“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life”. – Confucius
Jaya Vaswani, Bollywood Dance Instructor and Choreographer, Certified AFAA Group Fitness Instructor and Certified Yoga for kids, has followed her passion for dance, fitness and Bollywood over the past fifteen years to emerge as one of South Florida’s leading Bollywood talents. From 1998 to 2004 Jaya studied in London, England, where she developed and honed her skills in both dance as well as choreography. During this time, Jaya trained in the Classical Indian dance forms of Kathak and Bharatanatyam and ultimately, gained the stepping stones of Bollywood dance. From 2004 – 2007, Jaya lived in Los Angeles, where she danced with three different dance companies: Taal dance, blue13dance, and Raqs Entertainment. She performed at various venues with these companies including the Levitt Pavilion in Pasadena, CA, and the Ford Amphitheater in Hollywood, CA. She has also starred in music videos, commercials, and performed with talented artists such as; DJ Chebbi Sabbah, Bruno Mars, Carmen Bacchar & Melody Thorton of the Pussycat Dolls, and India’s Disco King Bappi Lahiri.
From 2007-2012, Jaya resided In Miami, Florida where she formed a troupe of dancers from around the world. Jaya is the co-founder and Creative Director of MyBollywoodStudio.com, the only online Bollywood dance and fitness website of its kind. Her latest work includes performances at Madhur Jaffrey’s event in the SOBE Food & Wine Festival, the release party for Disney’s “Prince of Persia”, Univision’s “Despierta America” an interview with Barbara Mory for the movie “Kites”, and promoted the new latin series “India!” on Accesso Maximo with Galavision and Comcast on Demand. In addition, Jaya was honored as the youngest judge at the 2010-2011 Neema Sari Dance Competition in Los Angeles, CA and was a presenter at the 2010 Miami Bellydance Convention.
Latest News: Jaya Vaswani has released 2 NEW DVD’s
“Bollywood for Beginners” with World Dance New York & “India Dance Workout” with Om In Motion, Inc. Available for purchase on www.JayaVaswani.com.