Malcolm Davidson

Sunday, 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Ages: 11+
$75.00

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This class helps build leadership and speech abilities in students through hands-on learning and professional examples.

Class offered through Toastmasters, an international organization dedicated to education in this area. Learn more: https://www.toastmasters.org/education/youth-leadership-program

From their own description:

In the workshop, young people learn valuable skills including:

Evaluating their own speaking ability
Preparing and giving speeches
Giving impromptu talks
Controlling their voice, vocabulary and gestures
Giving constructive feedback and more

Toastmaster Leadership/Speech & Debate Program

Pallavi Shahi

Sunday, 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Ages: 5+
$170.00

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In this class, kids will:

Learn strokes and rules of the game
How to apply different strokes in real games
How to properly keep score
Experience the different spins on the ball
Learn playstyles from a professional
Improve their existing skills

Benefits of playing table tennis:

Olympic sport
Good cardiovascular exercise
Improves concentration and hand-eye coordination

Table Tennis

Jayeeta Dasmunshi

Saturday, 9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
Ages: Any
$120.00

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Sugam Sangeet is a semi-classical light music. There are many regional types of songs equally enriched like most popular types (prevalent throughout Northern India) known as Bhajan, Tappa, Geet, Gazal, Chaitee, Kaajee Daadra, Qualee etc.

Summer classes will be focused on voice warm up exercises and folk/devotional/festive songs/seasonal songs/lyrical songs.

Sugam Sangeet (June)

Jayeeta Dasmunshi

Saturday, 9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
Ages: Any
$120.00

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Sugam Sangeet is a semi-classical light music. There are many regional types of songs equally enriched like most popular types (prevalent throughout Northern India) known as Bhajan, Tappa, Geet, Gazal, Chaitee, Kaajee Daadra, Qualee etc.

Summer classes will be focused on voice warm up exercises and folk/devotional/festive songs/seasonal songs/lyrical songs.

Sugam Sangeet (July)

Jayeeta Dasmunshi

Saturday, 9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
Ages: Any
$120.00

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Sugam Sangeet is a semi-classical light music. There are many regional types of songs equally enriched like most popular types (prevalent throughout Northern India) known as Bhajan, Tappa, Geet, Gazal, Chaitee, Kaajee Daadra, Qualee etc.

Summer classes will be focused on voice warm up exercises and folk/devotional/festive songs/seasonal songs/lyrical songs.

Sugam Sangeet (August)

Donna Taylor

Sunday, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ages: 7+
$140.00

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Students will learn to play several musical instruments, including Keyboard, Dholak and Cymbols.

During the first half-hour, basic musical notes will be taught on the keyboard and flute, using the Indian musical scale: Sa, Re, Ga, ma, Pa, Dha, Ni. To learn rhythm, students will study basic dholak and cymbols beats. Group Ensemble session will be held the last half hour of class to learn to play together as a group. We will sometimes use professional musical recorded tracks as a base, and students will play along with the professional recorded musicians. Playing by ear, improvising musical tunes and rhythms will be the basic platform of this class.

Musical Ensemble for Beginners (Basic)

Donna Taylor

Sunday, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Ages: 7+
$140.00

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Students will learn to play several musical instruments, including Keyboard, Dholak and Cymbols.

During the first half-hour, basic musical notes will be taught on the keyboard and flute, using the Indian musical scale: Sa, Re, Ga, ma, Pa, Dha, Ni. To learn rhythm, students will study basic dholak and cymbols beats. Group Ensemble session will be held the last half hour of class to learn to play together as a group. We will sometimes use professional musical recorded tracks as a base, and students will play along with the professional recorded musicians. Playing by ear, improvising musical tunes and rhythms will be the basic platform of this class.

Musical Ensemble  (Intermediate)

Marathi Team

Sunday, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Ages: Any
$70.00

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In this class students will learn Marathi with initial focus towards speaking Marathi. This class is designed towards creating interest in the language, introducing Marathi alphabets, writing simple words and developing language communications skills.

Marathi

Shanna Kelly

Sunday, 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Ages: 5-13
$150.00

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Students will use the LEGO® Education WeDo Robotics Construction Set that introduces them to robotics and programming. It has easy to use software and each model has working motors and sensors. They will also have a chance to use LEGO® Mindstorms NXT. This set enables students to build and program real life robotic solutions!

LEGO® Engineering and Robotics (11:30 AM)

Shanna Kelly

Sunday, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ages: 5-13
$150.00

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Students will use the LEGO® Education WeDo Robotics Construction Set that introduces them to robotics and programming. It has easy to use software and each model has working motors and sensors. They will also have a chance to use LEGO® Mindstorms NXT. This set enables students to build and program real life robotic solutions!

