4 - Introducing: Nimit Desai
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Nimit Desai former captain of Buckeye Bhangra and KPGD dancer. With a very unique style and energy, Nimit Desai is prolific dancer in every sense of the word. In this episode we talk to Nimit about:

-Captaining Buckeye Bhangra as a sophomore

-Recovering from a loss at Blowout 2016 and roaring back the following season

-His change to his set design approach

-And a few callouts along the way

0:00 Nimit’s start with Bhangra

2:50 Nimit with Buckeye Bhangra

4:58 Nimit taking on captain’s duties for the first time

7:08 When Nimit first became captain he focused a lot on making choreography and he talks about his mistakes and successes with this approach

10:07 Dealing with the loss at Bhangra Blowout 2016 www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4_KGI9BBKY and reinventing and using the loss as motivation for the following season

12:16 Buckeye Bhangra at Aaj Ka Dhamaka 2016 www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9o8V0UVkLg

13:06 After having a year without placings but still having gone to Blowout, Nimit talks about changes in leadership style, choreography and set design, and overall team mentality

18:49 After a very successful 2016-2017 season Nimit reflects on the result of Bhangra Blowout 2017 www.youtube.com/watch?v=N73M-tk3Tpo

22:13 After dancing with KPGD at Bruin 2016 www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZhZquLEpCA and then competing against many of his teammates from that squad throughout the year, Nimit talks about how he felt competing against his friends, creating a ‘sibling rivalry’ with many of them

23:57 Nimit’s opinions on other teams throughout the circuits set design from a pure choreography standpoint

25:20 We also talk some smack and Nimit throws out a few callouts by name

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