Book a Dance Workshop!


Beyond Bollywood(TM) is a South Asian Dance workshop created by Ashley Anjlien Kumar, a trained dance artist with 25 years of education and experience.

Beyond Bollywood™ is a South Asian Dance workshop created by Ashley Anjlien Kumar, a trained dance artist with 23 years of education and experience. In her workshop, Ashley takes participants on a journey to learn various styles of South Asian dance and dispel the myths surrounding what Bollywood is and how Bollywood Dance came to be. Ashley explores the history of dance in India and neighbouring countries, and explains the intricacies of Indian dance styles to participants. Ashley often brings vibrant visual aides to the workshops including posters, ghungaroo (ankle bells), and a Tabla set (Indian drums). Participants will learn movements from Classical, Folk and Modern Indian Dance styles. 

Benefits to participants:

  • Cultural and social engagement (…great for Social Studies classes or events celebrating diversity).

  • Engage in unique style of physical activity.

  • Gain awareness & knowledge about South Asian Performing Arts.

  • And of course…have fun!!

Ashley has a long list of clients including but not limited to:

  • City of Edmonton

  • Girl Guides

  • NAIT

  • Kings University College

  • Metro Continuing Education

  • The City of St. Albert

  • Various Elementary and secondary schools across Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan, AB.

To book, please email: Pricing will vary depending on your requirements.

Contact us:

Ph: 780-499-0866


Find us: Classes are offered in various locations including:


1)  SGSD DANCE STUDIO: South Edmonton

4638 99 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 5H5

2) West-End Studio: 9223 - 152 St NW (classes offered here during Covid-19 Pandemic outside of lockdown)


Our instructors have won artistic awards supported by:

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