“For Shah, it wasn’t just about the learning. It was also about giving back. With this goal, she began the Ajna Dance Company.” - India.com

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8 Things to Do in NYC This Weekend

“HOLI HOORAY! If you feel that your life needs a little brightening, this event is for you. Celebrating Holi, the Hindu festival of color, the day will begin with Jai Jai Hooray’s “Holi on the Block!,” 

Brooklyn Children’s Museum To Celebrate The Changing Of The Season

Also known as the “Festival of Colors,” Holi is enjoyed by millions of people around the world. The day at Brooklyn Children’s Museum will be filled with art, dance, food, and music that will transport attendees of all ages to the streets of India.

Happy Indian Feet for West

Minila Shah, whose parents migrated from Gujarat to Canada in the early 70s, is a choreographer, instructor and performer of various Indian dances in New York. She learned Bharat-natyam from Me nak a Thakkar, a legendary dance artist 

Ajna Dance on NBC.com with Nick Cannon for Red Nose Day!

The South Asian culture is constantly going viral! Check out these girls from Ajna Dance Group, break it down to classical Bollywood tunes on Red Nose Day with Nick Cannon! They even taught Nick some Bhangra moves!

Flash Mob in Time Square for the New York Indian Film Festival

Yesterday, Bollywood music and dance took over Time Square in New York with a cool flash mob! Choreographed by the Ajna Dance Company, the dancers bollygrooved to AR Rahman’s Jai Ho. ”

Ajna Indian Dance at Wilton High

Wilton High School celebrates World Languages Week culminating with a performance from Ajna Dance, a traditional Indian dance troupe, Wednesday at the school.

How to Plan Your Wedding Dances, According to an Expert

“Reba Browne is the assistant director at Ajna, a New York City-based dance company that specializes in South Asian dance and helps individuals prepare for their wedding dances.

Where to Celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors, in New York City

 “In the David Rubenstein Atrium on Saturday, March 11th, 11 a.m. Dance, music, and face painting are part of the program from Ajna Dance Company and Lincoln Center. ”

International Cultural Festival Returns To Steinway Street Fair!

Folk­ Colombia Escuela de Danza y Musica was also on hand with children of various ages and featured sounds of Colombia in distinctive ensembles;”

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