Have a look at the events that we have been a part of as collaborations with external organizations. This has allowed us to take working with the arts to different spaces and different beneficiary populations! 

October-December 2022

Employee Engagement with Northern Trust

Snehadhara Foundation hosted a team from Northern Trust as part of the Creative Connections employee engagement. The team of 20 members participated in community activities on campus- from sorting vegetables to cooking lunch. The group jammed together during a drum circle, and also had a chance to interact with the children from the Arjunabetahalli community in play and music sessions!

World Mental Health Day at Azim Premji University

This World Mental Health Day, Snehadhara Foundation was invited to conduct a session for the MA Development students in their course ‘Critical Perspectives on Mental Health’ at Azim Premji University, Bengaluru. The session was an opportunity to bring together students and faculty, and demystify mental health and the myths surrounding it. The session, through play, drama, music, and rhythm, created a space to discuss and remind us that we are all together in this journey, and going beyond the binaries of ‘illness’ and ‘wellness’.
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Testimonials from Participants and Faculty: 

“On the 10th of October, we truly celebrated World Mental Health Day with so much vigor and enthusiasm. The best part of the session was with minimal words we all were able to communicate and learn about mental health. The magic of nonverbal communication and the aura the music created is something that I will cherish and will always remember to celebrate mental health. Special appreciation to all the facilitators of Snehadhara who kept us hooked to the session and taught the essence of being a community.”

– Jyoti Jangir, Student


“The session was really insightful as we got to learn varied perspectives of mental health and how it is circulated among the community by means of fun activities. The rhythm beats session was an engaging factor to the session! Looking forward to more such sessions 🙂 All the best!”

– Gokul Gokulan, Student


“I thoroughly enjoyed the session taken by Snehadhara. It was very engaging, and filled with various activities that were fun and enjoyable. The emphasis on art based therapy was the highlight for me. Musical instruments such as the Djembe were used to facilitate a drum circle, which allowed everyone in the room to be part of something as a collective. At the end of the session, I felt recharged, and energised to go about the rest of my week!”

– Vikas G, student


“There couldn’t have been a better way to celebrate the world mental health day. The ‘Snehadhara team’ let us experience what it means to have a safe, non-judgemental space to share our feelings. Students of Azim Premji University thoroughly enjoyed various meaningful activities that were a part of this session. The use of musical instruments, Djembe drums connected us with ourselves and with each other. The Snehadhara team has been professional and approachable throughout the process of planning and coordinating this celebration at our university. Thanks, team Snehadhara.”

-Mukta Gundi and Seema Sharma, Assistant Professors- School of Development,
Azim Premji University

Employee Engagement with Tata Consumer Products

As part of the Creative Connections wing, the employees of TATA Consumer Products visited our Nelamamgala campus for a day of community work and engagement on 8th October. This was a part of their TATA Volunteering Week initiative. It was an enriching experience for both the TATA and Snehadhara teams as meaningful exchanges brought into focus the essence of the work that we do and the principle of service.
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July-September 2022

Mandala Programme at One Billion Literates Foundation

The Mandala: Creative Dialogues Circles through Arts and Play programme, conducted by a team of experts and trained Arts Practitioners would be instrumental in building the resilience, self-reliance, and psycho-social well-being of the 60 teachers at OBLF. This would in turn help in capacity building of the rural women from the community that would be tasked with delivering impactful learning to the marginalized children.
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One Day One Story with 500 children at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Alwar!

As a part of our work during September every year on the occasion of International Literacy Day along with Pratham Books, the One Day One Story event, with the story ‘Beauty is Missing’ by Priya Kurian, published by Pratham Books and Story Weavers was conducted by our Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Gitanjali Sarangan, as a storytelling session with children from Grades 1-5 at the Kendriya Vidyalaya, Itarana, Alwar. 

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Change your habits, Change your life with 11th Graders at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Alwar

The session with the 11th graders at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Alwar introduced the group to 9 habits that we should cultivate based on the Thomas C. Corley research on many rich and poor people to find out what habits they share in their pursuit of success or their demise.

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Play Session with 200 children of Class 6th-7th at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Alwar!

Our Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Gitanjali Sarangan facilitated a play session with 200 children from 6th and 7th standard at KV, Itarana, Alwar. The group, full of energy and excitement, came together beautifully to play games with claps, drums, and hoops.

