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Customized Workshops from Kathalaya

“Tell me, and I will forget. Show me, and I may remember. Involve me, and I will understand.” Confucius 450 BC

We all share stories like we share our breath, with all humanity. You are connected with everyone through this beautiful medium called STORIES.  By paying attention to stories your sense of separateness is dissolved. Special workshops help us hone our skills and explore new ways and techniques of using storytelling, and help us understand storytelling in more ways than one. 

Corporate Workshops

Storytelling is a skill and a craft that can be learnt. At the International Academy of Storytelling IAST we  help  you to combine inspiration with information by using storytelling as a tool for the modern day professional to engage inspire and realise their potential.
Kathalaya’s methodology of storytelling is a blend of the practical, philosophical  and emotional connect.  The power of  using  the storytelling  methodology will inspire leaders to motivate, communicate with confidence  and encourage them to  present their stories  effectively.

Our workshops are highly interactive, experiential and challenges people to step out their comfort zone and think out of the box.
We offer 1/2 day, 1 day  and 2 day workshops for corporate.  

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Feedback from participants

It was a wonderful experience to see the master in action. The way the workshop is being conducted is excellent. It is simple, insightful and energizing.

       - G. Krishna, Senior Consultant, Mercuri international

Teacher's workshops

We offer several customized modules to schools and educational institutions based on their training requirements, in addition to our basic module. Our basic module is a one day workshop  covering the elements, essentials and techniques of storytelling. 

We also offer other workshops for teacher:

Integrating concepts in learning-The storytelling way 

Techniques and styles of Performing stories in classrooms

Puppetry Art and craft in Storytelling 

Activity based storytelling for the primary schools. 

Sounds and voice for the Early childhood education 

Language Development through storytelling 

We offer 1/2 day, 1 day and 2 days workshops. 
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to know more.

Feedback from participants

This workshop left us all enthralled and captivated and we are indeed fortunate enough to have a resource person as Geeta Ramanujam herself. 

       - Namratha Prasad, Head mistress, DPS, Patna

Speciality Workshops

We, at Kathalaya believe in spreading the power of storytelling as a  joyous performing art as well as a tool for educating and motivating.  In addition to our flagship courses, Kathalaya  hosts many innovative and interesting workshops through the year.


Story wellness

Storytelling for Effective Parenting

Shadow Play  and Toy Stories



Digital Storytelling

Voice of the Storyterller

We offer 1/2 day workshops on these modules. Email us for more information on the schedule of these workshops

Feedback from participants

The voice workshop reminded me of this quote by Dick Costolo: "Once in a rare while, somebody comes along who doesn't just raise the bar, they create an entirely new standard of measurement." Thank you Geeta Ma'am and Kathalaya for this very valuable opportunity.

Swathi Kakodkar


Corporate clients 1998- 2018

3M India Ltd,BangaloreGMR group knowledge management prog Flipkart – HR, Bangalore VM WARE BANGALORE
Dale Carnegie Leadership TeamEscorts Pvt Ltd Manipal Group Of InstitutionsUniversity Of Gothenburg
Toastmasters International
SiemensNational Institute Of Fashion TechnologyNational Heritage Archives, Stockholm
Abellon Clean energy,AhmedabadHoneywell,BangaloreFlourish Foods, Ahmedabad( Abalone )Walmart,Bangalore
Accenture Bangalore ICICI Leadership progr. Training, KhandalaRELIANCE Group Mumbai Wipro Talent research-Communication skills
ACIS – An Allianz Group Company,TrivandrumIIM , bangaloreRicoh Innovations Pvt ,Ltd,BangaloreNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY
Ahmedabad management Academy,IIT, Mumbai and Chennai Satyam HDFC
Asian Paints, Mumbai Infosys-BangaloreStar Entertainment Media,KolkotaMphasis
Broadridge , Hyderabad LevisCentury EstateKluber Lubrications
BoschMahindra Comviva-Sun Birla life Insurance,MumbaiSamsung
Century Real Estate Bangalore Olx.in, Mumbai& Delhi Sun Birla life Insurance,MumbaiUnited Spirits

