Raise the Bar with 3 Bollywood Fitness Classes this August!

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Join the Whole U for a rare opportunity to try something new and switch up your fitness routine! There will be three chances to participate in this Bollywood-inspired workout that will have you dancing through lower and higher intensity pieces that follows the HIIT format:

  • August 16, at the HUB in the Lyceum, from 5:15 – 6:15PM. Register here.
  • August 21, at South Campus Center in Room 316, from 5:30 – 6:30PM. Register here.
  • August 28, at UW Tower in the South Cafeteria, from 5:15 – 6:15PM. Register here.

No prior dance experience is needed and all fitness levels are welcome, so be sure to register for these fun and energetic classes!

Make sure your team or department captain has signed up for Raise the Bar to stay up-to-date on all of the Whole U’s summer activities and resources. Team captains register here and individuals register here.

Bollywood instructor Soumya Gogula works as a Project Manager at UW Medicine IT Services. Dancing since childhood, she has a passion for dance and fitness. Soumya grew up choreographing and performing Bollywood dances with friends and family at community events. She was part of a dance team and has competed at intercollegiate competitions across the nation. Training for these competitions was challenging and was more than dance — it was a lot about fitness. She learned that in order to be a better dancer on-stage, she needed to be a fitter individual off-stage. This is where her interest in fitness really began.  Today, Soumya combines her love of dance and fitness through BollyWorks Fitness as a master instructor and trainer, bringing fun Bollywood-inspired dance-fitness workouts to the PNW and now to the UW!