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Reinvigorated Cultural Program Initiative

Introducing Performing Arts Dance Workshop by Devika “Pooja” Gates, Instructor.

Choose from a variety of different dance slots from Bharatanatyam to Bollywood and learn in a supportive, creative and professional environment. Students will be encouraged to perform on stage at different SIC events as well as other cultural events in Spokane.


Sign up before January 28th and lock in the introductory rate of $10 per 45 minute session cash or check due at the beginning of the lesson. The cost per class will be $12 per 45 minute lesson for signups in the month of March.


Natanam School of Bharatanatyam  

Pooja Gates, Kalekshreta Style Bharatanatyam 


Phone: (206) 779-0734 

Classes Start on Jan 28, 2018 and Meets Every Sunday

Bollywood Dance Classes for Everyone @ 1:00PM - 1:45PM

Bollywood classes will be separated by age group after couple of months  to compose a dance for a song to perform at the next SIC event. First class will be held at the Reserve at Shelly Lake , 215 Conklin Rd, Spokane Valley, WA 99037 and subsequent classes will be held at Michelle's dance studio, 12 N University Rd, Spokane Valley, WA 99206

Coach: Anand Wadikar

  • Represented the State of Maharashtra at National Level Chess Championships in India, U12 & U14 

  • Winner of U-14 National Level Chess Championship held at Sangli, Maharashtra, India

  • Winner of “2015 Holiday Open- Advanced USCF tournament” held at Spokane in Dec-2015

  • Winner of several local chess tournaments in India

  • Current USCF Rating 1769

SIC initiative to support the development of critical and creative thinking skills in kids.

We are fortunate to have among us an accomplished Chess champion who is willing to share his experience and in-depth knowledge of Chess with the kids in our community.

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