FREE Global Online Event 

Sunday 22nd August 2021

2pm till 7pm  BST

(All times are in BST (British Summer Time))

Honey Kalaria


2.00 pm

Host Welcome

Dr Honey Kalaria

Dr. Kalaria is a multi-award winning  dance professional, media presenter and mind-body-soul expert, offering online training and coaching to global audiences to help develop  creative hobbies and performing arts careers, providing education and inspiration through “Power Of Creative Arts” online news site and empowering audiences through “Keys To Life Mastery” interviews.

Honey’s achievements include receiving an Honorary Doctorate of Arts & Best Bollywood International Artist Award, Advisory Member of the National Dance Council; Ambassador to the Duke Of Edinburgh Award. 

Website: www.honeykalariaofficial.com

Angelique Parvez


2.05 pm

Angelique Parvez

Dance as a Healing art

Angelique uses her passion for dance to inspire and empower. She has set up an award winning Bollywood dance company (D-Style Dance) to teach Indian dance to kids teens and adults. She teaches Bollywood in many different styles from traditional to semi classical, authentic Bollywood and street dance styles. She also uses dance to promote women’s fitness of body and mind with Bollywood fitness and international dance styles through Zumba. Angelique’s dance background is in Kathak, Bollywood and Street dance, she is an accomplished dancer, teacher and choreographer and has participated at many high profile events and competitions. She is also a highly qualified dance fitness instructor with ETM and Zumba advanced qualifications. She has made dance inclusive to everyone, setting up dance classes for autistic adults, over 60s and those suffering from various conditions. She is a #ThisGirlCan ambassador and has won numerous awards for her work in the community. She dances to inspire and empower.


Jigar & Suhrad Soni


2.15 pm

 Jigar Soni & Suhrad Soni

Energy of Raas and Garba

Soni’s School of Garba dance has been founded by Jigar Soni and Suhrad Soni to promote the authenticity of the beautiful dance form Garba.
Gold medalist by the Government of India for folk dance, the Soni Brothers have been working relentlessly to protect this beautiful form from merging into various western / Bollywood dance styles.
They have managed this in 28 cities from 9 countries worldwide and are on a mission to Take Garba Global in its purest form.

Wai Ching Lee


2.35 pm

Dame Rev. Dr. Wai Ching Lee

Dancing with the Divine

Dame Rev. Dr. Wai Ching Lee, an intuitive healer, holistic bodywork therapist who created Infinity Quantum Qi Gong in 1990 after a spiritual awakening. She started practising Qi Gong in the temples with her mother and her passion for movement and exercise expanded to aerobics and exploring different genres of dance during the disco era. TranscenDance was birthed from weaving the consciousness of Soma- body intelligence and cellular memory with the embodiment of transformation in the physical body. She has also developed Wai Ching, a therapeutic water dance to bring the benefits of Tai Chi and healing in water to support the inner and outer fluids balance as a return to the amniosis of the womb. In addition, she also offers Dancing with the Divine, embodying the different qualities of deities during an 8 days retreat in Bali and Bhutan. Wai Ching has led TranscenDance and Ecstatic Dances in both Bali and Malaysia, as well as trained others in Somatic Healing.

Washim Raja


3.00 pm

Sheikh Washim Raja

 Gaudiya Nritya – The dance of Bengal

Washim is an upcoming young vibrant classical dancer who left his successful legal career for the sake of dance. Having training in multiple Classical, Traditional and Folk-Art forms of India his initial training started at the age of eight with Bharatanatyam which he continued for more than 7 years and continuing with it he was privileged enough to have come across Dr/Prof Guru Mahua Mukherjee’s gurukul and devoted his complete self into Gaudiya Nritya, the dance of Bengal which is majorly based on Vaishnavism.

He also started learning Kuchipudi periodically at the EZCC Ministry of Culture under Guru Baijanti Kashi. Presently Washim is residing in Delhi and pursuing both Gaudiya and Kuchipudi dance towards becoming a full-time classical dancer.

He has performed on numberless prestigious platforms along with his renowned Guru Dr/Prof Mahua Mukherjee but being a soloist, he has been able to perform on various platforms at a national and international level.


