Author Archive | Alex Sanyal


Meet the Instructors: Deeksha & Teena

Philly residents Teena Varghese, 27, and Deeksha Seth, 34, have joined forces to bring the high energy and upbeat workout of BollyX to Philly Dance Fitness. By day, Teena works as a lab researcher for an area pharma company and Deeksha juggles completing her PhD in mechanical engineering and raising a 3-month-old baby boy with […]

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Meet the Instructor: Ricky Evans

You may have taken hip-hop classes with Ricky “Glytch” Evans at our studios, but did you know that this 32-year-old from South Philly performs regularly and has made numerous appearances on international stages and national television? He’s also pretty smooth on a pair of roller skates! Read on to learn more about how Ricky got into […]

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Student Spotlight: Fighting for Feminism

Joan Heider is a feminist and proud of it! When she isn’t at a Philly Dance Fitness class or managing public relations for a local law firm, Joan is doing what she can to speak out about the importance of the feminist movement. From representing the USA Women’s Hockey Team to attending a Supreme Court […]

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Meet the Instructor: Trina Lyons

Trina Lyons’ journey through dance has taken her, quite literally, around the world and back. After college, she danced as an “Ikette,” traveling on tour with the late Ike Turner. She moved to Philly with her husband and dog, Lil Man, in 2013, where she continues to dedicate her life to dance and fitness. If you’ve […]

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