Bollywood Bhangra Beats ™ Artistic Director of Blue13 Dance Company, Achinta is a pioneer of contemporary Indian dance in the U.S. A prolific choreographer, performer, and instructor, McDaniel’s powerful and fresh style draws from diverse techniques including ballet, jazz, tap, modern, hip hop, Bhangra, Kathak and Bollywood. Her work is highly dramatic and a real reflection of her upbringing: Eastern and Western, exotic, mysterious, wild, rebellious and unconventional. She blends a Bollywood-tech style with the rhythmic hypnotic movements of India’s classical footwork. Her style remains true to its origins while pushing the envelope with a modern edge. Los Angeles’ most popular Bollywood dance teacher, Achinta infuses her classes with an irresistible combination of energy, technique and fun for all ages and levels.