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The Magical Fish with 500 children at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Alwar

In a first-of-its-kind session with 500 children from Grades 1-5 at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Alwar, Dr. Gitanjali Sarangan, Founder and Executive Director, Snehadhara Foundation, facilitated a storytelling session of the story, Magical Fish by Storyteller Chandrakala Jagat, artist Shakunlata Kushram, and published by Tulika Publishers, through voice and drama.

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Traveling with Stories with Grade 2 students at Kendra Vidyalaya, Itarana, Alwar

An interactive session with about 80 Grade 2 children of Kendra Vidyalaya, Itarana, Alwar where together the group brought alive Sringeri Srinivas tale of ‘Too much noise’ by Pratham Books. 

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'7 Habits of Highly Effective People' with Class 8th-12th at KV, Alwar

The Founder and Executive Director of Snehadhara Foundation, Dr. Gitanjali Sarangan, worked with over 540 children from classes 8th-12th from the Kendriya Vidyalaya, Alwar, speaking about the ‘7 Habits of Highly Effective People’, given by Stephen Covey.

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April-June 2022

Arts Practices for Inclusion at Unbottle Emotions Summer Program

Our Executive director, Dr. Gitanjali was invited to speak on “Arts Practices for Inclusion”, at the Summer Program’22 hosted by Unbottle Emotions. The 15-day online learning program was a community-based initiative that aimed to bring forth a multidisciplinary approach to the mental health ecosystem. Dr. Gitanjali concluded the program with her talk on how multi-arts can be used for Inclusion, Education and Diversity.

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'Bringing Up' Session for parents at Applied Materials

Our Executive Director, Dr. Gitanjali Sarangan was invited to give an expert session at Applied Materials as a part of the Global Inclusion Summit 2022 today. She conducted the session with a group of parents, titled “Bringing Up”, on discovering the child’s learning potential and creating holistic, inclusive, and joyful learning experiences for them! It focused on what parents need to create such experiences for our children.

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Workshop with teachers and students at Beyond8

Our Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Gitanjali Sarangan was invited to Beyond8 for a training for their teachers and students titled ‘First things first: Preparing for the learning journey through the multi-arts’, focussed on exploring the 7 effective habits of effective people!

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Drum Circle Facilitation at Brigade Foundation Schools

Snehadhara Foundation completed a drum circle facilitation for 120 teachers from Brigade Foundation Schools across Bangalore on 28th May 2022. to open the new cycle of trainings and goal setting for teachers before the school reopening for their academic year.

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Conscious Connections at School of Sciences, NMIMS

A session for the 2nd year students pursuing their Bachelors in Applied Psychology from NMIMS Mumbai was conducted. The session titled ‘Creative Connections’ focused on introducing the group to the role of Arts in learning, therapy, and Inclusion.

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Creative Connections with CanBridge Academy, Chennai

An interactive session with 17 members from the CanBridge Academy team of experienced and young professionals and volunteers in the field of special education, arts-based practices, and community development work. The session focussed on the practice of the Arts to make inclusion and self-care a daily practice.

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Mirra, Chennai

This interactive session called ‘Atta Galatta’ with 6 young adults and their parents looked at building new relationships of understanding one another, stepping out of our comfort zones and getting the young adult take little steps in being understood by another through their vocabulary of communication.

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Light Up (EMF): SEL pe Charcha Summit Panel Discussion

Dr. Gitanjali Sarangan was invited as a panelist at the SEL pe Charcha summit organized by Light Up (EMF) on the topic Equity in Diversity: Dismantling Barriers in Education with SEL and Inclusion. The panel came together to understand how diversity and inclusion and key stops on the road to equity.

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Mitra for Life: Parent Forum Meet

Dr. Gitanjali Sarangan gave a talk on ‘The Role and practices of Arts to build Inclusive communities’ at the Parent Forum Meet organized by Mitra for Life, to parents of children and adults with autism, down syndrome, and intellectual disabilities. The session focussed on building a creative vocabulary of the arts, as well as speaking about the importance of self-care in the lives of caregivers.

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Timbaktu Collective, Anantpur

A workshop with 30 people of the Swasakthi team of Timbaktu Collective was conducted at their Timbaktu Agroforest Habitat. The Swasakthi team is a group of grassroots level workers in villages, who work with women, ensuring the proper functioning of sanghas. The workshop consisted of engagement with a variety of art forms to build familiarity and cohesion among the team members.

