SAAA EVENING CLASSES
Evening classes follow the GCC school calendar and do not take place on Glasgow public holidays.
Price per class: Adults £5, Children £4
Classes are held @: The Scottish Academy of Asian Arts
Govanhill Neighbourhood Centre
6-8 Daisy Street, Glasgow G42 8JL
Contact: Ashley Cook/ Natalie McIlroy/Daria Zapala
Tel: 0141 423 2210
Email: info@saaa.org.uk  or scottishasianarts@yahoo.co.uk

BHARATA NATYAM DANCE
Young Beginners, Beginners &  Intermediate

Tutor: KAREN WATTS
Mondays: 5.30-6.15pm: Little girls 6.15-7.15pm: Beginners 7.15-8.15pm: Beginners & Intermediate.
Bharata Natyam is a classical dance based on the teachings of the Natya Shastra, the oldest known book of dance. Beautiful hand gestures, expressive eye movements and rhythmical footwork characterise this graceful dance form.

KATHAK DANCE
Beginners & Intermediate

Tutor: SUDESHNA BASU
Tuesdays 7.15-8.15 pm             
Originating from the Northern regions of India, Kathak dance is characterised by fast spins, intricate facial gestures and handwork alongside fast, rhythmic footwork create pure storytelling in the form of dance.

TABLA
Beginners & Advanced

Tutor: VIJAY KANGUTKAR
Wednesdays 6-8 pm
Tabla is a set of two drums, consisting of a smaller drum called the Dayan and a larger drum called the Bayan. It is a relatively new instrument to Indian classical music as it is approximately 500 years old. Tabla is played using the fingers and hands and there are eight established styles of Tabla playing.

KATHAK DANCE
Young Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced

Thursdays

6:15 to 7:15 - Children
7:15to 8:15 – Beginners & Intermediate
7.45 to 8:45 – Intermediate &  Advanced

Originating from the Northern regions of India, Kathak dance is characterised by fast spins, intricate facial gestures and handwork alongside fast, rhythmic footwork create pure storytelling in the form of dance.

LIGHT CLASSICAL VOCALS

Beginners & Intermediate
Tutor: PRAKRITI DUTTA
 
Fridays 7-8.30pm
Young Children and Adults welcome.
This evening class will concentrate on North Indian classical music genre of dhrupad. For centuries dhrupad was the most important vocal form in North India with its intense ambience and meaningful words. Usually accompanied by a tanpura drum the vocals relate to rhythm however the exciting highlight of a dhrupad performance is that of the rhythm-free long introduction.

WORKSHOPS:
Workshops, Classes, and Master Classes in any of the disciplines detailed in the
Art Forms page are available to schools, colleges, universities, and community groups. These can be booked on an individual basis, or in blocks of the required number. As well as the art forms provided by SAAA, we can arrange workshops in story-telling, African drumming, Carnival Arts, Bollywood, embroidery and visual arts such as screen-printing and mono-printing. Please email us for more information or visit our contact page for our telephone number and contact address.

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