Tue, Aug 17|
Bollywood Nights: Dance + Eat + Connect! (FLL)
Spice up your week and join us with a special Bollywood dance class + Indian food tasting with Indian Harbor. Grab your sneakers and get ready to move with Pooja Uberoi! Plus, Henna station and pop-up Rupees shop!
Time & Location
Aug 17, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:45 PM
Fort Lauderdale, 301 SW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
About the Event
Spice up your week with Pooja Uberoi on Tuesday, Aug 17 at 6:30PM for a special Bollywood dance class at Society Las Olas. Grab your sneakers and get ready to move! Learn something new, meet new people, and have fun! Enjoy Indian bites after class from Indian Harbor restaurant plus a chance to win gift cards to their new site!
- Learn how to dance Bollywood style with dance teacher, Pooja Uberoi
- Sample Indian food (samosa, mix vegetable pakora, and chia pudding) after class with Indian Harbor
- Pop-up Henna station to benefit the Vathsalya Happy Home Orphanage (Odisha, India)
- Shop Rupees (homegoods, decor, and apparel)
Check-in at 6:15PM at the rooftop yoga lawn (covered).
We will also have a special pop-up Henna tattoo station with Pooja Gupta from Vathsalya Henna. Henna tattoos are a form of body art and temporary skin decoration in which decorative designs are created on a person's body, using a paste created from the powdered dry leaves of the henna plant. All of the Henna proceeds will be going to Vathsalya Happy home Orphanage located in Odisha, India. Suggested donation $15.
What is Bollywood?
Bollywood Dance originated from the Bollywood (Hindi) Movie Industry as a free style dance fused with elements from Indian classical and folk dance forms. It has been and still a song and dance sequence with larger than life expression through various different moves, grandeur sets, picturesque locations and large ensemble.
BollyJazz - This fusion dance class brings you the best of the expressive beauty and contagious energy of Bollywood's most stylized dances and mashes them up with the influences of hip hop, Latin, jazz, funk and street styles.
About Pooja Uberoi
Pooja was born and raised in New Delhi, India and later moved to Mumbai to work in film and television as a Choreographer and the head of one of the biggest Jazz schools in India. Pooja will share her experiences as a dance instructor while growing up in India.
After spending 2 decades in the dance world in India she moved to New York and started Ikigai USA and BollyJazz. Pooja is a trained E-RYT 200-Hr Hatha yoga teacher from an institute in Bangalore, India. She has been inspired by her own journey to create something for the world through dance. She believes dance has the power to heal and connect the world and must be part of everyone's life. Her company, IKIGAIUSA, helps and encourages people to follow their passion and mission by encouraging them to follow their IKIGAI. Pooja currently shuttles between New York City and Miami to teach students in both cities. Pooja also teaches Bollywood as part of various public school dance residencies in Brooklyn, NY. Pooja is also on the executive board for Young BK Professionals base din Brooklyn - A committee that supports the growth of young professionals & entrepreneurs in their 20s & 30s to foster the future leaders of Brooklyn. Bollywood Dance originated from the Bollywood (Hindi) Movie Industry as a free style dance fused with elements from Indian classical and folk dance forms. It has been and still is a song and dance sequence with larger than life expression through various different moves, grandeur sets, picturesque locations and large ensemble.
The event will be on the covered lawn at Society Las Olas, pool level. Parking is validated in the garage up to three hours. Please go to the main lobby and have security let you up to the pool deck.
Unfortunately no refunds are allowed.
Early Bird$20.00+$0.50 service feeSold Out
General$30.00+$0.75 service fee
Bring a Group! (3 tix)$75.00+$1.88 service fee