Sunday, January 17, 2010

African Dances in India

Have you ever dance the Dogon or Manjini? No? Don’t be embarrassed of your inferior knowledge. It’s very obvious to unheard about those names because most of the people relates Afro –American dance with much rollicked salsa, hip hop and raps. Though the footwork of black culture is not popular in India but Dogon and Manjini rules in Africa their every occasion from birth and baptism to wedding and funeral.

In India there is now a growing rage of learning the traditional black dances than Beyonce’s toady gyrations. In the capital Delhi, short courses on black dances are conducted in few place. In the courses anyone between 20 to 40 years old can join, only condition is, the person has to be dance aficionado. The pelvis the basis of Afro jazz dance. Manjini, a Senegalese dance, which is world’s fastest require strong and flexible stomach and back muscles.

Delhi based institution offers a 12 week course, have few Indian students as compared to major white Americans. According to some students, move are very different from Western dance and based on beats rather than melody. Sometimes, 12 drums beats simultaneously and a dancer must move the upper torso to the beats of one drum and hips and legs to another.

African And Other Dance Schools In Delhi

Western Dance,Aerobics,Creative Dance Classes are held for 15 to 35 age group, For Female only. Mon, Wed, Friday. Morning and Evening classes. Contact Person: Trishna Sarkar Address: Mayur Vihar Phase 3, New Delhi, New Delhi - 110011
• Western Dance Classes are held for Western Dance. Contact Person: Chandan Kumar Timings: 7.00 PM to 10.00 A.M. Address: Laxmin Nagar, Delhi Delhi - 110019
• Dance School In Noida
Near PVR Spice World, C-48, Sector-28


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