Meet Our Instructors

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Prachi Shah
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Co-Founder of P&P Dance Crew.

Trained in Bollywood, Ballroom, Hip Hop, Bhangra, and Folk Dance.

Former member of UConn Husky Bhangra Team and UConn's Alima International Dance Team.

Experienced in choreographing and teaching dance to students of all ages for the past 12 years.

Purvi Shah
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Co-Founder of P&P Dance Crew.

Trained in Bollywood, Kathak, Salsa, and various Folk dance styles.

Judged several national and local dance competitions.

Experienced in choreographing and teaching dance to students of all ages for the past 12 years.

Ayana Jacob
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Senior Instructor

Trained in Bharatnatyam and Bollywood Fusion. Former member of UConn's premier Bollywood Fusion Team - UConn Surya.

Experienced in training teams and choreographing performances for several collegiate events and competitions.

Ariya Jacob
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Senior Instructor

Trained in Bharatnatyam and Bollywood Fusion. Former member of UConn's premier Bollywood Fusion Team - UConn Surya.

Experienced in training teams and choreographing performances for several collegiate events and competitions.

Archita Mundrathi
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Senior Dancer and Instructor at P&P Dance Crew.

Miss Teen India Connecticut 2019.

Trained in Bollywood, Bhangra, Raas/Garba, Hip Hop, Folk, and Fusion dance styles.

Experienced in choreographing performances and teaching dance to students of all ages.

Kira Ravat
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Senior Dancer and Instructor at P&P Dance Crew.

Winner of national charity dance competition.

Trained in Bollywood, Bhangra, Raas/Garba, Hip Hop, Folk, and Fusion dance styles.

Experienced in choreographing performances and teaching dance to students of all ages.

Disha Parikh
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Senior Dancer and Instructor at P&P Dance Crew.

Trained in Bollywood, Bhangra, Raas/Garba, Hip Hop, Folk, and Fusion dance styles.

Experienced in choreographing performances and teaching dance to students of all ages.

Anika Sharma
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Senior Dancer and Instructor at P&P Dance Crew.

Trained in Bharatnatyam, Bollywood, Bhangra, Raas/Garba, Hip Hop, Folk, and Fusion dance styles.

Experienced in choreographing performances and teaching dance to students of all ages.

Maansi Aghera
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Senior Instructor

Trained in Bharatnatyam, Bollywod, Folk, and Hip Hop. 

Experienced in choreographing and performing various dance styles for competitions and cultural events.

Safety Protocols in Studio

In-person classes will be held in our studio in Rocky Hill, CT​​

  • Masks required at all times

  • Disinfection of all studio surfaces between classes

  • Hand sanitizer provided before and after class

  • Air purifiers present in each room

  • No one allowed in waiting room - parents must wait outside the building

  • Please stay home if you have travelled outside of CT recently or are experiencing any symptoms like: fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle/body aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion, runny nose, vomiting, nausea, etc.

Ananya Chandra
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Senior Dancer and Instructor at P&P Dance Crew.

Trained in Bollywood, Bhangra, Raas/Garba, Hip Hop, Folk, and Fusion dance styles.

Experienced in choreographing performances and teaching dance to students of all ages.

Swetha Chandu
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Senior Dancer and Instructor at P&P Dance Crew.

Trained in Bollywood, Bhangra, Raas/Garba, Hip Hop, Folk, and Fusion dance styles.

Experienced in choreographing performances and teaching dance to students of all ages.