Folk dance your way to fitness- Folk fitness

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India is a country that has hundreds of folk dances, some are popular like bhangra, garba, dandiya, lavni, etc and some are not so popular and some really unknown.

Did you know dances such as bhangra can be used to build your calf muscles, garba to make the back stronger, bihu to make the core tough and koli dance for building the biceps and triceps. Pune based group of young fitness enthusiast have come up with First Make in India Fitness Concept. 

Folk Fitness is a revolutionary choreographed group workout routine. It is a perfect marriage of cultural jewels from all parts of the India with the science of fitness management. It follows a holistic fitness of the body, mind and soul.

folk fitness belagavi belgaumDance being a powerful expression of joy and happiness, we dance our way through every occasion. So there are more than 130 registered known folk dances in India. We got to research through all these folk dance forms and experience their health benefits. Apart from the gala, our folk dances have also played a crucial role in evolving a person physically, mentally, spiritually and socially. So they believe that the folk dances are a part of the scientific process towards human liberation and well being.

Folk Fitness(TM) benefits are scientifically tested and patented and the routines are copyrighted. It is a unique cardiovascular, full-body strength, endurance and agility exercise programme designed for people of all ages, backgrounds, and fitness levels.

Various folk dances associated with various routines:

chest: Rajasthani, Bengali, Rathvaa, back: koli, Rajashthani, garba , bihu, biceps/ triceps: koli, garba, bihu, rathvaa, shoulders: bhangra , koli, chapeli, core: bihu, garba, Bengali, quadriceps/ hamstring: bhangra, kargarttam, kalbeliya, glutes: dam, khai, bhadhaai, calves: kargarttam, kalbeliya, bhangra , garba

The first folk fitness certified instructor for North Karnataka is FFYT. Rahul Ramesh Gite, he is been certified under the guidance of Mr. Ashwin Pandey (Creator of Folk Fitness) at Bangalore, Rahul Gite is a passionate dancer and also owns a dance and fitness studio named R2G Dance & Fitness at Lotus County, Tilakwadi, Belagavi.

Folk Fitness is all set to be launched in Belagavi on 26th January 2018. The launch event shall begin evening at 4:30pm in Lotus County, Mandoli Road, Tilakwadi, Belagavi.
The entry shall be FREE for the general public to experience this new dance fitness concept.

Regular sessions for the same shall be conducted from February at R2G Dance & Fitness, Lotus County, Mandoli Road, Tilakwadi, Belagavi.
Contact: FFYT Rahul Ramesh Gite, 80504 91986, 81050 45786.

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