Shehnaaz Dance Academy is excited to start offering Hindi Lessons to kids Pre-K and up. Classes will be limited in size to allow for greater focus on speaking and listening. Learn more about our approach and our team here.

Class Curriculum

Kindergarteners+

Preschoolers

  • Recitation and Phonics of the Hindi Alphabet (Swar, Vyanjan) 
  • Immersion into Hindi Culture via Indian (Bhartiya)Festivals
  • Practice basic communicating in Hindi via group activities
  • Theme based vocabulary building.
  • Introduction to reading and writing Hindi Letters (as deemed age appropriate)
  • Introduction to Hindi Alphabet (Varnmala)
  • Introduction to Hindi poems and songs
  • Practice basic greetings and responses
  • Learn common Hindi words for numbers, color, animals, etc. through visual play
  • Hindi Story Time

Bi-weekly Newsletters help our families to keep in touch with the syllabus and to track the progress of their children over the semester.
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Fall students will be handpicked to perform a skit at our Winter Recital 2018*. The skit will be entirely in Hindi and will be 1.5-2 minutes and will require costumes which will have to be purchased by the participants at an additional cost. 

Drama Curriculum

  • Learn about stage positioning & voice projection
  • Focus on expressing emotions using facial expressions
  • Allow students to feel comfortable in the limelight and conquer stage fright
  • Practice listening to cues and learn the importance of reciting your part in a timely manner

*Please note that some performance opportunities may have ticketing charges.


The Details

  • 12 sessions
  • Dates: Saturdays, September 8 - December 8 (No class Oct 6 and Nov 24)
  • Hours: 10am-10:45am
  • Ages: Kindergarteners+
  • 12 sessions
  • Dates: Saturdays, September 8 - December 8 (No class Oct 6 and Nov 24)
  • Hours: 9am - 9:45am
  • Ages: Preschoolers

Location

Pricing

TBD 

  • $180 for 8 session semester
  • Drop Ins $18/class