Facilities

Activity Classes

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The Women's Association arranges for various activity classes for the benefit of its members and their children. Some of the activities running currently are the following.

1. Aerobics Classes

Aerobics is a form of exercise typically performed in a group along with music. It includes rhythmic aerobic exercise with stretching and strength training components in order to improve all elements of fitness (flexibility, muscle strength, and cardio-vascular fitness). More information on Aerobics can be found at wikipedia.
Instructor -- Zishan Ali

2. Western Dance Classes

  • Salsa

    Salsa usually a partner dance form that corresponds to salsa music. In some forms, it can also appear as a performance dance. The word is the same as the Spanish word salsa meaning sauce, or in this case flavour or style.Salsa music is a fusion of traditional African and Cuban and other Latin-American rhythms that traveled from the islands (Cuba and Puerto Rico) to New York during the migration, somewhere between the 1940s and the 1970s, depending on where one puts the boundary between "real" salsa and its predecessors.

  • Ballet

    Ballet is a specific dance form and technique. Works of dance choreographed using this technique are called ballets, and may include dance, mime, acting, and music (orchestral and sung). Ballets can be performed alone or as part of an opera.

  • Breakdance

  • Hip hop

    Hip hop dance refers to dance styles primarily danced to hip hop music, or that have evolved as a part of the hip hop culture. Hip hop dance can be divided into old school and new school, but the separation between the two is somewhat ambiguous and thought to be evolving with the passing of time. Currently hip hop dance forms have emerged to be independent on the original culture, and many people - girls and boys - are dancing it today without having or having just a little Rock and Roll (dance)

  • Instructor : Zishan Ali

    Mr. Zishan Ali has had Training in dance in very well known Dance academys in Kanpur. He is very fond of dancing and a very capable and patient dance instructor. He is currently a Dance instructor in Kisalaya and in Music club in Sarvodaya nagar. In the evenings he conducts classes in the Faculty Club.

    ph: 9336227912

3. Indian Filmy dance

These dance classes are mainly meant for ladies and girls who have had no or very little training in dance. If there is sufficient response then these classes will be started. Please contact the executive if you wish to join this group.

4. Indian folk dance

If there is sufficient response then these classes will be started. Please contact the executive if you wish to join this group.

3. Yoga Group

Instructor Savita Jain
Timings -- Saturdays and Sundays 10 AM, Wednesdays 6 PM
Free for all

4. Library
Librarian Neeti sharma and Shashikala
Timings -- Wednesdays 5:30 to 6 PM
Fees -- Rs 150 for members and Rs 200 for non members (annual fee)

If someone has any suggestions for starting a new activity please get in touch with the executive.We will try to start that activity if there is enough response from the members.

Posting Advertisements

If someone is running coaching classes, painting classes ,playgroups etc. for the campus community, we help them by posting advertisements for them through our notices free of charge.

Job Openings

If we come to know of any job openings in the city which may be of interest to our members then we will put them up on the Bulletin board. If you come to know of any opening in the city in schools, banks etc. you may contact the executive and we can put up the notice on our Bulletin board.

Sales and Exhibitions and classes

The members are also allowed to book the women's association halls for exhibitions and sales at nominal charges. These halls are also made available to outsiders for exhibitions and sales if the goods are of interest to the members. they are charged for the space provided to them. The executive needs to be contacted for these bookings.

The rental for the small hall for one day is Rs. 200 for members and Rs. 500 for non members. Distribution of pamphlets can be arranged by the association for advertisement but the expenditure has to be borne by the advertiser.

The Women's Association also allows instructors to make use of its premises to hold certain activity classes. In such cases, the fee charged by the instructor from members should be atleast fifty Rs less than the fee charged from non members. Also the instructor will have to pay 15% of his earnings to the club for rent and maintenance. If some equipment needs to be bought for the classes then the instructor must give a requisition to the association and if agreed upon by the executive, it may be bought by the association.



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