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Conscious Connections- Christ University, Bannerghatta Road Campus

Around 350 students belonging from the Media Studies Department of Christ University, Bannerghatta Road Campus, Bangalore exchanged ideas, opinions and sentiments about what is it to be in an inclusive society and how Arts can serve in this inclusion for each and every one of us.

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India Inclusion Summit- Art for Inclusion (AFI) in Conversation

We conversed with the winners of Art for Inclusion (AFI 2019) and the Founder of India Inclusion Summit, Mr. Ferose, along with his volunteers, as a part of the AFI In Conversation Series, organized by India Inclusion Summit.

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Prameya- Mile Sur Mera Tumhaara

Impart working with Prameya’s FENS Cancer Support Programme to forge a path to recovery by embodying the Arts with the participants of  the Sahai Programme.

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Prameya- SAHAI Reboot Your Life

This programme is curated to help cancer survivors get back to ” their normal ” routines. The sessions look at Functional, Emotional, Nutritional and Spiritual approach to wellbeing.

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Prav at Christ University, Bannerghatta Campus, Bangalore

The workshop looked at facilitating social inclusion through expressive arts therapies and the benefits of creative therapies in personal and professional circles.

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Sahai FENS , an initiative by Prameya Health, Bangalore

The drum circle was facilitated for women who are undergoing treatment for cancer and those who have completed their treatment.

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Miri Piri Academy at Vana, Dehradun

The session on drumming titled ‘Exploring the Joy within’ saw the students of Miri Piri Academy come together and drum for the first time.

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Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Nepal

The session focused on Counselling through the Arts. The aim was to look at effective, reflective listening and communication beyond speech.

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Transcultural Psychosocial Organization, Nepal

This workshop was designed for participants who are undergoing a year-long counselling training on working in conflict areas with children and their families.

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Tribhuvan University, Nepal

This workshop was designed for the post graduate students studying Psychology and saw over 30 participants come together to understand Arts Practices for Inclusion.

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Brindavan Parent Support Group

The Parent Support Group session at Brindavan Education Society saw energetic participation and much curiosity among the participants about how the arts can be experienced and used to open spaces for dialogue.

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International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches to Nurturing Children and Youth (ICCY-2019), Bangalore.

The workshop titled ‘Arts Practices for Inclusion’ saw students, therapists, staff from organisations working in social inclusion fields come together to experience the application of arts to create a sense of belonging and inclusion.

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Academyati, Doha

In a presentation at Academyati, we shared our Arts Practices for Inclusion model by getting the group to dance and sing together.

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Kalasamvaad at the Conferencia International@Lincoln School, Buenos Aires

The workshop titled Kalasamvaad – Creative Dialogues was one of the biggest groups we have worked with. The group of about 100 participants that included educators, professionals,organisational heads,therapists from organisations across Argentina.

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Casa Angelman, Tigre, Argentina

Training the team of a Physiotherapist, Psychologist, Horticulturist and Therapist working with Casa Angelman today was actually our programme “Kala Samavaad” in action.

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Sri Aurobindo School Of Integral Education, Chandigarh 2019

Sri Aurobindo School Of Integral Education, Chandigarh is an English-medium Co-educational school based on the principles of education as enunciated by Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. The school strives to provide integral and holistic education by incorporating modern tools of teaching with traditional methods of learning. We engaged with the teachers through our program ‘Mandala- Dialogue Circles through the Arts’ with workshops spanning three months.

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Azim Premji University, Bangalore, 2019

Azim Premji University was established in Karnataka by the Azim Premji University Act 2010 as a not-for-profit University with a clearly stated social purpose. Our Executive Director, Gitanjali Sarangan was a speaker at the 2nd Round Table ‘Reaching out: Towards a relevant response to Mental Health’, on 5th April 2019 at Bengaluru, Karnataka organized by the Health, Development and Society Initiative, Centre for Counselling Services and Student Support Committee of Azim Premji University.

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St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, 2018

St. John’s Medical College is a private religious minority medical college and hospital situated in Bangalore, established with the aim of training healthcare personnel committed to serving the poor in the margins. impART  pioneered the first ever session that introduced Arts Based Therapy (ABT) as a Complementary Health Practice with the Unit of Hope and the Department of Humanities in St John’s Medical College Hospital.

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Mirra, Chennai, 2018

Having seen what effective inclusion could do to children with needs, the urge to reach out to a larger section of children and schools resulted in Mirra Charitable Trust. We facilitated a session on ‘Mindfulness through the Arts’ with the 4th Batch of Shraddha, a six month certificate course conducted by Mirra, Chennai as 12 participants received their certification.

