Bharatnatyam is one of the most popular Indian classical dances originated in South India. Inculcates discipline & patience, builds muscle strength and endurance. Also helps participants understand the mind, body & soul connection, aids in exercising the left and right brain to do different things, develops speed, strength & stamina.
Kathak is one of the most important classical dances of India which is originated in North India. The word kathak means "to tell a story". The "Kathakars" communicate stories through rhythmic foot movements, hand gestures, facial expressions.
Ballet is a type of performance dance that originated during the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century and later developed into a concert dance form in France and Russia. It has been globally influential and has defined the foundational techniques used in many other dance genres/cultures.
A deliberate expression of a freer self…Hip Hop is an expression of your inner attitude. The dance form incorporates 15 different styles ranging from crumping and wacking to locking and popping to tuting, miming and breakdancing and a lot more.
Kalaripayattu is an ancient form of Martial Arts that originated in India & its roots can be traced back to the Vedic Period. It has stood the test of time and historians believe that it is the oldest surviving Martial arts on this planet. What was once practiced only by the warrior clan in Kerala is now considered the mother of all Martial arts
Involvement in theatre is fast emerging as a key tool that aids the learning process.
It allows participants to develop an understanding of themselves and others.
Theatre techniques are not only fun but also beneficial as a way of fostering effective learning by enhancing the participant's self- confidence, imagination, empathy, tolerance, collaboration,
communication skills, concentration, problem solving,memory, social awareness and aesthetic appreciation.
Storytelling is something we all do naturally, starting at a young age, but there’s a difference between good storytelling and great storytelling.
It is one of the oldest known aspects of human culture. From songs, dances to cave paintings, stories have united and sustained us as a species throughout the millennia.
Drawing and Painting Essentials covers the key foundational principles that underlay artwork and it's creation. You'll discover the core fundamentals you need to know in order to be effective at learning to draw and paint.
Pottery helps you to express your creativity, which is essentially to expand who we are and how we connect to ourselves and the environment. It’s a good way for people of all ages to explore the things they can do. You may be more creative than you think and there’s no right or wrong way in pottery.
Carpentry can be an enjoyable hobby that allows you to express yourself creatively and work with your hands. Furthermore, wood can be cut and shaped using simple, affordable tools, making this a relatively low-investment hobby.
Flute is one among the three celebrated musical instruments of India. The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group. It is an aerophone or reedless wind instrument that produces its sound from the flow of air across an opening
Mridangam, also spelled mrdangam, mridanga, or mrdanga, two-headed drum played in carnatic music of southern India. It is made of wood in an angular barrel shape, having an outline like an elongated hexagon. Thong hoops around each end of the drum, leather thong lacing, and small wooden dowels slipped under the lacings control the skin tension.
Ghatam is one of the oldest percussion instruments of South India. The mouth of the Ghatam is open and is played with two hands, wrists, ten fingers and nails. Ghatam is a specially designed clay pot, usually made of a mixture of clay baked with brass or copper fillings and a small amount of iron fillings.
The kanjira is a small tambourine. It is made by stretching lizard skin over a wooden frame. The frame is about seven inches in diameter with one metal jingle mounted in it. The kanjira is very popular in South Indian classical performances. It is related to the daf of folk music.
Playing the guitar means never being alone with nothing to do. It means strumming for fun, or going further and further into amazing territory and a lifetime of discovery and discipline, or just taking up a hobby that gives you immense pleasure and a sense of achievement.
Keyboard is a wonderful instrument that enhances any type of music it is used with. It is so versatile that it has the ability to fit into a variety of music contexts, whether as a solo instrument or as an accompaniment.
Art n Craft
The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the Human Soul – Elder Uchtdorf
Art has the role in education of helping children become like themselves instead of more like everyone else – Sydney Gurewitz
Gardening can be considered both as an art, concerned with arranging plants harmoniously in their surroundings, and as a science, encompassing the principles and techniques of plant cultivation.
The attractions of gardening are many and various and, to a degree perhaps unique among the arts and crafts, may be experienced by any age group and at all levels of ambition.
Embroidery is the craft of decorating fabric or other materials using a needle to apply thread or yarn. Embroidery may also incorporate other materials such as pearls, beads, quills, and sequins.Some of the basic techniques or stitches of the earliest embroidery are chain stitch, buttonhole or blanket stitch, running stitch, satin stitch, cross stitch. Those stitches remain the fundamental techniques of hand embroidery today.
Sewing is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread. Sewing is one of the oldest of the textile arts.Get a thorough introduction to using a sewing machine, learning different sewing techniques, understanding basic sewing patterns and learning basic cutting skills.
It is said that cooking is an art, baking a science. One wrong ingredient, you end up getting a flop batch. So learn the secrets. A course which covers both theory and practical knowledge to the art and techniques in the baking.
Every culture has a unique food philosophy. The way we cook our food tells a lot about who we are. Food has an incredible quality to push a person's happy buttons. This course does the same to you.
In its original meaning, a cartoon (from the Italian cartone, meaning "big paper") is a full-size drawing made on paper as a full size study for artwork. Cartoons were first used during the sixteenth century for fresco painting, a technique involving the application of pigment to a wet lime plaster wall.
Sculpture is the only form of the visual arts that is specifically concerned with expressive three-dimension form.
Yoga is a mind and body practice with historical origins in ancient Indian philosophy. Various styles of yoga combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation.
Make your own candles and bring some warmth and light into your home.
With so many different color and scent options, learn how you can spruce up your space with DIY Personalize your candle even further by choosing a fragrance or essential oil to scent your candle. The variations of candles you can make are only limited by your imagination and your willingness to experiment.
Making your own soap at home is creative and fulfilling.
Whether you are looking for a more natural alternative to commercial soap, or are just a crafty person looking for a new creative adventure, making soap is fun, and more than a little addictive!