihull, Friday 7:15pm – 8:15pm
Coventry, Monday 7:15pm – 8:15pm
Oadby, Tuesday 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Milton Keynes, Thursday 8:15pm – 9:15pm
Belgrave, Thursday 7:30pm – 8:30pm & Sunday 10:00am – 11:00am

Online adults class

Saturday 10:00am – 11:00am

Special Potential & Advanced Training

Access to our SPB (Special Potential Batch, for ages 13+), JSPB (Junior Special Potential Batch, for ages 5-12 years) or ATB (Advanced Training Batch, for ages 13+) is by invitation to audition. Keep up the hard work you have put into your training and development and join us online once a week for an hour and half class to get you back to full fitness and improve on your dancing.

Winter Funk Showcase

The Winter Funk Showcase for London based students is on Sat 13 Nov or for Midlands based students is on Sun 21 Nov.
Online students will have the opportunity to perform in person at one of the showcases OR be part of a film that will be shown at the showcase

 

 

Occasional classes on offer:

Alongside our Kids, Preteens, Teens and Adults classes, we occasionally run some special sessions with our Shiamak teachers. Here are some that have taken place recently:

Style Sundays

Come join us this summer funk term every Sunday and learn from a range of our instructors in a variety of your favourite styles. Classes are for ages 13+, and Swapnil, Supriya, Jayna, Yashni and Chandni will be teaching you a range of styles including, bollywood, jazz, contemporary, bollyhop, kathak, bollysass, bollybelly and more! Each Sunday you will get the chance to learn form a different instructor and a different style.

Family Class

Come join Jayna this term and get the whole family moving with our Family Class – the class that encourages all members of the family/household aged 5+ to get involved and get off the sofa to have some fun and dance together in their living room.

Participants can bring their mums, dads, siblings, children, grandparents and pets onto the zoom sessions every Saturday to join other Shiamak student families in some fun and dance – why not make it a must have weekly family activity.

Bollywood Workout with Swapnil

Work out and get fit to your favourite Bollywood hits! With classes for ages 13+, join Swapnil every Monday for this fun dancercise workout – you get to dance along to your favourite Bollywood tunes whilst improving your fitness and over all health at the same time.

Retro Bollywood with Supriya

This summer funk term we are throwing it back every Wednesday with Supriya to give you some retro Bollywood classics! If you’re 13+ years, come along and join in the fun by dancing along to your favourite retro classic Bollywood movie tunes.

Jam with Jayna

This summer funk term, if you’re aged 13+, join Jayna every Thursday and learn some of your favourite styles including Bollyhop, Bollysass & Bollywood. Come and jam with Jayna on Thursdays and have some fun!

UK Over 55s online with Supriya

Come join our ONLINE Bollywood dance classes for adults aged 55+ years! These Shiamak classes offer a one of a kind programme for participants aged 55 and over to come and learn Shiamak’s trademark dance styles, have some fun, meet with and make new friends and get healthy with our specially trained dance instructors. This is not just a chance for you to dance and get moving but a chance to meet other people across the UK aged 55+ to connect with them and share the joy of dance.

Personal Training

We are offering personal training sessions with our expert Shiamak Instructors, Supriya and Swapnil, from Sun 6 June to Sun 4 July 2021. They both have years of experience training and performing with Shiamak Davar himself. Whether you’re interested in sharpening up your skills in a particular style, want assistance creating the choreography for your competition routine, or you just want to have fun, these sessions are perfect for that personal touch

Supriya currently teaches our as part of our London based team, and her specialist styles include Bollywood, Bolly Hop and BollySass.

Swapnil teaches as part of our Midlands based team, and his specialist styles include Bollywood, Indo-Contemporary & Bolly Hop.

These private classes are available for ages 5 and up and will take place online via Zoom.

If you’d like to discuss any of our classes with a member of the team please get in touch, call 0743 744 2625 or email education@aakashodedra.com