Educational Institutions NGOs trained-1998-2018

Educational Institutions NGOs
Delhi Public school- Pune, Patna, LudhianaNational Institute of Value Education(NIVE) BangaloreAPU training for Voice open course for MA 1000 Yoga ,BangaloreHuliyaru,Tumkur
National Public School- ChikkabanawaraPresidency school ( RT Nagar and Bilekehalli)Richard Martin on leadership skills at kathalaya Tamil Workshop at VisthaarMahatma Gandhi Residential school,Karkala, karnataka
I play I Learn BangaloreValley school BangaloreMadurai Mahatma School-Kathothsava 15 festivalCuriosity Conference at APURajiv Gandhi library training program at 10 districts of Karnataka
Mayo College AjmerWellingar Institiute of Management,BangaloreHelen o grady - Tuticorin Toastmasters, BangaloreKathalaya Rural school programs in 25 schools, kanakapura, Mysore Road, Bangalore and Karnataka.
Bo ca Deu Festival ,Brazil.Government School Teachers ,Kandy,SrilankaAcademy courses up to batch 64 , Blore Mumbai Coimb Workshop at Sterling Resorts,YelagiriMuskaan , Bhopal,
Book Lovers Programme ,ChennaiChrysalis Schoo,Bangalore Tagore School, Bangalore National school of Drama Tripura, 2012-15Samavesh, Bhopal
Swami Narayan hall, New Mumbai. Bookmark, Coimbaore Jain Heritage school, Bangalore Shikshasadan, BhubaneshwarEkalavya, Bhopal and Ahmedabad
Helen O grady , Tuticorin and Mumbai Kalmadi school, Pune. Trio World School,Hebbal, Bangalore Centre for advance mediation practice-Law forum Karnataka Rural women and Child development< Karwar, Karnataka
Orchid school, Pune Masimanyane womens group, South Africa Christ School, Bangalore Talk at Toastmasters(WhitefieldStem dance school, Malleswaram/Bangalore
Oakridge school, Bangalore and HyderabadVibgyor, Bangalore Cambridge International School-JalandharGuest Speaker for Toastmasters, St marks, BangaloreRural schools, Mundgod
Primus school, Bangalore Training at Edinburgh, Scotland Heritage Foundation of Art and Culture, Bangalore Rural schools - Kathavana APUNippcd, Bangalore
Teachers and NGOS at Cape Town and East London, South Afirca Storytelling congress, Singapore The Hertitage School Gurgaon , Delhi . Agha Khan Foundation, Rajkot, Gujarat Special educators , Jaipur
schools in Miyajima, Mishima, Tokyo and Nara, JapanSachitananda,Coimbatore Antonios workshop, Kathalaya, Bangalore Samavesh,BhopalAsha-special school teachers
Olcott memorial school,ChennaiVidya Niketan school, Ullal, Bangalore Redbricks, ahmedabad Ekalavya,BhopalDistrict Primary Education Programs, Delhi, karnataka, Raichur,
Primus school, BangaloreMES Kishore Kendra school, Bangalore Azim Premji University Ted talk at Narsim Maonji Institute of management Management REISI-Regional Inst. Of English South India.
National Public school, Bangalore Indus International school, Bangalore Islamic School,VaniyambadiTalk at NIMHANS – Using storytelling as a metaphor for healing CRY workshops at Bangalore slum, Bangalore
Vidya Shilp Academy, Bangalore Vidya Shilp Academy, Bangalore Kathakuteer,MumbaiChennai storytelling festival Ananya –NgO, Bangalore
Military school, Bangalore Army public school, Bangalore Chethana, MumbaiTalk at Freedom park for ITI studentsBosco street children, Bangalore
Anuraag Montessori school, Bangalore Headstart Montessori schoo, Bangalore Chinmaya Vidyalaya,BangaloreWorkshop at Ashoka Fellowship,PuneUNICEF India and South Africa
Gujarati school, Bangalore Ryans International schools, Bangalore Euro School, Mumbai Karnataka state child & women development, Bangalore Two teaspoonful of sugar,World bank project for slum children,
DPs schools, Delhi and Bangaore New Horizon school, bangalore Zydus school,AhmedabadTalk for Overseas Women’s club ,BangaloreSamvaad Center for speech and hearing, Bangalore
Story Mueum, Poland Navkiss school, Bangalore BVM School, Bangalore Bangalore Literature FestivalRotary and Lions clubs Bangalore
Cambridge school , Bangalore Teachers at Bijai, Mangalore Podar Jumbo KidsPerformances,workshop,Alloa,Eyemouth,EdinburghJuvenile Deliquents in Prison, Bangalore
Gurukripa school/MangaloreBishop cottons, Bangalore Deens Academy, Bangalore Child guidance centre- Pune Rainbow Hopitals, Hyderabad