LEGO® Engineering and Robotics (10 AM)

Varsha Kailas Jawadekar

Thursday, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Ages: Any
$400.00

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Kathak is a north Indian classical dance form that draws upon ancient Hindu temple and Mughal era court traditions.

The truly vast repertoire comprises poetic, dramatic and pure dance. NrityaVarsha Dance Academy continues to flourish and evolve with hallmarks including intricate footwork, pirouettes, sculpted poses and expressional storytelling, featuring rapid footwork and fast spins with sculpted poses. Students learn the grace, strength and co-ordination along with devotion and discipline through technical compositions and expressional dance pieces.

Students are also coached for the annual Bharati Vidyapeeth University Kathak examinations.
Material costs are collected by the teacher ($50).

Kathak

Vijayalakshmi Ravi

Sunday, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ages: Any
$70.00

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30 mins:
Introduction to letters
Akshagalu - Swaragalu, Vyanjangalu, and Gunithaksharagalu
Reading and writing simple words.

30 minutes:
Simple stories in Kannada
Introduction to Karnataka places, Karnataka culture, Kannada writers etc.

Kannada

Jayeeta Dasmunshi

Saturday, 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Ages: 5-10
$400.00

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This course offers an introduction to the ancient art of Hindustani/North Indian classical music. Instruction will include melodic concepts such as Raag, Bandish, Bhaav, Aalaap, Taan, Sargam and rhythmic concepts such as Taal and Aavartan, and their integrated use in a performance. Students will practice and learn classical and devotional song compositions based on Raag.

Key benefits include development of ability to identify swara (notes), sense of sur (tunefulness) and taal (rhythm); development of ability to present a brief classical music composition and ability to appreciate and relate to Raag music. No specific knowledge or skill level of vocal/instrumental music is necessary. Students who enjoy learning music or have prior music background can further increase their confidence and appreciation of music through this class.

Hindustani Vocal (Age 5-10)

Jayeeta Dasmunshi

Saturday, 10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Ages: 10+
$400.00

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This course offers an introduction to the ancient art of Hindustani/North Indian classical music. Instruction will include melodic concepts such as Raag, Bandish, Bhaav, Aalaap, Taan, Sargam and rhythmic concepts such as Taal and Aavartan, and their integrated use in a performance. Students will practice and learn classical and devotional song compositions based on Raag.

Key benefits include development of ability to identify swara (notes), sense of sur (tunefulness) and taal (rhythm); development of ability to present a brief classical music composition and ability to appreciate and relate to Raag music. No specific knowledge or skill level of vocal/instrumental music is necessary. Students who enjoy learning music or have prior music background can further increase their confidence and appreciation of music through this class.

Hindustani Vocal (Age 11+)

Indradeep Gosh

Sunday, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ages: Any
$275.00

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Introduction to play meer and gamakas basic sargams with meer, detailed study of the ragas in different taalas. This class starts on 4/2.

Hindustani Violin (Intermediate)

Indradeep Gosh

Sunday, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Ages: Any
$275.00

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Technical Terminology, Tuning of the violin, Thaats, Basic Lessons of violin includes introduction to swaras and sargams with basic knowledge of few Swaras. Indradeep will teach 12 classes.
The first class is on 15th March (Thursday), 2nd class - 18th March (Sunday), 3rd class - 22 March (Thursday), 4th class - 25th March (Sunday), 5th class 25th March (Sunday), 5 th class - 29 th March (Thursday), 6 th class - 1st April (Sunday), 7 th class - 8 th April (Sunday), 8th class - 15th April (Sunday), 9th class - 22nd April (Sunday), 10th class - 29th April (Sunday), 11th class - 3rd May (Thursday), 11th class - 6th May (Sunday).

Hindustani Violin (Beginner)

Mamta Ganesan

Sunday, 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Ages: 4+
$150.00

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Hindi comes from Devnagari Script and spoken all over India.

Beginning Hindi class is for ages 4 to 13 year old students. We will learn Hindi vowels, alphabets writing names and small sentence formation. Hindi class focus is on spoken Hindi and learning script.

Hindi Level 1

Jules Winson

Sunday, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ages: 8+
$140.00

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Studies show that curricula with an outdoor learning component can
drastically improve overall student performance, particularly in
science and math. Subsequently, in a New York Times article,
scientists say art will make your kids better thinkers Our Hands On
STEAM program combines a STEM curricula with Art where your child will
explore and investigate the art of science, technology, engineering
and math.

Physical Science: Volume, Matter, Laws of Motion, Snap Circuits
Earth Science: Earth Hazards, Oceanography, Natural Energy
Life Science: Nervous System, Senses, Botany
Fine Arts: Alcohol Ink, Clay, Salt Painting, Nail Art and more
Chemistry: Physical and Chemical Changes via experiments

We will got outdoors to study a watershed in a wildlife habitat. Also
we will explore nature awareness and mindfulness by taking a close
look at the life of a tree and our vegetable garden.

