Nachle brings you Garba like you’ve never experienced it before!

 Nachle proudly collaborates exclusively with Jigar Soni, gold medalist in Indian folk dance, in Switzerland for the first time, to impart the technique and joy of Garba to one and all. In what promises to be a show stopping session, the Garba workshop will be followed by short recitals by Jigar, Stuti, Veena.


A two hour intensive workshop conducted by Jigar Soni will transport even novice dancers to the mesmerizing world of Garba, a world full of fun, energy and vitality. The beauty of India’s rich tapestry of folk dances, of which Garba is one of the most famous, is performed at every momentous occasion and usually comprises of simple movements and steps where everybody can join in.

Garba Workshop in Switzerland with Jigar Soni

Traditional Garba Workshop in Switzerland


Date: 28 August 2016
Time: 16:00 – 18:00 hrs
Venue: Sphinx Tanzstudio, Winkelriedstrasse 56, 3014 Bern
Entry: 40 CHF / 35 CHF (Indian Association Berne & Bharatiya Association Berne members)


Date: 03 September 2016
Time: 11:30 – 13:30 hrs
Venue: Familienzentrum Karussell Haselstrasse 6, 5400 Baden
Entry: 40 CHF / 35 CHF (Indian Association Baden members)


Date: 04 September 2016
Time: 15:00 – 17:00 hrs
Venue: You Dance, Falkensteinerstrasse 17, 4053 Basel
Entry: 40 CHF / 35 CHF (Association of Friends of India Basel members)


An evening of Workshop, Performance and dancing. Starting at 17:30 with a workshop followed by special surprise performances, culminating in a riotous evening of dance from 20:00 onwards where Jigar and Nachle artists will help you to showcase your newly learnt moves on the garba floor.

Date: 03 September 2016
Time: 17:00 hrs onwards
Venue: Turbine Theater  Spinnereistrasse 19, 8135 Langnau am Albis
Entry: 50 CHF / 40 CHF (Indian Association of Greater Zürich members)

Kids Garba workshop (Age 6+ years)

On popular demand, Nachle offers a choice of Garba workshops exclusively for kids (6-12 yrs). Choreo learnt can be perfromed at the grand Sept. 3 Garba evening in Zurich. Free entry for participants, discounted entry for parents to the grand Garba evening
Session 1: Date & time: 31st August 2016 06:00 – 8:00
Venue: GBMZ,Weidmannstrasse 14, 8046 Zurich
Session 2: Date & time: 2nd September 2016 06:00 – 8:00
Venue: Zentrum ELCH Frieden, Wehntalerstasse 440, 8046 Zurich
Entry: 35 CHF per session or 60 CHF both sessions (incl. Kids workshop + Entry for 3rd Sept evening)


Payment Details

Account: 61-991431-4
IBAN: CH77 0900 0000 6199 1431 4


1. Who can register for the workshop:
This workshop is for everyone who can follow the instructor preferably kids above the age of 6 years.

2. What do we learn in the workshop ?
Workshops in Berne, Baden and Basel are 2 hrs workshops which will introduce you to steps from basic to advance level. At the end of the workshop Jigar, Stuti and Veena will perform a small recital.

3. If i am not interested in dancing, would i still enjoy the Garba evening in Zurich?
Garba evening aims to introduce Garba in it most traditional form to everyone.This events highlights 3-4 beautiful performances by Jigar Soni and Nachle artists schedule between the workshop.

4. Do we get food and drinks and are they included in the entry price?
Authetic Gujarati food,alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages will be available on purchase. The enty charges include 3 hrs of workshop with Jigar soni and unique performances by Jigar and Nachle artists.

5. Are kids allowed below 6 years ?
Parents with kids below 4 years are requested to arrange a babysitter.
There a babysitter organized by those attending the event at the nearby location for a reasonable cost. If you are interested please contact us for further arrangements.

6. Do we have family discounts ?
Yes we encourage the entire family to particpate together to the event and we have discounts, 120 CHF for a single family(Parents and 2 kids), 150 CHF for extended family(Grand parents, Parents and kids)

7. Do we have a dress code?
We dont have a strict dress code but we request you to wear Indian attire and respect the folk style.
If you are interested in information regarding buying indian clothes, please contact us.