Balodyan's Hindi / Marathi classes

Balodyan classes meet at 1165, Alden Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL, 60089.

Phone number - 847-537-4710. Email -

Please click on the link below for registering for Balodyan's classes.

Balodyan's Registration Forms for Children's and Adult Hindi Classes               

Academic year of Balodyan runs from September (first week) to June (first week) of the following calendar year. 

Summer program for mixed levels runs for 8 weeks from June first week to last week of July.

Please see link above for registration and payment policy.

With the help of text-books, storiessongsdancesskitsgames, students learn to read, write and speak Hindi and Marathi
Balodyan adheres to world readiness standards of foreign language education set by American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Inc. (ACTFL) .

During each academic year, Balodyan students stage one cultural performance in January (last weekend) and one cultural performance in June (first weekend). 

These performances contain Hindi and Marathi songsplaysdancesspeeches and stories. This is where students showcase what they learn throughout the year.

Anybody 5 years and up can participate in Balodyan activities.

Hindi class level 1 (prathamaa) meets on Thursdays 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., or Fridays 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., or Saturdays 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Hindi class level 2 (dvitiiyaa) meets on Fridays 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., and class level 3 (tritiyaa) meets on Fridays 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. 

Hindi class for mixed levels for 8 week shortened summer session meets on Fridays 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the months of June and July.

Hindi class for adults (ages 16 and up) currently meets on Wednesdays 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Currently, there are no group classes being offered for Marathi. 

If you've a group of at least 6 children interested in learning Marathi, please send your inquiry to for starting a new group class.

Private lessons for adults and kids are available. Distant learning via email and video / voice chat / skype is available.

New classes are always forming. If you've a group of learners, kids or adults, (at least 4) and are interested in a different class time for your group, please let us know.

We will work on setting up mutually convenient class timings to facilitate your learning.

How much? Kids' group Hindi / Marathi lessons: $570 per student for Balodyan's entire academic year. $295 per student for half academic year.

Shortened 8 week summer session: $150 per student for the entire session.

Private Hindi / Marathi lessons: $650 for a package of 10 one hour classes, $375 for a package of 5 one hour classes or $80 per one hour class on pay as you go basis.

Group Hindi lessons for adults: $150 per 8-week session per person for once a week class. A minimum of 4 learners are needed to form a group.

All fees are based on classes offered at our Buffalo Grove location only. Fees will be more, if traveling to your location is required. These will vary according to the location.

See Balodyan's payment policy here

Some educational materials are included in the fees. However, each student will be required to purchase A TO Z in Hindi Volume 1 and Volume 2 at $10 per volume, A to Z in Hindi picture dictionary for $20 per copy, and Hindi Learner - 1 for $20 per copy.

Returning students don't need to purchase these, if they already have these books. Students will need to bring these books to each class.

If the books provided are lost / misplaced by students, they will have to be bought again by the parents from Balodyan.