Sat, 22 Jan|
Movement Series ~ Bollywood - Creatives Hui
Nau mai harae mai, Creativity - Culture - Connection Free Dance Classes & discussions at Grey Lynn Park, Auckland every Saturday 15th Jan- 5th Feb. Our 2nd hui (gathering) is with guest teacher Alesha Mehta sharing a Bollywood dance class.
Time & Location
22 Jan 2022, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Auckland, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
About the Event
Each session will have a similar flow structure of opening circle, dance class, collective discussion, closing circle.
Open to all, 1 meter distancing in place (Maximum of 25 people per class due to restrictions)
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Alesha Mehta is an Indian woman born and raised in Aotearoa who was taught how to dance by her mother at the age of three. Since then Alesha has continued to explore her passion of Bollywood dance and pursued a bachelor’s degree in dance at the University of Auckland. Whilst in her studies Alesha ventured to Helsinki for student exchange, taught dance in China and South Korea, and was awarded the Prime Ministers Scholarship where she traveled to India. Alesha continued to pursue postgraduate studies in dance and aspires to continue into academia. Alesha's curiosity lays within the realm of cultural agency and activation in performance practice through decolonial and feminist lenses. She uses four elements with ritual practice to explore her cultural heritage within dance.