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Find yourself uplifted by the vibrant colours and high energy music of Bollywood. Dance Masala’s classes are an amazing way to have fun, get fit and find community, while gaining a foundation in Bollywood dance.

Our 8-week term classes help develop strength, rhythm, confidence and artistry – offering performance opportunities at all levels. We teach Bollywood, Bollyhop, Urban Bhangra, Bollyfemme, Semi-Classical and Bollyfit (an aerobic style class set to Bollywood music). Our classes are in West End and Fortitude Valley. The term consists of technique followed by choreography!

About our Levels

  • Level 1 classes – entry-level – little to no dance experience or training
  • Level 2 classes – 1 years dance experience and training in beginner classes recommended
  • Level 3 classes – a minimum of 2-3 years prior dance experience and training
  • Level 4 classes – a minimum of 3-4 years prior dance experience and training required
  • Level 5 classes – pro level – a minimum of 6 years of professional training required

Term 1 runs from the 17th of February to the 10th of April. Sign up below!

Ready to dance? Register here.

 Term Dates for 2020

Term 1 – Monday 17th of February – Friday 10th of April

Term 2 – Monday 20th of April – Friday 12th of June

Term 3 – Monday 13th of July – Friday 4th of September

Term 4 – Monday 14th of September – Friday 6th of November

 Monday Classic Bollywood (Levels 1-2) & Dance Conditioning and Stretch at YCV Dance Studios, West End

6.30-7.30pm Classic Bollywood (Levels 1-2) with Shashi

Join Shashi for a fun-filled, typical Bollywood routine! A great introduction to the world of Bollywood dance!

Venue: YCV Dance Studios, 23 Kurilpa St, West End. Parking is available onsite.

7.30-8.30pm Dance Conditioning & Stretch with Drea

Want to take your dancing to the next level? Join Drea and Dance Masala’s Performance Company to improve your technique, strength, flexibility and learn injury prevention through this one-hour conditioning and technique class!

Venue: YCV Dance Studios, 23 Kurilpa St, West End. Parking is available onsite.

 Tuesday Bollyfit, Semi-Classical (Level 2) & Bollyhop (Level 2) at YCV Dance Studios, West End

6-7pm Bollyfit with Shashi

Getting fit while dancing to Bollywood songs? Is this a dream come true? YES! Join Shashi  for a one-of-a-kind fitness class combining aerobics and cardio to an energetic and joyous playlist of Bollywood songs.

Venue: YCV Dance Studios, 23 Kurilpa St, West End. Parking is available onsite.

7-8pm Semi-Classical (Level 2) with Drea

Join Drea and learn a beautiful routine influenced by classical Indian dance styles such as Kathak and Bharatanatyam.

Venue: YCV Dance Studios, 23 Kurilpa St, West End. Parking is available onsite.

8-9pm Bollyhop (Level 2) with Kashish & Gitanjali

‘Bollyhop’ combines Bollywood with hip hop, resulting in a hype dance style that’s ridiculously fun! Learn a energetic routine filled with grooves, isolations and, of course, attitude with Kashish & Gitanjali!

Venue: YCV Dance Studios, 23 Kurilpa St, West End. Parking is available onsite.

 Wednesday Urban Bhangra Technique (Open), Urban Bhangra Choreo (Level 3) & Bollyfemme (Level 4) at YCV Dance Studios, West End

6.30-7pm Urban Bhangra Technique (Open) with Drea

Nothing is more ENERGETIC than Bhangra! Expand your Bhangra dance vocabulary with this foundational class! It’s the perfect space to learn the basics so you can slay future choreography classes. You must attend this class if you sign up for Bhangra choreo class.

Venue: YCV Dance Studios, 23 Kurilpa St, West End. Parking is available onsite.

7-7.45pm Urban Bhangra Choreo (Level 3) with Drea

Utilise your Bhangra skills in a high-energy fusion routine that mixes Bhangra with Hip Hop. Anyone joining for the choreography class MUST also do the technique class. No exceptions.

Venue: YCV Dance Studios, 23 Kurilpa St, West End. Parking is available onsite.

7.45-9pm Bollyfemme (Level 4) with Drea

Embrace your inner Bollywood queen with Bollyfemme! Join Drea for a sassy AF routine and burn up the dancefloor at your next function.

Venue: YCV Dance Studios, 23 Kurilpa St, West End. Parking is available onsite.