Abdou Sarr


3.30 pm

Abdou Sarr

Senegalese Sabar:

Dance and Drum from Dakar

Abdou Sarr began dance as a youngster on the sand streets of Sengegal’s capital city. Recognized for his gift, he says he learned dance in utero, his first and most valued teacher his mother, Ami Faye. Of the Serer people, Sabar dance comes fluidly through Abdou’s body in strong and expressive movements that represent daily celebrations of life; planting and reaping millet, births, marriages, rites of passage. 
Senegalese find many reasons to come together and dance, shaking off stress. Ancient and urban rhythms of Mblax drum orchestra pound in synchronization, inspiring airborne legs, arms, and empowered hearts. 
Abdou’s performances grace  schools, parks and stages, bringing healing through joy. He brings laughter, amazement and respect for elders as part of his message, and encourages audiences and students to new experiences in their bodies.

Abdou plans to share his contagious energy through live drumming and dance, and speak about the social context of Sabar dance in Senegal.


 Aanchal Gupta


4.00 pm

 Aanchal Gupta

Happiness through Dance

Aanchal Gupta is a dancer, choreographer, and entrepreneur. She has her own dance company BollyRed based in London. She is a degree holder in Bharatnatyam and trained in Salsa Bachata from California-USA. Aanchal Gupta moved to the UK in 2016 from Mumbai-India and has been spreading the job of Bollywood dancing all over the UK. She studied to be an Engineer and was working as a software developer before she decided to quit and take up dancing full time in 2011. Since then has been sharing her love for dance in many forms. Soon she aims at building up a dance space that is welcoming and affordable to all. 
Dance for Mental Health: Dance and Music are two things that will always leave you with a smile and refreshed. Lockdown has been tough for everyone and for many dance has been an escape, an activity that lets them break out from the daily routine and gives them time to release the stress. She is here sharing her dance journey before and during Lockdown.


Ambikha Devi

(Hong Kong)

4.30 pm

 Ambikha Devi

 Life is a Dance

Ambikha Devi is an internationally recognized with her teachings and offering From Asia, Europe, and the US. She studied with many Masters and Gurus in many Healing Modalities.
Ambikha’s passion for Dance and Conscious Movement lead her to birth her own Creatrix of Dance called Evolutionary Dance. It’s a collection of all of her 22 years of healing Journey, awakenings and self exploration through Yoga, Qigong, Conscious Dance, Somatic Bodywork, Breathwork and Theraphy.. then she weaved them into a Dance.
As for her Life is a Dance..!
Evolutionary Dance is a process of Evolution through Dance, like the process of Metamorphosis to a butterfly. Evolution means something have transformed, it’s always inviting us to always upgrading ourselves. To not get stuck. Let every returning is a resurrection of a new You, and Evolve You, each time we step into dance floor is like stepping into the unknown, something always transform as we step out.
We step Into the dance to explore the depth of our being. It’s a journey of evolution through dance.
Website: ambikha.com

 Patrick LaCroix

(Puerto Rico)

5.00 pm

 Patrick Conrad LaCroix

Haitian Dance

From the halls of government, to the walls of the most prestigious Colleges and Universities, to the boardrooms of Fortune 500 Businesses, Culinary Arts Chef, Cultural Ambassador Patrick Conrad Lacroix storied Culture Creator for 30+ years, an accomplished choreographer, singer, food + folklore analyst, a poet and a writer health-conscious Soulful Kreyol Haitian Cuisine on the road lives one spoon at a time.

Enjoy a journey into the folklore, the Music  and the soulful cuisine of Haiti AT THE TABLE with Chef Patrick Conrad Lacroix

Lorelei Chang


5.30 pm

Lorelei Chang

Dance Calligraphy

Lorelei Chang is a renowned modern dancer/choreographer, Qigong & Tai Chi teacher, and Chinese calligrapher. She has studied diligently in these disciplines for more than 40 years. She and her twin sister, Mai Nakanishi are world-class artists who pioneered Chinese calligraphy and Qigong with modern dance under the label Chang Sisters. Both Lorelei and Mai were the first modern pioneer dancers in China when modern dance was introduced in China in 1987. Lorelei won a Gold Medal for 24 form Taiji Quan, and a Silver Medal for 42 form Taiji Quan during the International Wushu Competition.  She is the founder and artistic director of dancEnlight, a non-profit modern dance company in Connecticut and a professional member of the National Qigong Association (NQA).  Lorelei studied Five Element Shiatsu with Nini Melvin and began her own Shiatsu practice at her home in 2019. She is a certified instructor of Radiant Lotus Women’s Qigong founded by Daisy Lee. Lorelei teaches dance, Qigong, Taijiquan in China, Japan and the USA. Her passion in all Chinese art forms continues to inspire her students and audiences alike.

