• Ajay Manaktala

Easy Sangeet Dances for Indian Wedding Performance & Tips (2019)

Updated: Dec 7, 2019

My brother just got married and even though I've been married for four years, I forgot how stressfull dancing at a Sangeet can be. So I decided to look into how technology has made the process easier and also upped the game of the modern Sangeet. Here's some easy free choreography for Indian American brides.

Looking for the Easiest Indian Dance Steps at your Sangeet?

In this post I'll first:

  • Give you some tips on the easiest way to not be stressed out about organizing your Indian wedding dance performances,

  • Then I'll simply show you 5 easy steps that I personally know which will work.

  • Lastly I'll give you guidance on hire to your own choreographer.

The Sangeet is a pre-wedding function, normally in a hotel ballroom in America (for Indian-American weddings) where different groups of friends of the bride and groom, and families, dance for them.

Easiest Sangeet dance choreography
Get ready to watch your friends dance!

If you're getting married or curious about planning or how to organize your sangeet dances, you need to read these tips to make it easy on yourself.

1. How should I do easy Sangeet dance choreography? I'm confused!

If you're a busy bee who works in a corporate or just not a dancer, chances are you have a week to go for your Sangeet and you haven't done anything.

Sangeet easy dance choreography planning

You need to do 3 things:

  • Pair up your teams to figure out how many dances you'll have (graphic above)

  • Find YouTube videos online (at bottom of this post) OR hire someone (also at bottom of post) to send you choreography videos.

  • Make sure your friends practice.

2. How many Dances should I have at my Sangeet?

Answer: However many takes 45 minutes typically 8 with time to setup/switch.

Use the illustration above to pair up your friends and family, and then make sure you don't have more than 8 dances.


People will get bored/restless by the 10th dance otherwise.

I DJ a sangeet at least twice a month and I can tell you after 40 minutes, 300 people get hungry, use the toilet, grab a smoke, take a call, whatever.

The best and most memorable Sangeet performances are the ones that leave you wanting more, and then you can continue that until 1-2AM on the dance floor!

In a nutshell, try to keep 3-4