Last year it was ‘tu mera hero’ and this year it is ‘radha’. Every year, Bollywood releases a bevy of songs that are of sure of becoming sangeet staples. The beats and lyrics of these songs get everyone in the ‘wedding mood’, a mood which demands that one get off that chair and dance. However, not everyone is a dancer! So how does one perfect the moves, get the grooves and gyrate like there is no tomorrow? Enter, Sangeet Choreographers. These are the professionals who will hone your dancing skills, teach you more than a couple of basic wedding steps, choreograph your entire sangeet routine and make even your chacha with 2-left-feet look like the dance man of the hour! 1. Mimi Saigal Mimi is a trained Bharat Natyam dancer and a sangeet choreographer who has been making non-dancers dance for the past fifteen years (long before, sangeet ceremonies became the fad they are now). She has choreographed numerous sangeet ceremonies, in India and abroad, and is dedicated to designing routines that are fun and in-tune with the vision the family has in mind. “Dance is therapeutic and a great way to feel/stay young and spread happiness,” she says. Contact: Mimi Saigal +91 98338 84025 2. Dance Out of The Box Mili and Jinali are the two dedicated girls behind Dance Out of The Box. While Jinali is trained in contemporary and western dance forms, Mili is an accomplished Bharat Natyam dancer. Both teach kids, young adults, 40 year olds to dance without any inhibitions in their workshops and have also choreographed numerous sangeet routines. They believe in dancing out of the box and guarantee unforgettable entertainment! Contact: Jinali - +91 98203 67356, Mili - +91 98333 66805 3. Januppa Karnani Choreography Januppa is a vivacious young girl who has decided to dedicate her life to dancing. She has trained under Shiamak Davar and currently conducts dance workshops at ORT India, Worli. Januppa specialises in choreographing personalised family sangeets (where family stories, tid-bits are incorporated in the dance) as well as theme-oriented sangeets (Arabian night, qawwali night, etc). She promises her clients not just original dance moves, but also proper song edits and hassle-free scheduling. Contact: Januppa Karnani - +91 98330 12010 4. Only Talent Dance Institute Sachin Dev is at the helm of Only Talent Dance Institute and has been dancing since he was 10 years old! Sachin has assisted Remo D’souza and is known in Bollywood as a thorough professional. He, along with his team, designs dance routines (shadow dancing, prop dancing, bollywood theme, etc ) for sangeet ceremonies that are on par with stage shows. Contact: Aman - +91 98674 70099 Go on and groove to the beat this wedding season!