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Small Wonders School, Mohali, 2018

Located in Phase 7 Mohali, Small Wonders Schools is a welcoming, bright space for children from play class to UKG. We launched our impART sessions with Small Wonders School, Mohali through our program titled ‘Creative Interventions in Re-imagining Classrooms through Dialogue Circles’.

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Salaam Baalak Trust, Delhi, 2018

Salaam Baalak Trust is an NGO in Delhi that aims to provide a sensitive and caring environment to street & working children and other children on the margins of society. We had the opportunity of taking our program Maitri – Caring for the Caregivers to Aasra Children home of Salaam Baalak at Najafgarh, Delhi.

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Sri Aurobindo School Of Integral Education, Chandigarh 2018

Sri Aurobindo School Of Integral Education, Chandigarh is an English-medium Co-educational school in Chandigarh that strives to provide integral and holistic education by incorporating modern tools of teaching with traditional methods of learning. We got an opportunity to introduce our program ‘Mandala- Dialogue Circles through the Arts’ to a lively group of teachers. 

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Life Foundation-Charar-i-sharief, Kashmir 2018

Life Foundation is a private School in Charar i Sharief, Kashmir. We got the opportunity to address the passing out Tenth Grade Batch.  Gitanjali Sarangan got the group to see the power of learning using the Arts with the 10th graders repeating a Tamil song. Our message to the group was to be that warrior who fights with gentleness and fearlessness outside and within. We also got to do a session with the little ones at the school.

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Amrit Somani Memorial Centre, Kolkatta, 2018

Amrit Somani Memorial Center (ASMC) is a private, nonprofit intervention center in Kolkata for children with Developmental Delays. At ASMC we applied the principles of the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to teach autistic children in the center, home, school and community. What was interesting in this engagement was to see two absolutely different schools of thought coming together with the objective to re-imagine what it means to look at ways of creating empathetic therapeutic spaces for children with ASD. We challenged belief systems, we broke myths, we agreed to disagree and we celebrated differences. There are times in our lives where it is hard to say who is the facilitator and who is the student. One such experience where the right view precedes the method. This session in ASMC was truly in the spirit of inclusion- as we defined it to the gift of presence.

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Heritage School, Kolkatta, 2018

The Heritage School, established in 2001, is a unique endeavour of the Kalyan Bharti Trust to recreate the ancient Gurukul tradition of India. Nestled in the lap of nature, the school provides an ideal atmosphere for learners to acquire and imbibe skills necessary for their physical, mental, social and intellectual development. The Heritage family has over 250 committed and qualified teachers. Their vast experience combined with the constant training offered to them at the Heritage result in lessons being taught differently, children being encouraged to come up with creative responses, and showing that learning is fun and interactive. In a two hour session to the entire team of teachers we together explored how children learn and the role of a facilitator in the life of a learner. The sessions for the primary school focussed on creative tools like storytelling, music, theatre and drama to enrich the learning experience in a classroom. The focus of the session with the middle and senior school teachers were to look at socio-emotional needs of a young adults though narratives and theatre.

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International Play Conference, Bangalore, 2018

Snehadhara facilitated a workshop ‘Order in Chaos- Learning through Multi-Arts and Play’ at the International Play Conference. The focus of the workshop was to create an empathetic learner led play space using artistic media. What was meant to be a workshop with 25 children and 15 adults landed up being a session with over 100 plus participants.The participants of the workshop were educators, teachers, college students and children from Ashraya Ashraya Disabled & Rehabilitation Centre and The Marthoma Opportunity School. It was hard to tell who the child was and who the adult was. The International Play Conference 2018 creates a platform where Play and Human Development can be explored and experienced through various panel discussions and interactive workshops. It seeks to promote contextually relevant research and practices on play. It further facilitates collaborations and networks of organisations working in the play and development space. This 2 day conference was organised by Headstreams in collaboration with St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Christ University, Smt. VHD Central Institute of Home Science and Gudgudee. Naveen Thomas Headstreams International Play Conference 2018. For Sumathi and Gitanjali this experience would stay as one of their best facilitation sessions where clearly as facilitators they have nothing much to do besides holding the space that was compassionately created by the group.

