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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, BollyFemme, Semi-Classical and Bollyfit (an aerobic style class set to Bollywood music). Our classes are in Newstead and Fortitude Valley. The term consists of technique followed by choreography!

Term 4 runs from the 23rd of September – 15th of November.

Ready to dance? Register here.

 Term Dates for 2019

Term 1 – Monday 4th of February – Friday 29th of March

Term 2 – Monday 29th of April – Monday 24th of June

Term 3 – Monday 15th of July – Friday 6th of September

Term 4 – Monday 23rd of September – Friday 15th of November

 Monday Beginner Bollywood at Hello Africa, Newstead

Beginner Bollywood ‘Ghar More Pardesiya’ with Drea 6:30pm

Want a bit of Bollywood and also some groove that you can take to the bank/any dancefloor? Or you’re just looking for a fun way to learn to dance and meet some new friends in a relaxed and supportive environment? Either way, this is the class for you! Join Drea to get on top of the basics of Bollyhop grooves while learning a choreography at the same time!

Venue: Hello Africa, 16 Proe St, Newstead

Parking: Street parking is available nearby, or the Gasworks is an 8-minute walk to the studio.

 Tuesday Bollyfit, Beginner Bollywood & Upper Beginner Bollywood at EDC Studios, Fortitude Valley

Bollyfit with Shashi 6:00pm

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: Expressions Studio, Level 4, 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley – entry via Level 1 on Berwick St. Buzz us at ‘EDC Studio’ 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.

Beginner Bollywood ‘Ghar More Pardesiya’ with Drea 6:45pm

Are you looking to start your illustrious journey to becoming a Bollywood star? Or you’re just looking for a fun way to learn to dance and meet some new friends in a relaxed and supportive environment?  Join Drea for a fun and lively Bollywood dance class accessible to all levels and abilities, sure to get you smiling and your blood pumping.

Venue: Expressions Studio, Level 4, 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley – entry via Level 1 on Berwick St. Buzz us at ‘EDC Studio’ for entry. 

Parking: Street parking free after 5 or 6pm (depending on the street). Secure Parking on Berwick St offer a $7 parking deal for entry after 4pm. Read more on how to get to the centre here.

Upper-Beginner ‘Kajra Re’ with Ritika 7:45pm

Think you’re ready to graduate from Beginner class but not ready to jump into Intermediate? Then this class is for you! This class will help you level up your dancing and build your confidence if Intermediate courses are your goal! Join the amazingly positive Ritika in this fun dance course.

Venue: Expressions Studio, Level 4, 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley – entry via Level 1 on Berwick St. Buzz us at ‘EDC Studio’ 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.

 Wednesday Intermediate Semi-Classical & BollyFemme at EDC Studios, Fortitude Valley

Intermediate Semi-Classical ‘Silsila Ye Chahat Ka’ with Drea 6:30pm

Join Drea and get in touch with your classical roots!

Venue: Expressions Studio, Level 4, 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley – entry via Level 1 on Berwick St. Buzz us at ‘EDC Studio’ 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.

Intermediate BollyFemme ‘Chikni Chameli’ with Drea 7:45pm

It’s sassy, femme and fun. Join Drea for this dance with plenty of nakhra and loads of energy. Don’t miss it!

Venue: Expressions Studio, Level 4, 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley – entry via Level 1 on Berwick St. Buzz us at ‘EDC Studio’ 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 Friday 6:30pm at EDC Studios, Fortitude Valley

Half Price Fridays 6:30pm Weekly

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! Half Price Friday is on every week!

Venue: Expressions Studio, Level 4, 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley – entry via Level 1 on Berwick St. Buzz us at ‘EDC Studio’ 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

Casual Rate – $25.00 per Intermediate class, $20 per Beginner class, $15 for Bollyfit

Bollyfit as a Course – $110 for 1 class per week

Beginner Course – $125 for 1 class per week (20% discount!)

Intermediate Course – $150 for 1 class per week (25% discount!)

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 6:30pm Beginner Bollywood with Drea

Tuesday 6:00pm (JWC Valley) Bollyfit with Shashi 

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

Tuesday 6:45pm (JWC Valley) Beginner Bollywood with Drea

Tuesday 7:45pm (JWC Valley) Upper-Beginner with Ritika

Wednesday 6:30pm (JWC Valley) Intermediate Semi-Classical with Drea

Wednesday 7:45pm (JWC Valley) BollyFemme Intermediate Bollywood with Drea