Immerse yourself in Punjabi culture in our Surrey dance studio or from the comfort of your home.

Keep the party going from wherever you are! Our Indian Punjabi folk dance classes are available to be enjoyed in person and online so you can stay connected and engaged from anywhere. To register for online classes, please contact or call (604) 401-6700. To register for in-person classes, please select one of the options from our programming list below.
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The Royal Academy of Punjab forges deep connections to heritage and culture to help develop confidence and a strong sense of identity. Search the following resources to better understand our CDTA Certification, studio information & policies and fees. We are proud to be the first Punjab academy that provides a formal Punjabi Folk Dance certification program. Learn more about our studio and policies, including attendance, to get the most out of your experience. Concerned about membership fees or the price of classes? As a non-profit organization, we strive to be open and inclusive and keep costs as low as possible. Find out more here.
CTDA Certification
Royal Academy of Punjab is the first Bhangra school to offer a formal Punjabi Folk Dance certification program. There are 4 levels:
  • Level 1: BASIC – fee $50
  • Level 2: INTERMEDIATE – fee $60
  • Level 3: ADVANCED – fee $70
  • Level 4: PROFESSIONAL – fee $100
Once the student has passed a level of examination, they will receive a Canadian Dance Teachers Association (CDTA) certificate. Fees associated with that level's testing are due at the time of registration for the test.
In order to create a safe and accessible space for all Royal Academy of Punjab (RAP) students, staff and volunteers, the following information must be read and understood. Everyone associated with the organization must adhere to these policies. If these rules and policies are not strictly adhered to, Royal Academy of Punjab has the right to terminate the enrollment of the student without a refund.
Registration Fees
Class Fees
Bad Weather/Holidays
Practice Attire
Studio Rules
A registration Fee of $100 is charged annually. The registration and first month’s class fees are required with the registration form to reserve class space. The registration fee covers the cost of a RAP t-shirt, water bottle, annual event, costumes and accessories the child will need to perform, along with a $10.00 membership fee which includes:
  • voting rights at any General Meeting and the Annual General Meeting
  • newsletter updates on all  RAP projects
  • access to early bird tickets for RAP events
Class fees are $70 per month, due on the 1st of every month and tuition remains the same regardless of class attendance. A $10.00 charge will be applied to accounts not paid by the 7th and a $25.00 charge will be applied for all returned cheques.

Fees Summary

Registration Fee
Membership Fee
Course Fee
Exam Fee
See CDTA Certification for more info


Bhangra creates community!

The Royal Academy of Punjab is dedicated to celebrating culture and promoting Punjabi Folk Art through community based programming. Come out and support our upcoming events!