OUR TEACHERS

Rocky
Rocky

Experience: 4 +
Favourite Teaching style: To bring energy, laughter and enjoyment to every student's experience.
Favourite Bhangra Move: Jhoomar (Slow elegant sway step).
Highlights as a teacher: Watching the students reflect their unique personalities as well as overcoming challenges and help scaffold their learning experience in an engaging and supportive manner.

Suraj Gadar
Suraj Gadar

Experience: 4 Years +
Favourite Teaching style: One to one - ensuring the development of knowledge and understanding of the lesson / Group session - building confidence and personality in a team environment.
Favourite Dhol Beats: Enjoy freestyle group sessions, mixing basics beats with personal skill and experimentation - at all different skill levels. 
Highlights as a teacher: Hearing improvements and progression over time and hearing individual styles develop.

Rees Rency
Rees Rency

Experience: 15 Years +
Favourite Teaching style: To teach groups and individuals of all abilities by being concise, gradually reaching their target and of course by having lots of fun.  
Favourite Bhangra Move: Fluid & fast moving  
Favourite Dhol Beats: Love to experiment with Freestyle traditional Bhangra dance beats
Highlights as a teacher: Watch the students grow over the years from beginners to performers, in turn creating an academy for us to spread our culture and the joy of Bhangra dancing.

Tej Samra
Tej Samra

Experience: 6 Years +
Favourite Teaching style: Looking at new innovative ways to keep students engaged as well as ensuring everyone has a good time and makes "gains!"
Favourite Bhangra Move: Jandu Singha (side to side bhangra step)
Highlights as a teacher: Seeing students work outside of classes on things which have been taught in previous classes and bring that enthusiasm to classes wanting to show what they have been working on.

Gurpreet Rattan
Gurpreet Rattan

Experience: 6 Years +
Favourite Teaching style: Teaching the children means you always have to be unpredictable to keep their attention. Creating enjoyable tasks makes their experience fun at the same time they learn routines. My favourite challenge for them Is to take what they know and making them use their own creativity to create something amazing.
Favourite Bhangra Move: Being the muscle behind big lifts and acrobatic moves.
Highlights as a teacher:  Seeing the quiet, shy students that hide in the corner become confident and sociable individuals. Proud parents are at the end of each session is always a bonus.

Prabjeet Soni
Prabjeet Soni

Experience: 15 Years +
Favourite Teaching style: Always encourage kids and adults who are afraid of getting involved in the class at the beginning and see them grow as a dancer and also in their personal and social life. 
Favourite Bhangra Move: Standing on top of the double stand. (Acrobatic Bhangra Move)
Highlights as a teacher:  Love the feeling of being part of the growth that team VP has seen over the past 15 years. 

Sumit Josh
Sumit Josh

Experience: 4 Years +
Favourite Teaching style: Making the students mix their beats in the group drumming, showing off their own flair and making it interactive and fun.
Favourite Dhol Beats: Favourite Beat: Playing the Chaal with a Sweet VP twist. Lehriyaan & Thamaal.
Highlights as a teacher: Hearing students play beats they have been practicing for a while and seeing how far they have come as an individual.