Hi! I am Amarinder Bains, A Mental Health Therapist & A BollyX Instructor. I was born and raised on Long Island, NY and have lived upstate in Rochester, NY since 2013. I graduated with my B.A. from Adelphi University on Long Island in 2012 and then ventured off to Rochester for my Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling. After graduating with my M.S. in Community Mental Health Counseling, I have served the Rochester Community and its population since 2016.
My passion for dance started when I was a child. I found myself listening to music, especially Bollywood Songs, over and over, while I would free-style in front of my bedroom mirror, or attempt to match the choreography of the song. I would practice my Bollywood dance moves, just like my idol, Hrithik Roshan, and would also try to create the dramatic facial expressions I saw in such iconic movies of Bollywood cinema.
I eventually expanded to all genres of music and found any opportunity to learn various dances from all different cultures around the world. I enjoyed ballroom dances like the Waltz and Foxtrot, Latin Dances such as Salsa, Bachata, & Merengue, and even Swing dancing! I found happiness in all the different dances I continued to learn, but my heart and soul was and always has been invested in the fusions of Bollywood dance.
Regardless of where you stand when it comes to your dance "expertise," BollyX is a universal platform that welcomes all people to come have some fun, while getting a work out in! I hope to bring all the energy that BollyX has to offer through its versatile dance format to the residents of Rochester, NY. Come dance with me!!!
BollyX member since February 2019
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