Bringing Arts and Hearts of the World Closer: Meet the “Team Bhangra – Dance of the Punjab”

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Bringing Arts and Hearts of the World Closer: Meet the “Team Bhangra – Dance of the Punjab” which is fully rehearsed and ready to perform on Saturday night!

Bhangra Performers: Gurdeep Pandher, Shari Heal, Gabriella Peter, Christie Harper, Kristina Beckmann, Katie Thom, Rupi Aujla, Jana Brandt.

Traditional Irish and Scottish Set Music performers: Keitha Clark with fiddle, Jerome McIntyre with bodhran/cajon, Katie Avery with fiddle, Calla Paleczny with guitar/mandolin, Lee Covin with Irish whistles/small pipes and Bj MacLean with guitar.

Directed, Produced, and Choreographed by: Gurdeep Pandher
Master of Ceremonies: Grant Simpson
Photography: Matt Jacques / Matt Jacques Photography
Videography: Rod Jacob / Yukon Government / Yukon Film Society
Supported by: North of Ordinary Media, Matt Jacques Photography, Yukon Transportation Museum, Leaping Feats, Realtor Marj Eschak, and Katherine McCallum/Larrikin Entertainment

Punjabi Dance + Celtic Beats + French Song + Group Dance + Partner Dance + Much More

Click here to view the full timeline or running order of the show!

While we live in the bipolar world, arts can bring hearts closer
~ Gurdeep Pandher

My Bhangra Session with Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon (LDAY) Members

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Bhangra Lesson to Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon (LDAY) Members

I was honoured to be invited by the Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon (LDAY) to do a bhangra sessions with the staff members during their one-day retreat at Yukon’s Vista Learning Centre. It was lovely to share the productive dance moments with its awesome staff members.

In a nutshell, we had an amazing bhangra session with wonderful workout and so much fun!

The names of the LDAY members in the photos:-

Top row (from left to right): Emma Stinson, Audrey Pflug, Joie Quarton, Chris Cybulskie, Mark Browning
Middle row: Margi Paszkowska, Stephanie Hammond, Kim Porter
Front row: Colleen Segriff, Gurdeep Pandher

Bhangra Lesson to Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon (LDAY) Members
Bhangra Lesson to Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon (LDAY) Members
Bhangra Lesson to Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon (LDAY) Members
Bhangra Lesson to Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon (LDAY) Members
Bhangra Lesson to Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon (LDAY) Members
Bhangra Lesson to Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon (LDAY) Members

Feedback:-

That was such a great dancing experience yesterday! I really enjoyed it and so appreciated the energy and enthusiasm you brought to our group
– Stephanie Hammond