YORKSHIRE’S FIRST LEADING AND LARGEST
PROFESSIONAL BOLLYWOOD DANCE ACADEMY
IN THE NORTH OF ENGLAND
About Salma’s Bollywood Academy
Salma’s Bollywood Academy (SBA) is Yorkshire’s first leading and largest professional Bollywood Dance Academy in the North of England. Launched by Salma Zaman, the founder of SBA. At SBA, we focus on providing you with everything Bollywood, from weekly classes, educational school workshops, right through to Bollywood writers, bhangra dance and much more. Salma is a qualified and a trained dance and drama teacher, leader, researcher, trainer, choreographer, fitness instructor and a published author. Salma has an O level at grade A in Contemporary Dance, B-TEC Diploma in Performing Arts, Higher National Diploma in Dance, Theatre and Educational Studies and Exercise to Music Qualification. In addition to this Salma completed her Cert-Ed in teacher training and Special Educational Needs. Salma is also trained in creating and developing inclusive and accessible special educational needs dance workshops and Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) including intensive interaction.
The academy represents not only Bollywood but Lollywood dance which focuses on Pakistani dance, arts, culture and heritage. SBA Is the only professional academy in the world that offers Lollywood dance as a specialist provision. In addition to this the academy provides professional classes in bhangra, street bollywood including literacy and interactive story telling workshops which are offered via our educational authoress programmes. Salma believes that all activities should be accessible to everyone and this is her main focus when she develops inclusive workshops alongside this she promotes health and mental wellbeing for all. Our workshops are aimed at all participants including children and adults with learning difficulties, autism, dementia, physical and mental disabilities. To add value to participant learning Salma uses effective teaching strategies and she continually offers differentiation to meet all learner needs.
Salma prides herself in more than 35 years of experience and has a wealth of knowledge in her specialised area in Performing Arts. She has worked in many schools, educational institutions, establishments and high profile events.
High Profile Events Salma Has Worked In:
- Performances for Bollywood Stars- Ashwairya Rai and Waheeda Rehman
- Appeared on Hollywood Celebrity, Donny Osmond’s show
- Coronation Street
- Channel 4