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Open to students between the ages of 4 and 18 on a first-come, first-serve basis. Workshops are structured around 1-4 sessions per workshop, offering students an introduction or more intensive exposure to specific topics. They are conducted by institute faculty and visiting experts. Areas of coverage include the performing arts, visual arts, architecture, history, philosophy and literature.

The program for Fall 2006 - Winter 2007 will include the following classes, detailed below:

Introductory Hindi A
Group Mukula: Introductory Series For Young Children
Group Padmakosa, Bharata Natyam dance style - Level 1
Group Alapadma, Bharata Natyam dance style – Level 2
Senior Dance Group – Advanced
Group Padamakosa, Bharata Natyam dance style - Level 2
Introductory Tamil - Beginners

Introductory Hindi A
Taught by Champa Kumar/Bunty Sawhney
Mondays, 4:15 – 5:15 PM
Minot Simons Room
Open to girls and boys, ages 4-6
Tuition of $40 per class for 16 classes
Total semester cost of $640



This course will introduce students to the study of Hindi in a format that makes young children comfortable with the spoken language, and introduces literacy. The study of Hindi will be integrated with Sanskriti's broader curriculum so that students can identify common threads and make connections across various aspects of the performing arts and cultural history.

Dates:
Sep 11, 18, 25
Oct 16, 23, 30
Nov 06, 13, 20, 27
Dec 04, 11, 18
Jan 8, 22, 29

Group Mukula: Introductory Series For Young Children
Taught by Shobana Raghavan/Swati Bhise
Tuesdays, 4:00 - 4:45 PM
Open to girls and boys, ages 4-6
Tuition of $40 per class for 19 classes
Total semester cost of $760



This course is based on an integrated curriculum designed by Swati Bhise and will include, dance, music, dramatic arts and story telling. The objective is to introduce young children to the diverse elements of Indian culture, spark their interest and inspire them to focus on one or more specific areas going forward. Boys and girls can explore theatre, story telling and enact conversations through this medium.

Dates:
Sep 12, 19, 26
Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Nov 7, 14, 21, 28
Dec 5, 12, 19
Jan 9, 16, 23, 30

Group Padmakosa, Bharata Natyam dance style - Level 1
Tuesday s 4:40 - 5:45 PM
Open to girls and boys, ages 6 and over
Tuition of $45 per class for 19 classes
Total semester cost of $855
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Dates:
Sep 12, 19, 26
Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Nov 7, 14, 21, 28
Dec 5, 12, 19
Jan 9, 16, 23, 30

Group Alapadma, Bharata Natyam dance style – Level 2
Tuesdays 5:35-6:30 PM
Tuition of $60 per class for 17 classes.
Total semester cost of $1045
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Dates:
Sep 12, 19, 26
Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Nov 7, 14, 21, 28
Dec 5, 12, 19
Jan 9, 16

Optional ‘Theory in Dance’ classes with visiting dancer available on Jan 23 & 30 at $50 per class.

Group Padamakosa - Level 3
Wednesdays 4PM to 5PM
Tuition of $50 per class for 18 classes
Total semester cost of $900
Participation by invitation of the Program Director.



Class dates:
Sep 13, 20, 27
Oct 4, 11, 18, 25
Nov 1, 8, 15, 29
Dec 6, 13, 20
Jan 10, 17, 24, 31

Alapadma Dance Group – Advanced
Thursdays 5.15 - 6.15 PM
Tuition of $60 per class for 19 classes
Total semester cost of $1140

Optional for girls who want to dance twice a week and immerse themselves at a faster pace. This class is offered to encourage performance in the core dance troupe at Sanskriti’s ongoing events.



Class dates:
Sep 12, 19, 26
Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Nov 7, 14, 21, 28
Dec 5, 12, 19
Jan 9, 16, 23, 30

Introductory Tamil
Taught by Mrs. Shanta Gopal
Mondays, 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Beginners level - open to all enthusiasts
Tuition of $40 per class for 16 classes
Total semester cost of $640



Learning to speak and communicate. Tamil is an ancient classical language and one of the official languages of India, Singapore and Sri Lanka. It is from the Dravidian language families and has an unbroken literary past which is a vital link to the study of India’s rich cultural heritage.

Dates:
Sep 11, 18, 25
Oct 16, 23, 30
Nov 06, 13, 20, 27
Dec 04, 11, 18
Jan 8, 22, 29

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