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L.A.’s Hottest New “Work Out” Is Basically Dandiya


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This is dandiya. It’s a traditional folk dance from Gujarat and is performed ubiquitously during the festival of Navratri. It’s said to have been invented by Lord Krishna.

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It is also performed at the end of pretty much every Gujju get together EVER.

This is "Pound", an air-drumming workout that's "taking L.A. by storm" and was invented by two female drummers, Kirsten and Cristina.

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It uses specially designed instruments called "Ripstix" or as the South Asian world would say – DANDIYAS. They're called fucking dandiyas.


They even have a super tagline.


*Slow claps in garba*

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A lot of people are not pleased and have been calling out PoundFit on a video uploaded by Insider yesterday.

First ghee and now dandiya? #stopwhitepeople2k16

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