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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 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 3 runs from the 15th of July – 6th of September.

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 16th of September – Friday 9th of November

 Monday Beginner Bollyhop at YCV Dance, Newstead

‘Dheeme Dheeme’ Beginner Bollyhop 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 for a chilled out, groove-based choreography to ‘Dheeme Dheeme’ by Tony Kakkar. Get on top of the basics of Bollyhop grooves while learning a choreography at the same time!

Venue: YCV Dance, 16 Proe St, Newstead

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

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

Bollyfit with Shashi & Himalee 6:00pm

Getting fit while dancing to Bollywood songs? Is this a dream come true? YES! Join Shashi & Himalee 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 Bolly-Bhangra 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? Bhangra is an energetic and cheerful folk dance from Punjab. At Dance Masala, we believe in fusion so our bhangra is a mix of traditional and modern, with a little Bollywood and occasional hip hop thrown in. Join Drea for a fun and lively bhangra-influenced Bollywood 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 with Ritika 7:45pm

We are excited to welcome Ritika to our Dance Masala teaching faculty! 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 ‘First Class’ 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 Bollyhop & Intermediate BollyFemme at EDC Studios, Fortitude Valley

‘Dil Dooba’ Bollyhop Intermediate with Akshay 6:30pm

We are extremely excited to have Akshay Solanki join our teaching team this term. Akshay is a talented and versatile dancer, and a warm and encouraging teacher. He has choreographed a piece to EVERYONE’S FAVOURITE GROOVE, Dil Dooba. We cannot wait to share this with you all! Class is 75-minutes.

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.

‘Hauli Hauli’ BollyFemme with Drea 7:45pm

It’s sassy, femme and fun. Join Drea for this dance with plenty of nakhra, a little bhangra 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.

 Thursday Intermediate Semi-Classical at EDC Studios, Fortitude Valley

‘Ghar More Pardesiya’ Intermediate Semi-Classical with Drea 6:30pm

Get in touch with your classical roots and join Drea for this beautiful routine!

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 Friday 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 Friday has a rotating schedule of teachers, check out our Instagram for a preview of the song and please bring cash!

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 as an alternative way to pay! Becoming a DM Member allows you to purchase discounted classes, with unlimited giving you the opportunity to try as many of our classes as you’d like! Membership lasts for 3 months, giving you access to our regularly scheduled classes, as well as to pop-up classes we will be holding between terms. Due to the term-like structure of our classes, using the class passes to attend the same classes each week would be most beneficial. 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

Term 3 Special – $100 for Beginner Courses, $120 for Intermediate Courses

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 – 13th 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 Bollyhop with Drea

Tuesday 6:00pm (JWC Valley) BollyFit with Shashi & Malee

BollyFit has an alternating playlist every 3 weeks filled with fun-filled Bollywood songs. Come dance!

Tuesday 6:45pm (JWC Valley) Beginner Bolly-Bhangra with Drea

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

Wednesday 6:30pm (JWC Valley) Intermediate Bollyhop with Akshay

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

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