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If you are the one who doesn’t have time to step out and join a class to prepare for Navratri season, this one’s for you. Sign up for this week-long online garba workshop by Thangaat Garba where you can learn rhythm, spins, sittings, barrels and more from home. It will be held from October 2 to 8 from 8 pm to 9 pm. Log on to: @thangaatgarba; Call: 9326558599; Cost: Rs 599.
The folk way
Learn folk steps like 2-taali and 3-taali, hinch, popat, baithak, partner steps and more at these weekend batches at Soni’s School of Garba Dance in Juhu from September 30. The timings are 6 pm to 8 pm (Saturday); 11 am to 1 pm (Sunday); Log on to: @sonisschoolofgarbadance; Call: 9619003311 (for registrations and fees)
Start at the beginning
If you have never tried garba but want to shake a leg at this year’s Navratri celebrations, sign up for this crash course at RD Garba Classes in Dadar East and learn traditional titodo, western titodo, dodhiya, popat and more on every Tuesday and Friday from 7.30 pm to 9 pm. Log on to: @RDGarbaclasses. Call: 8160544808; Cost: Rs 1,000 (for four sessions).
All in a day’s work
The folks at Rangeela Raasleela in Borivali offer a one-day workshop that will show you the basics of garba if you prefer to brush up your moves. It will show you how to ace barrels, spin techniques as well as fun beginner’s steps on September 30 from 9 pm. Log on to: @rangeelaraasleela; Call: 8108662345; Cost: Rs 499.
This week-long crash course by Ramzat Garba Classes in Malad East on October 8 will teach you all traditional steps and also offer you a quick guide on how to improve your moves. Time: 8.30 pm 10.30 pm; Log on to: @ramzat_garba_dance_classes; Call: 8286985865; Cost: Rs 2,500.
One step at a time
Groove at this 10-day workshop at Gurudev Natraj Studio in Ghatkopar East from October 2 where instructors will teach beginners, as well as those who are well-versed in the dance form. Learn a fusion of several steps like spins, barrels, hinch, dodhiya, popat, trishul and more. Time: 8 pm to 9 pm; 9 pm to 10 pm; 10 pm 11 pm; Log on to: @gurudevnatrajstudio; Call: 9664706339; Cost: Rs 3,000.
Garba for a cause
Here’s your chance to show off your dance moves and also do your bit for a good cause on September 30 from 6 pm. The Garba Battle 3.0 will be organised by Leo Club of Ghatkopar at Interlink Banquets in Vidyavihar West. All the funds collected after the sale of the tickets will be donated to paediatric cancer patients. Log on to: @leoclubofghatkopar; Call: 9920028610; Cost: Rs 300.