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Bollywood Axion


There is nothing like the feeling of sitting in a dark theater and getting swept away in the emotion and drama on the big screen. Throw in a big, bright, frenetic dance number and you’ve got an experience you won’t soon forget. These sequences are the very unique calling card of Bollywood films. Pooja Narang wants everyone to enjoy this style of dance, which helps make the Indian film industry the largest in the world. She started Bollywood Axion in 2003 to teach Bollywood moves – as well as Bhangra, Garba, and Raas dances. These mixtures of traditional Indian dance – along with jazz, hip hop, salsa and ballet influences – get your whole body moving. For Pooja, choreographing and teaching is her calling. She says, “It’s the only way I can contribute and spread my love for the music and dance of the Indian Cinema.” The studio in 10018 offers classes for absolute beginners and experienced dancers, and features an in-house dance troupe called BAX Dance Company. Whether you’re in for a new, fun workout, want to look like an expert dancing at an Indian wedding, or want to feel like a movie star, Bollywood is calling.

257 West 39th Street



  • By Crystal From Berkeley – 05-22-08 at 12:58 pm

    Hey Pooja it’s Crystal from Berekely College, you know the girl with (neck roll). I wanted to tell you how much fun I had at the Open Center with class. I wouild love to take more classes and become refine at what I am doing. Please feel free to contact me when you can, I am sure your busy speading Bollywood Love. LOL

    Hope to see you in Bollyland.

  • By CiNYC – 05-22-08 at 2:41 pm

    Hi Crystal, we’ll pass the message on to Pooja. Have you checked out some of our other bhangra-related posts? Watch our video with Sarina Jain, she’s the “Indian Jane Fonda.” Thanks and stay cool…

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