PLEASE NOTE THAT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, ALL CLASSES WILL BE HELD ONLINE. THERE WILL NOT BE ANY IN-PERSON CLASS

THERE ARE NO MEMBERSHIP FEES FOR THE YEAR 2020-2021 DUE TO COVID

Please contact the teachers via the respective class emails for registration, schedule and other class related details.

For Chess, Mighty Minds & Language Class Registrations: Please use this <<Form Link>>
For Art and Cultural Class Registrations:       Please use this <<Form Link>>

Dance (Kathak, Creative Movement, Bhangra, Bollywood):  Brochure 

Dance Classes (Kathak, Creative Movement, Bhangra, Bollywood) are held from September until May of the school calendar year on Sunday mornings by Trital Dance Academy. The last class in May ends with a recital performance. An annual registration of $30 per student is required along with the class tuition which varies depending on the class. For further details and information please contact at dance.classes@hindusamajmandir.org

Hindustani Sangeet:   

Group Indian(Hindustani) Singing Lessons taught by Bollywood Singer and Sangeet Vishaarad(Masters in Indian Classical Vocal Music), Ms. Sunita Kapur

BEGINNERS- Basics of Indian Classical Music, Bhajan, Bollywood Songs, Karaoke Singing, Ghazal, Microphone techniques, Stage presence and more
ADVANCED- Raags with Aalaps, Taans and more
Also Introducing - BOLLYWOOD KARAOKE SINGING classes for Adults
All students get performance opportunities, Annual Recital, Certificates, Trophies!
Adults and children ages 4 above are welcome
For details or to confirm your spot email hindustani.sangeet@hindusamajmandir.org  
Watch Saraswati Pooja@ Hindu Samaj Mandir by Students
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpjuMkPnvRY

Bala Vihar:          More on    << Schedules >> 

Bala Vihar allows our children to learn and practise our precious Indian culture, spiritual wisdom and related values through books, stories, bhajans, shlokas and games. Open for ages 5 and above.

Class offerings include Swaranjali (bhajans), learnings from our Puranas and study of Bhagavad Gita along with choice of languages (Hindi or Tamil). Adult Study Circle to involve the parents while children are in class.

Academic session runs Sep-Jun annually. We close off our registrations by the first week of Sep.

For more information, please  email at mahwah.balavihar@gmail.com  or visit website

 Adult Study Circle / Gita Class:
The Adult Gita Class runs in conjunction with the Bala Vihar academic schedule.
The study circle has been working through each chapter of the Bhagavad Gita. The focus for this year will be Chapters 8 and 9.

The class is interactive, involves application to our daily living and above all, encourages participants to share their thoughts, ideas and experiences. Knowledge of Sanskrit is not a pre-requisite. All one needs is an open mind, willingness to learn and apply the teachings on a daily basis. Regular attendance is strongly encouraged to make it more effective.
Academic session runs Sep-Jun annually, on 2nd, 3rd & 4th Sundays of the month, between 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM.
For more information, please email us at mahwah.balavihar@gmail.com  or visit website.

Bharatnatyam 

Bharatanatyam classes are being offered by Ms. Anita Ramaswamy (Director / Choreographer) of NrtyaSagar Dance Academy. Ms. Ramaswamy has twenty years of training under the guidance of renowned Guru Late Shri T K Mahalingam Pillai of Rajarajeswari Bharata Natya Kala Mandir and Guru Late Shri Mani of Kalasadan.

Classes consist of structured program and will be offered on Sunday mornings (9am-noon) from September to June concluding with an annual recital. Students of 5 years and above are invited to enroll. Come and enroll your kid for an opportunity to learn this art in an enjoyable manner and still be able to exercise and discipline one's mind & body.

Please contact through email Bharatnatyam@hindusamajmandir.org .

