Hindu Cultural Center Programs

The Hindu Cultural Center hopes to provide a variety of programs to enrich, cultivate and develop cross-cultural understanding and self-awareness.

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HCC is offering following programs:

Hindi Classes Sunday 2:15 - 3:45 pm
Bansuri Flute Classes by Guru Avinash Bengeri Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Kathak Dance Classes by Guru Rachna Agrawal Saturday 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Indian Folk Dance & Bollywood Dance Classes by Guru Devangi Dharani
3:00 - 3:45 pm (starts 9-17-17)
4:00 - 4:45 pm (starts 9-17-17)
7:00 - 8:00 pm (starts 9-28-17)
Yoga and Pranayama - Victoria
Yoga and Meditation - Kelly
Yoga and Pranayama - Wendy
Yoga and Pranayama - Wendy 
Meditation Class - Kelly    
6:45 - 8:00 pm
6:45 - 8:15 pm (starts 9-14-17) 
9:30 - 10:45 am
9:30 - 10:45 am
11:00 - 11:45 am
To sign up for these classes - please send us an email at HinduCulturalCenter@yahoo.com


Learn Hindi

HCC offers Hindi classes for all levels: 
Location: HCC Hindi Pathshala

Day and Time: Sunday 2:15 - 3:45 PM. Children ages from 5 -16 and Adults. Donation of $250 for whole year including books and materials. Courses are staffed by experienced language teachers who are members of Hindu Cultural Center. 
For more information, click here.

Yoga & Pranayama Classes

HCC offers Yoga & Pranayama for Adults:
Location: HCC Spiritual Meditation Center

Day and Time: Wednesdays from 6:45 - 8:00 pm
                         Thursdays from 6:45 - 8:15 pm (starts 9-14-17)
                          Saturdays from 9:30 - 10:45 am
                          Sundays from 9:30 - 10:45 am


Tax deductible donation requested for each class is $5.00. Please bring your own yoga mat.  For more information email Wendy at: hcc.yoga.wendy@gmail.com or visit www.HCCYoga.com

Community & Cultural Center

HCC Community & Cultural Center is especially happy to serve members of the Indian American community and welcomes all others interested in learning more about Indian culture.

HCC Community & Cultural Center holds yoga, prayers, discussion groups, cultural events, free medical clinics, and much more.


Classical Bansuri Flute Music Lessons

HCC currently offers Classical Bansuri Flute Music Lessons with Avinash Bengeri.
Location: HCC Meditation Room
Day and Time:   Saturdays from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
                           Sundays from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

For more information, click here


Classical Kathak Dance Lessons

HCC currently offers Classical Kathak Dance Lessons with Rachna Agrawal.
Location: HCC Meditation Room or Hall (depending on events)
Day and Time: Saturdays from 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Indian Folk Dance & Bollywood Lessons
Bollywood Fun & Fitness Lessons

HCC currently offers Indian Folk Dance & Bollywood Lessons with Devangi Dharani.
Indian Folk Dance & Bollywood Lessons (starts 9/17/17)
Day and Time: Sundays from 3:00 pm - 3:45pm
Day and Time: Sundays from 4:00 pm - 4:45pm

Bollywood Fun & Fit Lessons (starts 9/28/17)
Day and Time: Thursdays from 7:00 pm - 8:00pm


Youth Council

The HCC Youth Council was established to satisfy the increased need from our Indian American youth to have a place where they can openly discuss their experiences in straddling two different cultures.  

Our HCC Youth Council is headed by Anubhav Dhar.  For more information, please to to Youth Council Website.


Rang Tarang (Spring)

Initiated by Mrs. Ritu Gupta in 2007, this program offers a variety cultural show full of Indian classical and folk dances and music to celebrate the festival of Holi. Colorful costumes, jingling bells and magical music liven up this all ages talent showcase of HCC members

Over 200 people participate yearly, attracting greater and greater talent. The program teachers and choreographers spend endless hours preparing their students and encouraging them to excel.

Heritage India Fair (Fall)

HCC's President, Renu Vij, started this community festival in 2007 in order to showcase the beauty within our Indian culture and to bring our community together, as Americans celebrating their cultural heritage. 

Expect Indian cuisine, jewelry, clothing, dance, music, henna artistry, yoga, Ayuvedic consultations and more!  Watch for this Fall Festival!    

HCC plans for the future to add more language classes, dance classes, and music classes.

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