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Shraddha, Chennai, 2018

When we deny the reality of change, life becomes an endless struggle. When we embrace it, our minds become wise and our hearts tender. Impermanence isn’t later, it is now. Squeezing uncomfortably through the narrow doorway of now, we don’t know whether we are coming or going. Impermanence is not only loss, it is also change, and change can be refreshing, renewing. Practice isn’t so much a matter of changing or improving the conditions of your inner or outer life, as a way of fully embracing and appreciating those conditions. Nothing appears unless it appears in time. And whatever appears in time, appears and vanishes at once. Time is existence, impermanence, change, loss, growth, development, the best and the worst news at once.Each one of us are somewhere in the middle of a long walk through varied terrain. Our task is to stay alive to the changes in that terrain and to trust the path as it appears before us, rather than impose our map on it. In welcoming transformations, we discover a greater truth that shows us a new way of trusting the very change we once thought a problem. When the field appears fallow, we must learn to trust what’s going on underground, in the dark, invisible to us. In fact it is essential that along with the lightening comes the quiet dark, when radiant bursts are taken in and made a part of a whole. When we stop clinging to the known and allow ourselves, our dreams to become instruments of change, we learn to practice action at the deepest level. In these moments we must risk taking a joyful leap with no guarantee of being caught as we fall. All we can rely on, after the joyful leap, is the reassuring discovery of what truly sustains us. A Saturday well spent with the students of the 3rd Batch of Shraddha.

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SDMC, Delhi, 2017

We traveled to Delhi with the story of Kottavi Raja. A session with the children of 3rd to 5th Graders at SDMC allowed us to understand the work done by I am a Teacher Foundation which has adopted the school to re-imagine learning. I am a Teacher – Fellowship programme at South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) Primary School, Police Colony, Hauz Khas, is an attempt to recognise and deeply engage with the possibilities of change and improvement in the existing system. It is aimed at transforming classrooms and schools and developing them as more caring spaces where each child matters. The major objectives of the project are to increase enrolment, ensure regular attendance, upgrade the physical and social environment of the school and transform the primary classes into experiential classrooms for deeper learning with an integrated curriculum and empowered teachers. Post our session with the children which had the IAT fellows and teachers participate as well, we met the team of facilitators at the organisation to share best practices of learning facilitation and re-imagining classrooms using creative interventions.

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Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, 2017

Snehadhara presented a session on ‘Breaking Boundaries’ to the post graduates and graduates of the department of Human Development at Mount Carmel college, Bangalore. 100 plus students participated in the session and it was encouraging to observe how the youth in the colleges look at the role that they have to play to impart the change in the way that the children learn. We hope that the students recognise their potential to be the change maker and bring about the change that we wish to achieve.

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Association of Experiential Education, Montreal, 2017

At the AEE Conference, we presented a 3 hour workshop titled ‘Multi arts and Play to build empathetic inclusive learning spaces’ that brought together a diverse group of practitioners who together explored various art forms. The intent of the workshop was to see how best practices in re-imagining classrooms using creative interventions could be shared. It is interesting to see how co-creation of classrooms and learning facilitation seems to be the need in systems of learning across the world.

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Ushering the PGP Batch of 2017-2019 at IIM Bangalore, 2017

We got an opportunity to share the Snehadhara Foundation story with the incoming PGP Batch of 2017-2019 at IIMB. The intent of this engagement was to look at how they could contribute towards a more responsible society. Each one on the panel had a story to tell as they shared their journey- a story of change, a story of risk , a story of inclusion , a story of learning facilitation. The famous quote by Anthony Hopkins “If you don’t go when you want to go, when you do go, you’ll find you’ve gone” paraphrased by Vinayaga Raman got the group to wake up to their calling. Ramesh Agarwal in his classic style got the group to see “If you want to do something different, you have to actually be different”. Mohan Sundaram shared “Perspectives of the social sector” and got the group to look at social sector from a market systemic lens. “Imagine a world in which every child, regardless of ability, learns in a happy and empathetic space. We can make this world come true. How? Through the Arts – which are the natural home of empathy and joy.”…our Executive Director Gitanjali Sarangan. The PGP students got to experience multi art forms as they danced, sang and heard stories together.

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Reussir Trust, Bangalore, 2017

Snehadhara facilitated a four-hour workshop on Reimagining Classrooms Through the Use of Multi Art Forms on November 25, 2017 at the Reussir Trust, Bangalore. The group comprised 20+ teachers and special educators working with different populations of learners. The workshop focussed on experiencing multi- art Forms, the science behind it , and looking at academic content artistically.

