About this pro


My name is Swarali. I am originally from Mumbai, India and relocated to New York 3 years ago. 

- Over 13 years of teaching experience working with kids, adults, seniors, teenagers, people on the autistic spectrum, presenting with physical/mental disability or mental illness

- Certified Dance Fitness Instructor and Licensed Dance Movement Psychotherapist

- Performed solo with Riz Ahmed for Stephen Colbert show on CBS, solo with Oscar-winning music director A.R.Rahman for IIFA awards, finalist/choreographer of Asia's Biggest Dance Reality show Dance India Dance, Winner of International Indian Icon a global dance competition, choreographer for Bollywood movies, world tours, commercial music videos and Broadway musicals

- Trained in Indian classical dance, BollyX, Bollywood, Folk dance, yoga, jazz, contemporary, jazz funk, and modern

- Creator of BollyHeels and BollyPop and taught all over the US

- Over 42k followers on Instagram and 11k subscribers on youtube in less than a year! 

- Featured on DanceOn, Gaana.com,Sheemaro and many more viral social media channels

- Been born and brought in the heart of Bombay and having worked almost 10 years in the Bollywood industry, expect some authentic Bollywood moves ;)

- Years of experience and training in multiple dance and fitness disciplines allows me to modify my session according to the needs of my clients

You can check my work here: 

Dance Reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYUZIoboW80&t=29s

Fusion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOPEW7OUxJQ

Bollywood Class video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCqX3KD8BFA

BollyPOP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Q73W1DuhX8

At the Colbert show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLCdVWW3ns8

Professional Dance Videos:


I love connecting with new people, learn new things, and share knowledge doing what I love so much - Dance!! Dance has changed my life, it has given me purpose, it has helped me through tough times in my life and I want to spread the joy of dancing and help others, the way it has helped me :) 

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New York, NY 10010
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

1) The student and I will exchange contact information.

2) We will briefly discuss the needs/preferences of the student.

3) I will then provide a package with price and location and the student can pick whichever option is most convenient to them. 

4) Students can make payments with venmo, cash or check. 

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

- Masters Degree in Dance Movement Psychotherapy

- Certified Dance Fitness Instructor

- Trained in yoga, kinesiology, aerobics, and anatomy

- Training in various dance form since the age of 6 and working professionally since the age of 12. ie. Almost 20 years of dance training and 13 years of teaching experience

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Pricing is highly dependent on the requirements of the client

How did you get started teaching?

I started teaching as part of Shiamak Davars School of the Performing Arts, which is a Global Jazz Dance School with classes in almost 12 different countries. I went on to do private tuitions, teaching at schools, colleges, hospitals, and working as a professional choreographer for TV, movies, and Broadway musical. 

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