Arundhati, has been passionate about movement and physical fitness since a young age. She took to dancing professionally as an instructor and performer with the world’s leading Bollywood dance school, Shiamak Davar’s Dance Company in India. She has performed internationally at many global events and has performed with a host of celebrities like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Rani Mukherjee, Bryan Adams, A.R Rahman, Saif Ali Khan, Shiamak Davar, Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghosal, Sunidhi Chauhan, Isha Sherwani, Shankar Mahadevan and others to name a few. During her time in India, she trained hundreds of kids and adults in various genres of bollywood dance & managed several student shows from 2006 to 2012.
After working as a performer and instructor for 8 years with Shiamak Davar, Arundhati moved to the Northwest and brought her passion for dance and fitness here. Her dream to create a fun dance class while helping people keep fit led to the birth of BollyWorks. Arundhati has been recognized for her quality choreography, professionalism, original dance pieces, her ability to teach all ages, and her humor as she leads a class. BollyWorks today offers the most authentic flavor of Bollywood dance in the Pacific Northwest area.
Arundhati has spent most of her life engaged in some form of fitness and dance professionally. Her full-time job is that of a yoga teacher. She owns and runs one the city’s most well known yoga studios called Aham Yoga. She teaches yoga students, trains yoga teachers, travels to teach at yoga conferences around the country, hosts one of the top yoga blogs on the web and spends time keeping her bollywood dance passion alive through BollyWorks.
Since 2017, Arundhati has created Project Bollywood©. A in-house show for all participants of Project Bollywood 2018. This platform provides all students an opportunity to take the stage, get a chance to dance like a professional, step out of their comfort zone and be an inspiration to themselves and others.
When not in class, Arundhati enjoys spending time reading, exploring the PNW and drinking a hot cup of Indian chai.