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Gopalan National School, Bangalore, 2017

The session at GopalanNational School gave us an opportunity to examine how we understand our role as a facilitator, how does creativity bring strength in classrooms and what is the stamina one needs to bring about a change in classrooms.

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We presented a workshop titled ‘Arts Based Therapy as a complimentary Healthcare Practise- an Eastern Perspective’. Our Founder and Executive Director Gitanjali Sarangan conducted the session with Special educators, Mentors, Art Therapists, Psychologists , Counselors and Practitioners from Entrust, Chrysalis , Alberta Health Services, Thenina- Nina Haggerty centre for the Arts. It was interesting to see the wonderful work each one was doing and their keenness in understanding Mindfulness and Practice in therapeutic and clinical settings. The action research projects conducted at the Direct Care space of Snehadhara presented itself as a capability demonstrator for working with children with special needs using ABT. What the group exhibited was that Diversity is the art of independently thinking together and The Arts is an experience, a learning that unifies this diversity.

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Sankalp, Chennai, 2016, 2017

Conducted a two day long workshop with a team of 42 professionals at Sankalp, Chennai on ‘Creative Interventions in working with special needs’.

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Gopalan International School, Bangalore, 2017

‘Re-imagining classrooms using the Arts’ – the start of the workshops to influence learning facilitation with a team of 30 educators from Gopalan International School brought together experiences, views, ideas and possibilities of delivering academic content creatively. The group had teachers from grade 1-10. What was interesting was to see how immaterial of what subject one taught, the question of how can we influence the way we learn held the group together.

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Tapovan, Bangalore, 2016

Tapovan School is affiliated to Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), New Delhi. Tapovan’s vision is to impart life skills by providing varied opportunities based on multiple intelligence. Sumathi Ramjee conducted a one day workshop on ‘Enhanced learning through the use of multiple Art forms’ with 28 teachers from the school and other centres. The session focused on self – experience of Art forms, working with the arts to deliver academic content and facilitation using the Arts. A discussion on ‘facilitation tips’ and session boundaries brought out the real time challenges in classrooms.

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AATAPI, Gujarat,2016

Conducted a two day long workshop for the team from Aatapi, Gujarat on ‘Experience and explore a realm of learning possibilities using the Arts’.


A workshop on Arts Based Therapy was conducted at Chennai for special needs educators/caregivers and parents of special needs children. This group has got together to create and expand possibilities for the many children.

Hope Early Intervention Session, Bangalore, 2016

A beautiful session with parents of the HOPE family. The best gift that we can offer our child is by being present to ourselves . A session with Sumathi Ramjeewhere she brought to life the magical inner child in all of us. From voice to movement to dance to play to creating soundscapes to body percussion, the parents gave it their all. The participants shared that most of them forgot everything and connected to the child within. Our take home metaphor was ‘Possibilities’

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APSA, Bangalore, 2015

The Association for Promoting Social Action or APSA is a rights-based, child-centred, community development organization working in Bangalore and Hyderabad since 1981 towards empowerment of the urban poor, especially with children in distress. Snehadhara has been engaging with the girls, using the arts as a medium to address their therapeutic goals. While, this goes towards preparing them to be able to perform and engage people in public, it also addresses the longer term goals of building self-confidence, positive body image, and body language and so on.

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Brindavan Trust, Bangalore,2014

Facilitated parent workshops for Brindavan Educational Trust, Bangalore. Snehadhara conducted two parent workshops with the parents at Brindavan Trust titled ‘Experiential Learning using multi arts forms’ and ‘Understanding the young adults- The Role of Arts’.

Insight Academy, Bangalore, 2014

A teacher training workshop for 80 teachers. The focus of the teacher training workshop was to introduce the group to a vocabulary of creative arts-based techniques in planning classroom content and artistic tools in Drama and Theatre.

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Bubbles Autism Centre, Bangalore,2013

Weaving a new journey -We conducted a weaving workshop for some of the teachers and parents of Bubbles Autism Centre titled ‘Basic weaving techniques’. It was a day long workshop at the centre where the participants were introduced to ring/plate weaving, frame loom weaving, straw and cardboard weaving. This was also attended by facilitators at Snehadhara. Along with weaving, it was an enriching experience for both teams to learn and understand the working styles with children at the two spaces.

HLC International, Chennai,2013

Facilitated workshops for the parents of the 7i initiative, at HLC International Chennai. Conducted workshops for the teachers and special educators at HLC International , Chennai on ‘Art in Education’.

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