Prajwal  Vajracharya


6.00 pm

 Prajwal Ratna Vajracharya

Sacred Dance of Nepal

Prajwal Ratna Vajracharya is a priest of one of the Vajrayana Buddhist lineages of Nepal and a ritual master both of the Charya Nritya dance tradition and other ritual forms performed by the Newar Vajracharya lineage. He began his training in Charya Nritya, Newar Buddhism from at eight years old, receiving formal instruction mainly from his father, the Buddhist scholar and ritual master Ratna Kaji Vajracharya.

Prajwal Vajracharya is now the premier teacher, practitioner, and performer of the tradition and is a veteran of several world tours with beginning and advanced students around the globe. He founded Dance Mandal 1996 Foundation for Sacred Buddhist Arts of Nepal to preserve and expand this rare art form and its related traditions. With the survival of this sacred ritual dance threatened by modernization,

Prajwal and Helen Appell founded Nritya Mandala Mahavihara 2009 in Portland Oregon, a center for study and practice of Newar Buddhism. He lives in Portland Oregon and regularly offers community rituals, workshops, ceremonies, transmissions and meditation retreats.


Arunima Kumar


6.30 pm

 Arunima Kumar

 Dance and Spirituality 

Arunima Kumar is one of Britain’s most celebrated, award winning Kuchipudi dancer, teacher, choreographer, and a strong advocate for Diversity and Inclusion. She is the Founder/Artistic Director of Britain’s largest Kuchipudi institution with over 150 students across 5 countries. Arunima is the recipient of the prestigious Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskaar, awarded by Sangeet Natak Akademi (President of India)2010, FICCI FLO award 2017, Global Icon award 2018, Stardust award for Arts 2019 and many more.

Arunima is an empaneled established artist of ICCR, Ministry of External Affairs and has represented India as a cultural Ambassador in over 2000 performances with over 2 million audiences across 50+ countries at historic sites, including for the India UK year of Culture at Buckingham Palace for Her Majesty the Queen produced by Akademi, for Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at Wembley and Science Museum, Olympics torch parade 2012, Rashtrapati Bhawan for former Late President Abdul Kalam, Khajuraho festival, Namaste Stockholm, and many other prestigious venues.

Arunima Kumar Dance Company

Sharron Rose 


7.00 pm

Sharron Rose

Tribute to Ruth St. Denis

Sharron Rose, M.A. Ed., president of Sacred Mysteries Productions, is a filmmaker, choreographer, composer, author and teacher. As a scholar in world dance, music and religion, her training and research includes ballet, modern dance, Kathak, Middle Eastern, Flamenco and African dance. She is also known for her unique reconstruction of the dance, music and ritual of Ancient Egypt. She has received grants and awards for her work including a Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship to conduct extensive research into the art, culture and spiritual traditions of North India where she became the first American disciple of Kathak Queen Sitara Devi.

Sharron has lectured, performed and presented her films in numerous universities, spiritual centers, cultural organizations and museums and was a consultant to the National Endowment for the Arts. She is the author of The Path of the Priestess: A Guidebook for Awakening the Divine Feminine. and is currently completing a cd, The Nectar of Bliss dedicated to the healing power of the Divine Feminine in cultures throughout the world.



Technical Director –  Nishit Kotak 

Creative Director – Sarita Menon

Production Director – Dr Honey Kalaria

Host Director – Simran Ahuja 

Media Team – Kesh Morjaria and Anita Nomula

Host Team Dr Honey Kalaria and Sharron Rose

Back Up Team – Sarita Menon, Dr Lalit Sodha, Ravi & Sushma Bhanot, Renu Gidoomal, Meena Trivedy, Dr Milen Shah, Saivani Samboo, Shivali Ruparelia,Dr Sheila Dobee ,Dr Honey Kalaria, Mallesh Kota, Shivani Vithlani and Deepa Vitlhani

Facilitator Team –Sharron Rose, Nabanita Das and Dr Kalaria

Channel Partners – Hindu Forum of Europe, MentalHealth_Connect, Hindu Matters in Britain, Enrich TV, Diwali In London, Simran Ahuja Official, Sanskruti , Honey Kalaria Official, Bhakti Sagar TV,Sunrise Radio UK plus others.

Special Thanks : Strategic Web Success and www.inndus.co.uk


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