is currently being bedazzled by all things Bollywood. With Europeans
having acquired a seemingly insatiable appetite for Indian culture
in all its forms (and not just the cuisine!), it seems that the
UK cannot get enough of the vibrant colours, passion, glamour and
energy of India. Selfridges indulged its customer with a Bollywood
extravaganza in May of this year; the West End is being treated
to Andrew Lloyd Webber's Bombay
Dreams and Robert Carlisle's The
Guru looks set to follow the film successes of Bend it like
Beckham and Monsoon Wedding.
To follow this trend, Momentum Pictures has released Honey Kalaria's
'Bollywood Workout', an exercise video and DVD based on the music
and dance of the Indian film and dance music industry.
video, which is a blend of Bollywood and Bhangra style dance moves
and aerobics aims to exhilarate, energise, trim and tone. The brainchild
of dancer, teacher and choreographer extraordinaire, Honey Kalaria,
the Banana Split Crew who also produced Geri Halliwell's keep fit
video, put Honey through the paces during the filming in Putney
into five parts, starting with a warm-up and ending with a cool
down routine 'Bollywood Workout' makes exercise fun. Honey claims
"the dance moves can be practised in just a few minutes
each day. Bhangracise is a dynamic and highly energetic form
of exercise, it is also a fast and effective calorie burning
workout for every part of the face and body". The music
is based on Honey's debut album 'Time 2 Dance'.
now you have an excuse for the next time you are caught dancing
along with Shah Rukh Khan or Aishwarya Rai Bollywood routine!
Kalaria started dancing at the age of 4, mastering classical dance,
rock & roll, Latin American, disco & belly dance. By her
early teenage years she gained the title of professional international
performing artist and has performed throughout the world, including
dancing in the UK for Her Majesty the Queen, Tony Blair and the
late Princess Diana. Honey wanted to share her joy in dance with
others and founded Diva Entertainments and Honey's Dance Academy
in 1997. It was the first British-Asian dance Academy to open featuring
courses in modern Indian dance and Bhangra, as well as acting and
dance classes. The Academy is frequently approached by Bollywood
film directors offering Honey's students the opportunity to star
in their movies.
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