bollywood sisters

Joyful Modern Indian Dance


Bollywood Bliss

Weekend Goddess Dance Retreat

Fri 8th May- Sun 10th May 2015

A Transformational Weekend of Joyful Indian Dance,
Rejuvenation, Pampering,
Culture, Connection, Food and Fun!

 

 

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What is Bollywood Dance?

Bollywood is joyful modern indian dance blending classical and traditional indian, afro-latin, hip-hop and bellydance. It is fun and free-ing.

This retreat caters women of all levels of fitness and experience. Our focus this year is on nurturing, pampering and rejuvenating. Its a weekedn to take time out, dance, have fun and connect with other dancers.

The retreat starts 5pm Friday 8th and concludes 5pm Sunday 10th (you can stay Sunday night if you prefer not to travel that night).

 

During the retreat you will:

• Learn Bollywood dance
• Improve your fitness
• Destress and Unwind
• Make New Friends
• Eat delicious Indian Food
• Shine like a Bollywood star
• Rediscover Your Joy

Retreat Includes:

• Dance Instruction - Bollywood and Classical Indian Dance
• Yoga and Relaxation
• Henna Painting and Pampering
• Massage
• Bollywood Movies
• Food

The Venue

This year's retreat will be held at Shamila's beautiful rainforest sanctuary in Goonengerry (30mins from Byron Bay). Classes will be held in her brand new yurt. Edna will be cooking her beautiful Indian food for the weekend. Places are limited to 15 people so be sure to book quickly.

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Retreat Cost

$400 per person (includes all meals and tuition)

Accomodation

This year the retreat is completely residential so we have time to relax and connect and make the most of the time we have together.

There are few different options for accomodations:

Bring your own tent - $10 per night.

Shared Accomm inside Shamila's house - $30 per night

Self conatined studio cabin on the property $150 per night

Meals

The following meals are included in the retreat cost. We can cater to most dietary requirements so please let us know in advance.

Friday:Dinner

Saturday: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Morning tea.

Sunday: Breakfast, Lunch and Afternoon Tea

Bookings and Enquiries

Zerina 0423 019 335

zerina@bollywoodsisters.com


Past Participants

“I had the best time. The course was exactly what I had hoped for and I am still feeling the benefits in my body of a week of flooding my bodymind with joyful movement and being surrounded by loving kindness.”
- Donna , Australia

"I didn't know that my body could still move like that! Bollywood dance has re-awakened my spirit and body. Thank you so much Zerina for your passion, support and encouargement" - Anne, 65 Australia

"I love Bollywood dance! Its so fun and light hearted. It makes me instantly happy." - Chad, New Zealand

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YOUR FACILITATORS- ZERINA & SHAMILA

Zerina and Shamila are passionate and positive performing artists, dancers and facilitators. Australians of South Indian descent, they are so grateful to be specialising in Bollywood dance. The Bollywood Sisters have been dancing all her lives and their dance training stretches across the globe.

The sisters gift is in making Bollywood accessible, inspiring and fun for a range of different people. They are warm, funny, supportive and very energetic.

Zerina has trained in classical Indian, African, Latin, Bollywood, Belly dance, Classical Ballet, Modern dance, Hip hop, Jazz, Butoh and South Pacific Dance and is a fully qualified Yoga teacher.

“Dancing has always been my passion. I especially love Bollywood dance because it is so joyful and energetic but also because it is for everyone, young and old. For me, dance is an expression of life. When people move their bodies and connect with others, they experience a sense of joy and belonging. Assisting people connect with their true selves and their community is the reason I do this work. I feel honoured to share my own culture and ancestry".

Shamila has also trained in a wide variety of dance styles and has performed and facilitated workshops both locally and nationally. Shamila loves to share her passion for Bollywood Dance. “I am able to retain a wonderful connection to my cultural heritage whilst expressing my experience of contemporary multi-cultural Australia”. 


 

 

 

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