Dandiya – Folk Dance of Gujarat, India

Learn about the culture of India as you learn the steps of the Dandiya – a traditional folk dance – with CultureALL Ambassador Sonal Mistry.

Workshop Description

Students will learn about the history and cultural significance of the “Dandiya” dance, also known as the “Stick Dance”. Students will learn the rhythm of the sticks and the steps to this native dance, try on traditional clothing, and learn about the role of dance in Indian gatherings and celebrations.

Workshop Details:

Ambassador Sonal Mistry
Region/Culture India
Subject(s) Physical Education, Math, Music, Social Studies
Participants 26 max
Standard Length 45 min
Room Set-Up Large open space with room for dancing
Supplies/Equipment Needed: Two display tables