Find garba lessons, classes, and instructors on HeyKiki and learn how to do the garba. Originating the Gujarat region of India, garba is similar to the dance form known as raas in that it is extremely colorful and features a very upbeat performance. Both men and women traditionally dance in garba and it's used in both spiritual ceremonies and leisure activities. However, the word "garba" means womb in Sanskrit so the dance usually signifies some celebration of life and being. Due to its high intensity and beat, garba has become a hit amongst the youth of India and the United Kingdom.