Amar is the founder, choreographer and resident instructor at the Dance Blaze Academy in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. His one mission is to spread the joy of dance across Malaysia and the rest of the world. Amar’s early experience in the performing art of dance commenced at an early mainly in the non-Latin genres of Bhangra, Bollywood, Break Dancing and Hip Hop.
He is the Lead Choreographer and the reason behind the foundation and the success of the Malaysia’s leading Bhangra and Bollywood dance group, Malaysian Shaan-E-Punjab. In 2005, Amar started teaching Cuban Salsa in Kuala Lumpur, where he established himself as the resident instructor at Salsa Havana Club, Kuala Lumpur and continued there for the next 5 years. In 2010, Amar set off on a nationwide tour to conduct a series of dance workshops called “The Malaysian Latin Dance Tour by Amar”.
He is also very highly sought after internationally and some of his tours and workshops include those at the Club Med Resort in Phuket, The Julio Colmena Dance School in York, and the Vivek Ranga Dance Academy in Karnal Haryana, India. He regularly attends congresses and festivals in Europe, particularly in England and Ireland, and has even brought his dance as far as Holland.
Over the years, he has been recognized as a leading figure in the Malaysian dance industry and has been invited to judge competitions which include The Refugee Children’s Dance Competition organized by the United Nations in 2011, The Malaysian Latin Dance Championships in 2011 and 2012 and others. Besides being respected in the bhangra scene Amar is hugely popular among the Malaysian salsa faithful and is recognized for his unique style of Cuban Salsa and his versatility in infusing the various flavors of Afro-Cuban and hip hop dance styles into his dance repertoires. A crowd favourite in the Malaysian social salsa circuit, Amar continues to wow the masses with his freestyle and groovy dance moves.
The evolution of his passion soon led him to establish his own unique blend of super-sexy bachata, which has found popularity in Malaysia and around the world. Apart from salsa and bachata, Amar also teaches various other dance styles such as Reggaeton, Afro-Cuban Rumba (Guaguanco), hip hop, total body isolation and so on.