bhaav bhaaShaa bhaaratii


for yoga and exercise classes.

for chair yoga classes.

for Bollywood dance classes.

for healthy vegetarian cooking classes.

for table-tennis, chess, card tricks and games, nature arts.

for hemp jewelry workshops. to support nature conservation.

    Balodyan's mission is to promote usage of Indian languages by facilitating instruction in Indian languages.            


      A to Z in Hindi - Topic-wise Hindi Vocabulary Lists                         
  Summer Hindi camps  2015  2013   2012  2011                Hindi March 2013 2014  2014news                    Marathi March  2013  2014           

 Cooking and Holiday videos by Balodyan students   Commercials by Balodyan students    How-to videos  bhaarat kaa ek gaaNv  winter break  News videos  Cooking in Hindi / Marathi   

Chicago in Hindi  Show and Tell in Hindi     17th Annual Summer Program - May 2015         Balodyan students singing in August 15 program at Daley Plaza in Chicago downtown         

Online Alphabet and Word Flashcards (shabdaavalii) - Hindi  and Marathi     Hindi Proficiency Guidelines    Oral Proficiency Guidelines CAL / ACTFL                               

 Why Bilinguals Are Smarter   Self-assess your language-learning : Interpersonal  Reading  Listening  Presentational      Praise of Multilingualism                                                

Balodyan, founded by Vidya Nahar in 1998 in Buffalo Grove, IL, offers classes for learning spoken and written Hindi and Marathi in playful ways. Hindi is India's national language 

and Marathi is a prominent regional language. Hindi and Marathi belong to the family of Sanskrit-based languages. 

Vidya is a STARTALK trained instructor. Balodyan was a recipient of the STARTALK grant for a Summer Hindi camp in 2011.

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     Call or Write for more info.         1165, Alden Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL. 60089    847-537-4710