India Cultural Workshop

Hema Sharma [ view artist bio ]

India Cultural Workshop


 Join a magical, instructive journey through the dance, music, and culture of India. Learn some of the hand gestures and meanings associated with Indian dance.  The Nature Dance presents connections between the elements (earth, wind, moon), our bodies, minds, and peace. A brief history is given with examples of Indian artwork, clothing and crafts. 


To schedule this program please contact us at 816-531-4022 or by email at


Grade Levels: 3,4,5,6,7,8

Fees: $110 for 1 workshop; $95 each for 2 or more workshops on the same day / The break between workshops must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate.

Maximum Audience Size: 30

Availability: Tuesday-Friday until 2:30pm

Program Length: 45 minutes

Location: At Your School

Teachers' Guide: indian cultural workshop

Requirements: Large, open space for movement 25' x 25'; laptop computer and LCD projector for PowerPoint presentation; CD player, electrical outlet nearby

Standards: 1.1 1.1 Knows how a culture's art works and artifacts reflect its values and beliefs.1.3 1.3 Knows how people define and use resources.4.3 4.3 Knows how places and regions serve as cultural symbols.11.2 11.2 Understands characteristics of works in various art forms that share similar subject matter, historical periods or cultural context.12.1 12.1 Student uses movement and dance as a means to communicate a feeling, idea or story.12.6 12.6 Knows folk dances from various cultures.13.6 13.6 Understands how the elements of music are used in various genres and cultures.

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