Tulja Dance Academy was established in 2015 by Hetal Rajguru.It started with 7 kids and has now more than 45 students. Hetal choreographs and teaches dance forms like free style Bollywood and garba for kids, teenagers and adults. Tulja Dance academy participate in all events organised in and around Brisbane. Hetal has been awarded for Woman business achiever award 2019.
Strengthening the community integration of people with who are interested in their own culture but want to learn the Indian culture makes Hetal and her dance academy outstanding. Her students are multicultural and majority of the parents of Indian decent are so happy to send their students to the class as they feel that being in the class and learning the dance makes the kids to be closer to their culture. Dancing is a highly physical activity, and children that dance regularly will have significant improvement in their overall physical and mental health along with boosting their confidence, that's what Hetal believes in. She herself is interested in learning various other dance forms which reflects cultural diversity and encourages cultural awareness among students, parents and audience. She values her own culture and similarly respect and accept culture of all people surrounding her. Hetal participates in all the multicultural events representing and enhancing her culture on huge platform.
Hetal collaborates with many community organisations and organizes her signature award ceremony for the students, which ultimately boosts every kid and adult and makes them to come back to class, not only that, she puts on shows at the old age homes and child care facilities, she believes that no one should be left behind, she says that Elders in the society are the people who have made Australia what it is today and the children are the future so both the generations have to be looked after. She creates and successfully accomplish events for kids, adults and elderly and they all get involved with high spirits. She organises social events for people of different faith and culture who excitedly and happily enjoy together. Her events are organised to implement multi cultural awareness and display to world the culture she is part of. She believes creating cultural awareness makes society better place for future generation which she is accomplishing through her community events.
Dance lessons can help to spark creativity in young children and help them to develop an appreciation for the arts, and for elders it helps them to keep themselves. Socially they become active and stay engaged in regularly . Hetal has many testimonials, specially from Indian women who have come out of their comfort zone and now performing on stages they would have never imagined in their life. This is creating awareness of culture with more kids and adults actively engaging into learning new dance forms. Hetal's dance class teaches importance of movement and fitness in a variety of ways through a variety of discipline. It is impacting organisation in a positive way as more people are engaging themselves and learning various Indian cultural dance forms. Her contribution to the society and organisation is flowing a positive impact through producing multicultural awareness and maintaining culture amongst the people. She is creating future generation with knowledge of multiculturalism.
Ability to overcome challenges
Hetal understands the necessity of diverse cultures and how teaching the Indian culture will eliminate the cultural barriers and how this can lead to stronger community .She emphasizes promoting strength in diversity. Effective teamwork is key for project success. Dancing will help children improve their social and communication skills, learn how to work as part of a team, develop a greater sense of trust and cooperation and make new friends. Dance can also help to alleviate fears related to performing in front of an audience. Hetal says dancing is for everyone and it overcomes fear and nervousness while expressing yourself in dance . She challenged and accomplished herself in introducing Indian origin dance showcasing cultures of different states through various dance forms to people of Australia. Her dance class includes students from diverse culture boosting multiculturalism which in self eradicates barrier of communication and create confidence among participants and their families.