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Visual Arts at Airaa Academy
At Airaa Academy, we firmly believe that an integrated approach to art and education creates well-rounded individuals who excel academically and artistically. By nurturing creativity and artistic expression, we prepare our learners to thrive in a rapidly evolving world that demands both analytical thinking and creative problem-solving
By combining art and academics, we offer students a unique learning experience that stimulates their imagination, problem-solving skills, and aesthetic sensibilities. Our team of experienced art educators ensures that students receive expert guidance and encouragement, allowing them to develop their artistic skills and techniques alongside their academic pursuits
New integrated imaginarium premises are being planned at Airaa Academy which will have a dance studio,music studio, pottery and clay modelling studio and a performing arts mini amphitheatre.
Mr.Hetang Mehta is HOD of visual arts at Airaa Academy. He is calm and composed, professional art and visual facilitator, illustrator, calligrapher and designer. His motto in life is to nurture the artist within every human being through innovative creativity and stress free education using Art, craft and music.
Airaa Academy recognizes the significance of mental health and wellness, and thus, has established a dedicated Mental Health and Wellness department headed by Dr. Vidya Sathyanarayana whose career spans over three decades working in the best organisation. She is ably supported by a team of qualified wellness counsellors to help our learners,facilitators and school community at large.
Mental health and well being department serves as a vital component of Airaa Academy emphasises on the importance of nurturing and maintaining a healthy mind and body. Through various programs and resources, Airaa Academy strives to promote well-being, provide support, and create a safe and inclusive environment for learners and the school community at large. By prioritising mental health and wellness,
Airaa Academy aims to empower our learners to flourish in the areas of academics, socio-emotional well being and overall well being of the school community.
Welcome to Airaa Grub zone, where we pride ourselves on providing a delightful dining experience for our school community. Our spacious dining area is thoughtfully designed, ensuring ample natural light and excellent ventilation, creating a pleasant atmosphere for everyone to enjoy their meals.
We understand the importance of nutrition and quality ingredients for growing children. That’s why our food zone is committed to serving organically procured vegetables, fruits, and staples that are always crisp and fresh. By sourcing our ingredients organically, we prioritise the well-being of our learners and promote a healthier lifestyle.Our dedicated team of culinary experts takes great care in preparing appetising meal plans that cater to the diverse tastes and preferences of our school community. We understand that a well-balanced diet is crucial for the overall development and academic performance of our children. Therefore, our meal plans are carefully crafted to ensure they are nutritious, delicious, and enticing to the young palates.
In pursuit of providing the best to our learners, we have collaborated with Simpli Namdhari’s to supply fresh produce and groceries to Airaa’s Kitchen.
Yoga is a holistic system that helps in the overall development of an individual. We truly believe that sooner an individual is introduced to yoga, the better human beings they turn out to be.
The dynamic practices, surya namaskar and asanas help in the physical development. Yoga plays an important role in developing their fine and gross motor skills which are essential in their activities.
Different kinds of breathing practices and OM chanting helps in making them less impulsive and more calm. It also helps improve their focus in daily activities.
Yogic aspects like expression of Gratitude,treating people around with love and care, wishing well for everyone, being happy and content and many more aspects at an early age helps to tone down the extreme emotions and help find balance.
We wish to enhance their life experience with good physical, mental and emotional health, the Yoga way.
Airaa Academy has well qualified, trained and experienced facilitators who guide our learners and staff through the learning process of Yoga.
Learners explore the world of performing arts through theatre. They develop their creativity, communication skills, and confidence by participating in acting workshops, stage productions, and improvisation exercises. Theatre helps young children to develop their own creative expression and imagination. Creative plays also help in social and emotional development.
Pretending to be other characters gives children the tools to express and cope with their emotions.
Swetha Shashank is an actress, writer, director, Puppeteer, Visual Storyteller and theatre facilitator at Airaa Academy.She has worked in numerous national and international theatre, film and television projects. While she has done theatre all her life, Swetha has been working exclusively in Children’s theatre for the last 15 years.
Dance supports a child’s physical development and strengthens their mind-body connection. Through dance, children learn to coordinate and control their bodies and the movement helps them develop spatial awareness.
Physically, dance movements improve mobility and muscle coordination, as well as reduce muscle tension. Emotionally, dance and movement can help improve self-awareness, self-confidence and provide an outlet for children to express and communicate feelings.
Airaa Academy has collaborated with Udupa foundation to help our learners with Dance and movement classes.
Music helps the body and the mind work together. Exposing children to music during early development helps them learn the sounds and meanings of words and strengthen memory skills. Music engagement builds spatial reasoning skills, pattern awareness, and counting skills.Music is said to boost concentration skills and productivity,Improve learning and grades,develop spatial intelligence,improve vocabulary and creativity.
Airaa Academy has collaborated with SaPa the Subramaniam Academy of Performing Arts, started in 2007, home for great music and musicians. Founders are legendary musicians Dr.L.Subramaniam and Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam who have created strong legacy of excellence in global