Bharatanatyam is one of the oldest of the classical dance forms in India. Bharatanatyam, as the name depicts is the combination of BHA- Bhava (Expression), RA- Raga (Music) and TA- Tala (Rhythm). Bharatanatyam is a traditional dance-form known for its grace, purity, tenderness, and sculpturesque poses.
Kathak is one of the seven forms of Indian classical dances, originated from northern India. It was quintessential theatre, using instrumental and vocal music along with stylized gestures, to enliven the stories. Its form today contains traces of temple and ritual dances, and the influence of the bhakti movement. From the 16th century onwards it absorbed certain features of Persian dance and Central Asian dance which were imported by the royal courts of the Mughal era.
WESTERN & BOLLYWOOD DANCE:
This class offers a blend of the Bollywood ‘song and dance’ style and Western dance styles.
Theatre is a branch of the performing arts. While any performance may be considered theatre, as a performing art, it focuses almost exclusively on live performers creating a self contained drama. Acting and other aspects of theatre like make up, lighting, set design, costumes, direction etc are taught to the students through Prof. Bharadwaj’s Structural Method of Theatre.
A way of life. It is predominantly concerned with maintaining a state of equanimity at all costs. All yoga schools of thought emphasize the importance of the mind remaining calm, because as the saying goes, only when the water is still can you see through it. Yoga Darshan or Yoga Philosophy also happens to be a valid discipline of Indian metaphysics (Brahma Vidya). It is the result of human wisdom and insight on physiology, psychology, ethics and spirituality collected together and practiced over thousands of years for the well being of humanity.
Karate is a striking art using punching, kicking, knee and elbow strikes, Grappling, locks, restraints, throws, and vital point strikes are taught.
DRAWING & PAINTING:
Drawing is a means of making an image, using any of a wide variety of tools and techniques and Painting is the use of this activity in combination with drawing, composition and other aesthetic considerations in order to manifest the expressive and conceptual intention of the practitioner.
Carnatic music is a system of music commonly associated with the southern part of the Indian subcontinent.
Hindustani classical music is the Hindustani or erstwhile North Indian style of Indian classical music. Originating in the Vedic period, it is a tradition that has been evolving from the 12th century AD.
LIGHT VOCAL & DEVOTIONAL MUSIC:
This class teaches it’s students different folk music, devotional songs and hymns and other songs.
The Saraswati veena is an Indian plucked string instrument. It is named after the Hindu goddess Saraswati, who is usually depicted holding or playing the instrument.
Is a bowed string instrument with four strings usually tuned in perfect fifths. It is the smallest and highest-pitched member of the violin family of string instruments, which also includes the viola and cello and double bass. The violin has come to be played in many non-western music cultures all over the world.
The guitar is a musical instrument with ancient roots that adapts readily to a wide variety of musical styles.They can also be a solo classical instrument. Guitars may be played acoustically, where the tone is produced by vibration of the strings and modulated by the hollow body
The origins of tabla repertoire and technique may be found in all three and in physical structure there are also elements of all three: the smaller pakhawaj head for the dayan, the naqqara kettledrum for the bayan, and the flexible use of the bass of the dholak.The Tabla is a popular Indian percussion instrument used in the classical, popular and religious music of the Indian subcontinent and in Hindustani classical music. The instrument consists of a pair of hand drums of contrasting sizes and timbers.
The mridangam is a percussion instrument from India, especially South India. It is the primary rhythmic accompaniment in a Carnatic music ensemble.
The flute is a musical instrument of the woodwind group. Unlike woodwind instruments with reeds, a flute is an aerophone or reedless wind instrument that produces its sound from the flow of air across an opening or embouchure.
An electronic musical instrument may be multitimbral, which means it can produce two or more timbres (also called sounds or patches) at the same time. Instruments which may be multitimbral include synthesizers, samplers, and music workstations.
Pre K G:
Pre-kindergarten is the first formal academic classroom-based learning environment. It begins around the age of two in order to prepare for the more didactic and academically intensive kindergarten, the traditional "first" class that school children participate in.