Enterprenuer. Dancer. Sanity-seeker.
bOLLywood dance academy and performing arts company
Pia is our instructor for the Kids group class. A disciplined choreographer, Pia brings a systematic process to teaching that students can imbibe with ease. She has undertaken the mandatory Kriti Dance Teacher training course prior to teaching. She says 'dance makes her feel empowered, sparks her creativity and expands her horizons!' Pia brings her discipline and talent to the classes and we're excited to have her join us.
Kashish is our instructor for the Youth group class. A creative choreographer, Kashish brings her youthful energy to class and combines hip-hop with Bollywood. She has undertaken the mandatory Kriti Dance Teacher training course prior to teaching. She is known to choreograph dance steps even at midnight to refresh herself and says 'dance helps her sleep better!' Kashish brings her creativity and talent to the classes and we're excited to have her join us.
Bilkish is our instructor for the Adults group class in April 2015. Being a new mom of an 8-month old girl, she's managing family and dance with two dancing feet. She has undertaken the mandatory Kriti Dance Teacher training course prior to teaching. She says her motivation for dance is 'a fitness element after pregnancy!' Bilkish brings her creativity and infectious laughter to the classes and we're excited to have her join us.
Kriti Dance started as a dream of Kriti, who won Working Mother of the Year award in 2006, is a working mother of two, and has been featured on several TV channels/print media. She has been formally trained in two traditional Indian dance styles (Kathak and Bharatnatyam), contemporary, folk and modern dance styles since the tender age of 6 years old.
Growing up in an metropolitan city (Dubai) with a diverse cultural background, Kriti had the advantage of absorbing different cultures from the East and West. Her childhood was spent in India, her formative years were in Dubai and her college education was completed in the USA. Her undergraduate degree is in Business Management and Economics and her MBA degree specializes in Technology Management.
Students of Kriti Dance have performed at several regional and state levels in USA. Their passion, enthusiasm and energy can be demonstrated across different genres, whether it is the film festivals, cultural festivals, sports or national events.
July 2015 marked the eleventh NBA production for Kriti Dance and with each production grows the team’s enthusiasm to perform with the Mercury and the Suns!
Kriti Dance has grown into one of the premier Bollywood dance academies in USA, offering Bollywood dance classes for Adults, Kids and Youth.