NachNation(Dance Nation):it says it all.
A dream to bring together people who love to dance. Nach Nation offers you a chance to experience a conjunction of diverse Indian dance forms through Bollywood dancing. Enjoy the energy of Indian folk dance, the clarity of Indian semi-classical dances and the style of contemporary dances. Nach Nation aims to bring together people from different backgrounds and spread fun, fitness, and freedom of expression. Earlier called Aaja Nachale(Come let's dance!), Nach Nation which was founded by Uma Kapoor in 2012, offers opportunities for dancing in its performance or competition teams, its workshops, flash-mobs and dance workout sessions.
MITALI TAMHANE is one of the lead dancers in NachNation’s adult team, and she also works as a dance instructor to spread a passion for dance. As part of NachNation’s Wholesome Curriculum Initiative, she helps with building a strong foundation of classical dance. She is also a certified NachFit instructor.
She is a Fashion Business Management student at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. She has been dancing for the last eighteen years. Mitali is trained in Bharatanatyam under the guidance of Guru Shumita Mahajan in Pune, India.
Dance is the reason she breathes
About UMA KAPOOR, the founder and director of NachNation
Uma Kapoor is a Performing Arts Educator with a passion for creative movement, self-expression, empowerment and community. She dreams of 'fun fitness and freedom’ for all, through the medium of dance. She has won more than 4 Best Choreography awardsand conducted dance workshops at Dr. Reddy’s, Colgate and Bloomberg. Through the years, her nano, minor, junior/senior, adult teams have won over 30 competition awards. Recently her NachNation team was recipient of Outstanding Technical Achievement twice at the Zee TV’s national level competition DanceUsaDance 2018. Uma is a AFAA certified Instructor and offers NachFit – a Bollywood workout program .
Uma’s work in Children’s Theatre was lauded by leading Indian newspaper The Hindu. An MBA graduate from S.I.B.M Pune, Uma served in Tata Consultancy Services’ Management Consulting Division and was consultant to the Planning Commission of India before heading out on her journey of Performing Arts.
KAVYA KAPOOR is a student at West Windsor Plainsboro High School South. At the age of six, she began her dance training under the instruction of Uma Kapoor. In her dance journey of 10 years, Kavya has won innumerable dance competitions and danced many various styles. Recently, Kavya received a high gold for her solo and won first place for her duet at Starbound National Talent Competition.
Kavya is a lead dancer/instructor for the Junior/Senior team, an instructor for the nano team/minor team, and frequent dancer on NachNation videos.
Dance is her way to express herself