and acting have been with Joan since the age of seven
and she ahs progressed from learning, to performing
and finally to instructing. At eighteen she, along
with her partner Jason, started their own dance school
in Goa, teaching and sharing the wonders of DANCE.
Ballet, Ballroom, Jazz and Salsa were the main subjects
of the Jason and Joan Dance Academy.
India she has performed extensively, amongst her most
memorable being the one at the Miss India contest,
five years of teaching and performing in India, Joan
progressed to the City University of London, at the
Laban Centre, acquiring her BA(Hons.) Dance Theatre,
learning the finer techniques of Ballet and Western
Contemporary Dance. Additionally, she has also acquired
teaching qualifications in Ballroom Dance and is a
qualified dance therapist working with adults and
children with learning difficulties as well as with
elders suffering from dementia.
currently choreographs and performs all over Europe,
mostly in Switzerland, Germany, Brussels and of course
most recent choreography is to be staged on the 1st
& 2nd August, at the Royal Festival Hall. It is
a performance she is proud of because it deals with
her roots: India. Joan along with her troupe of thirty
ballet dancers will be moving to the tunes of India.
Making Ballet meet Bollywood. For further information