Kuchipudi:    

Kuchipudi is being taught by Ms. Prasantha Yelagani, A Traditional Kuchipudi Dancer. These Classes consist of a structured program. Beginners will learn the Mudras, Slokas, Postures and various Adugulu. Later they will be upgraded to the Advanced levels where they get trained in depth with the Complex level Adugulu, various Jatis, Abhinayas and Traditional items. This enables the children to discover our Indian roots and culture. It also plays a key role in developing the body of a growing child, improves concentration and memory. These Classes are offered on Sunday Evenings 3-6.30 PM and an alternate batch on Saturday Evenings 4-5PM. Students of 5 years and above are invited to enroll. Come and enroll your kid for an opportunity to learn this art form in an enjoyable manner and still be able to exercise and discipline one's mind & body.

For Class timings, schedule and location, please refer to the schedule at the top of the page or contact through email kuchipudi@hindusamajmandir.org  .

Art Classes:    (   Class is suspended until further notice)

Juniors(6-10yrs) will be taught Mixed Media Mural, Grain Painting, Yarn Painting etc. Seniors and Adults(11+)will be taught Kerala Mural, Designer Name-board, Silk Painting.
Please check the Schedule for exact information.


Sindhu Govind is an Artist specializing in Indian Paintings. She was born and nurtured in an artistic environment, which encouraged her to develop interest for paintings at a very early age. She has always been fascinated by intricate, detail work, hence her interest in Indian paintings! She holds a Bachelors degree in Visual Communications from the University of Madras. She has a Diploma in Multimedia and currently a freelance Graphic designer. She pursues painting commercially and have executed orders for individuals and corporate houses both in India and abroad. She strongly believe that art has no boundaries and wishes to create a global awareness and appreciation for the Indian Art forms, which are one amongst the several invaluable possessions our culture.

For details about Art Classes, contact at art.classes@hindusamajmandir.org 

Jain Classes:    

First and third Saturday of each month Jain classes will be taught by Ms. Purvi Sheth at 10 a.m. The class fee is $250 for full year.
Please contact: jain.classes@hindusamajmandir.org 

Chess Club/Classes:    

Sunday Evenings 3-4:30 pm Chess Club: chessclub@hindusamajmandir.org
 
Mighty Minds (Geography Club, Debate, Spelling Bee, etc) Classes:

Sunday Evenings 4:30pm to 5:30pm : mightyminds@hindusamajmandir.org

Hindi Classes:    

Sunday Evenings 2-3 pm Hindi Classes: hindiclasses@hindusamajmandir.org


Gujrati Classes:    (   Suspended until further notice )

Sunday Evenings 4-5 pm Gujrati Classes: gujraticlasses@hindusamajmandir.org.

Telugu Classes:  

Sunday Evenings 2-3pm Telugu Classes:  teluguclasses@hindusamajmandir.org

Yoga Classes: (Adult yoga classes)

As a service to the community, Hindu Samaj has been offering free yoga class in the Temple every Saturday morning. This excellent service is being provided by our Yoga teacher for the last 15 years, "Yogashri Biren Ji" who is a huge proponent of Yoga as a means to lead a healthy, balanced and productive life. However, due to Covid-19, Biren ji has moved the yoga class to a virtual platform - on Google Meet. The classes are held every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 8:30 am to 9:30 am. If interested, please send an email to bkumarcpa@gmail.com  so that an invitation can be sent to you to join in the classes. We request all Temple Devotees to take advantage of the free Yoga classes.

Hatha Yoga class is offered free of charge every Saturday from 9:00 to 10:30 am at by the certified Amrit Yoga teacher Yogshri Birendra Kumar. He has been teaching Yoga over 15 years and last 10 years in the Temple. The class consists of gentle asanas, pranayama and meditation, is suited for adults of all ages and physical abilities, and is aimed to bring physical flexibility, suppleness, weight loss, pain free living, mental relaxation and spiritual "Oneness". To register, please contact via email at yoga.classes@hindusamajmandir.org.