This class will provide a semester of interactive experiences built
around TEKS, Jon Young and Project Wild Aquatic.

Hands on STEAM Intermediate

Jules Winson

Sunday, 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Ages: 5-8
$140.00

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Earth Science: Archeology, Earth Mass, Make a Geode, Solar System
Life Science: Natural vs. Artificial, Soda Succulent, Senses, Age of
Trees, Plant Oxygen
Fine Arts: Alcohol Ink, Salt Painting, Clay and more
Physics: Forces and Energy: Gravity, Magnetism, Snap
circuits

We will explore the beautiful outdoors by hiking and investigating
the wonders around RMD.

In Hands on STEAM we will follow a curriculum that meets the TEKS

Hands on STEAM

Radha Patel

Sunday, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ages: Any
$120.00

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Radha's children’s yoga class is designed to incorporate Krishna and Bhagavad Gita stories with mindful movements. Different breathing techniques are combined with asanas to help encourage the development of leadership skills and to help each child build confidence and self-esteem. The class allows for children to have the unique opportunity to learn stress management techniques and to be introduced to the concept of self-care.

The combination of asanas, mudras, mantras, sound, meditation, and focused attention allows them to cultivate self-awareness and practice mindfulness. Radha's class is also designed to have physical benefits. Students will learn how to enhance their flexibility, strength, concentration, and sense of calmness. Practicing yoga early on helps children actively manage their stress and allows them to be continuously grounded when facing stress and conflicts. Radha's class is specifically designed to provide this sense of grounding to her young students in conjunction with spiritual awareness through Krishna and Bhagavad Gita stories!

Children's Yoga

Ananda Nadayogi

Sunday, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Ages: 4-18
$450.00

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This class will offer an introduction to the art of South Indian classical music according to the tradition of Sri Lalgudi G Jayaraman. Students with no prior experience will begin with the varshes, or vocal exercises, and will be introduced to the concepts of raagam and thalam. All students will receive a rigorous education in the theory of music as well, with the objective of taking the Level 1 and 2 Carnatic examinations for serious students. Classes can also be tailored to students with prior experience.

Carnatic Vocal

Ananda Nadayogi

Sunday, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ages: Any
$450.00

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Violin, Keyboard and Vocal lessons follow traditional Carnatic music system depending on the level of the student. Basic level covers all different varieties of Varisas, Geethams, Swarajathis, Jathiswarams. Intermediate level consists of several Varnams and simple Krithis. Advance level incorporates advance Krithis, Manodharmam, Ragam, Tanam, Pallavi. Musical compositions are also taught to suit various occasions and events throughout the year.

Carnatic Violin (Intermediate)

Ananda Nadayogi

Sunday, 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Ages: Any
$450.00

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Violin, Keyboard and Vocal lessons follow traditional Carnatic music system depending on the level of the student. Basic level covers all different varieties of Varisas, Geethams, Swarajathis, Jathiswarams. Intermediate level consists of several Varnams and simple Krithis. Advance level incorporates advance Krithis, Manodharmam, Ragam, Tanam, Pallavi. Musical compositions are also taught to suit various occasions and events throughout the year.

Students must have their own musical instrument for lessons and a notebook. Instruments can be purchased or rented at reasonable price. Textbooks are available for purchase at a nominal printing cost.

Carnatic Violin (Beginner)

Vidyut Gharpure

Sunday, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ages: Any
$330.00

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Intermediate level:

Revision of previous adavus
More advance adavus
Jatis (talam in different number of beats)
Continue learning mudras further
Introduction to rasas

Bharatanatyam (Intermediate)

Radha Patel

Sunday, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Ages: Any
$150.00

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Class consists of a combination of Gentle Hatha and Kundalini yoga.

Gentle Hatha Yoga uses postures called (asana) in combination with conscious breathing techniques(pranayama), and mental focus to develop strength and flexibility. Through proper alignment and mindful actions of the body, Hatha Yoga cultivates awareness, balance, improve concentration and a sense of relaxation through meditation techniques(dyana).

Kundalini yoga uses breath, movement, and focus to energize the body while supporting strength and balance of the glandular and immune system. This promotes emotional well being, mental clarity, self-awareness, stress relief, and balancing all chakras.

Good choice for beginners regardless of your age, or body ability, flexibility, Experience your self deeply and notice a transformation towards physical strength, self- awareness, mental clarity, and peaceful mind.

A strong yoga practice begins with a sturdy foundation, this class can fine tune even an advance practice.

Adult Yoga Class