 Thursday Semi-Classical (Levels 4-5) at ADC Studios, Fortitude Valley

7.30 – 8:45pm Semi-Classical (Levels 4-5) with Drea

Learn a beautiful routine based in the complexities of classical Indian dance. 4-5 years of professional dance experience & training is required.

Venue: Australian Dance Collective, Level 4, 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley – entry via Level 1 on Berwick St. Buzz us at ‘ADC Studios’ for entry. 

Parking: Street parking free after 5 or 6pm (depending on the street). Secure Parking on Berwick St offer a $5 parking deal for entry after 4pm. Read more on how to get to the centre here.

 Half-Price Fridays at ADC Studios, Fortitude Valley

6.30-7.30pm Half-Price Fridays

Join us for our community drop-in class each Friday at 6:30pm. For just $10, join us to move and groove to the latest Bollywood dance songs. Half-Price Fridays has a rotating schedule of teachers, check out our Instagram for a preview of the song, and please bring cash!

Venue: Australian Dance Collective, Level 4, 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley – entry via Level 1 on Berwick St. Buzz us at ‘ADC Studios’ for entry. 

Parking: Street parking free after 5 or 6pm (depending on the street). Secure Parking on Berwick St offer a $5 parking deal for entry after 4pm. Read more on how to get to the centre here.

 Past Class Performances

Does this choreography excite you? Then Dance Masala is the right company for you.

 Fee Structure

Become a DM Member!

We are very excited to be offering special DM Memberships for those who are serious about their dance classes! Becoming a DM Member gives you access to discounted classes, with unlimited giving you the opportunity to try as many of our classes as you’d like! Becoming a DM member also gives 1 free costume hire per year (performance hire only) and a bring a friend pass every 6 months! Talk about value!

To become a member, let us know which class pass you’d like to purchase, then register for GoCardless (our direct debit system) via this link (this is a MUST): https://pay.gocardless.com/AL00022BQ42F83

2 Class Pass Membership – $30/wk for 2 classes per week

3 Class Pass Membership – $40/wk for 3 classes per week

Unlimited Membership – $45/wk for unlimited classes each week

Other Payment Options

Full Term 8-Week Course (Levels 1-2) – $135.00

Full Term 8-Week Course (Levels 3-5 – 75 min classes) – $150.00 (Urban Bhangra INCLUDES technique class)

Casual Rate – $20 for Levels 1-2 classes & conditioning, $25 for Levels 3-5 classes, $15 for Bollyfit & Urban Bhangra Technique (Open), $10 for Half-Price Fridays

Bollyfit 5 Class Pass – $70

We accept cash, eftpos and most credit cards. There is a 2% service fee for all credit card and eftpos transactions.

Terms & Conditions of Payment

    • – Members get discounts on all Dance Masala Courses and Workshops
    • – Please commit to the course as missed classes set not only you back but the other students!
    • -Memberships are designed to flow through the year of courses, you can adapt as you go trying out many different styles.
    • – Membership is for your nominated classes only. All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.
    • – A program of one-off pop up classes will be available to members between courses. E.g. the week of the 9th – 23rd of September between Term 3 and 4
    • – If Dance Masala (in its absolute discretion) has to cancel a class, you will receive a credit for another class. This can be redeemed with any Dance Masala class of your level.
    • – Students are asked to keep a record of their payments and receipts.
    • – Dance Masala reserve their right to use substitute instructors in the case of accident or illness (at the same rate).
    • – There is a cancelation fee of $100 if membership is cancelled prior to or within a 3 month period.

 Current Routines

Monday Classic Bollywood (Levels 1-2) with Shashi

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Monday Dance Conditioning & Stretch with Drea

There is no set song for this class, music alternates weekly.

Tuesday Bollyfit with Shashi

Bollyfit alternates their fun-filled Bollywood playlist every three weeks.

Tuesday Semi-Classical (Level 2) with Drea

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Tuesday Bollyhop (Level 2) with Kashish & Gitanjali

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Wednesday Urban Bhangra Technique (Open) with Drea

There is no set song for this class, music alternates weekly.

Wednesday Urban Bhangra Choreo (Level 3) with Drea

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Wednesday Bollyfemme (Level 4) with Drea

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Thursday Semi-Classical (Levels 4-5) with Drea

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Half-Price Fridays 

Half-Price Fridays has a new song every week! Check out our social media to see what’s coming up.