ShaktiMontessori school, Bangalore Teacher training for Pratham/NCERT, Delhi Success mantra, Chennai Swadhar- Pune Regioanl Institute of English South India, Bangalore
National school, Tumkur Inventure academySri Rajchandra Mission,DharampurArts Educators , Mumbai for Ritu Khoda Pratham books, Bangalore
Army Public school, Shillong and Jaipur Toy Theater workshop and claymodeling, Kathalaya Sabari Itnl School,DubaiNalanday way,ChennaiOrient Longmann, Hyderabad
Pushpalatha school, Tirunelveli Shakti Ashram, Lonavala, Mumbai Canadian Itnl School, Bangalore Max Mueller , Chennai Scholastic teachers, Bangalore
Kara Montessori –HSR Layout Bangalore Workshop at Kathalaya –Madurai teachersDeccan herald group of Newspapers in Education teachers Alternate forum for sustainable livelihoodAnganwadi teachers in Bangalore
Maruti Vidya Mandir, TumkurMary Immaculate school-Wilson garden -Bangalore National curriculum for Excellence, Bangalore Aga khan foundation ,Mumbai, Rajkot and Ahmedabad SAATHE-Okalipuram , Bangalore
Euro Kids ,Chennai & Bangalore Ashok Leyland school , Academy training,Hosur, Tamil Nadu Ashirwad Community hall, Bangalore Bubbles -TrainigWorkshop for Autistic Children’s ParentsSDTT Trust NGOS, Orissa
Sprouts MontessoriThe Galaxy Education system schools ,RajkotDr.Ahmed school ,Chennai Prajayatna workshop PLAN Intternational trainign for NGOS Orissa & Delhi
The Valley school,BangaloreDafodils school, Gangenahalli Paatshala- KFI, Chennai Rainbow hospitals, Hyderabad Readers Nook, Mumbai
Origami workshop by Dr. Shastry , kathalaya Daffodils schools- Mandya & Bangalore Samhita Academy, Bangalore Scottish Storytelling Center Meet the storytellerBhavani Child Development JAIPUR
Vishwa Hindu Vidyalaya schools meet –Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu Bharat National Public school , DelhiNET School, Bangalore Santhali tribals ,OrissaNational archives Stockholm
Rural schools, Hassan Inner Courtyard, Whitefield Kirinor University -Sweden Aid India ,Chennai Training for festivals at Sweden, Poland, Edinburgh, London, Norway, Japan, Singapore, South Africa, USA, Thailand ,Switzerland ,Germany ,Asutria.
Shishugraha school, Bangalore
Indian Montessori Center, Chennai Freedom Intl school, HSR Layout, Bangalore Relief foundation workshop-Chennai-ECR RoadConcept Institute of Learning, Ahemdabad
Ranga Shankara ,Aha childrens festival.Max Mueller Bhavan, Chennai and Bangalore AV Education School, ,BangaloreIsha and Aslam’s farm-Coimbatoresampark, Koppal.
JG International School ,Ahmedabad Goldmund workshop, Munich, Germany VET,Thambaram,ChennaiKodikanal-SIDT –Tribals Ananya child development center
A schools Chettinad, Chennai Story Festival at Brazil Navrachana schools, BarodaAid India – Chennai,TrichyAsha special educators.
Kamala Niketan School , Trichy Little Crust, Chennai Alliance Francaise, Bangalore and Chennai Sampark workshop fof Self Hep groups of Women in KoppalSatya Foundation, Bangalore
AMA AhemadabadEducomp, Delhi Sri Prakash Vidyaniketan school,VishakapatnamWE-women Entrepruners in Madurai Foundation for Ecological Security
Chettinad Vidyashram ,Chennai Runira Educational services ,BarodaBritish Council, Bangalore and Chennai Saathe-Bangalore-Okalipuram , Bangalore
Hippocampus cubbon park Tailor Bird Marathahalli, Bangalore Aditi Mallya school,YelahankaAKSHARA FOUNDATION, 100 libraries, Karnataka
University of Gothenberg,Uddevala, Ljungby, and Gotheberg World culture Muesum ,

Primary Public schools-Nuremberg andFeurth, Germany Essar International school,Surat Wipro 9th forum ,Jaipur
Mira the happy school ,Baroda Global Pathways school, Academy training,Coimbatore Inventure academy,BangaloreCenter for Molecular Biology workshop ,Hyderabad
Fetival Folkhouse theatre, Oslo, Honefoss, Norway
Training at Copenhagen ,Denmark,Sweden, Austria and Germany White clouds,TiruppurBaramullah, Human Aid Society, Kashmir
University of skovda, SwedenErode school, Erode Whitefiled govt. School ,BangaloreWorld Storytelling Institute,Chennai
Euro Kids one day workshop , BangaloreGlobal Pathways school -Coimbatore Poorna Pragnya School,BangaloreTeacher foundation , Bangalore
Sainik school teachers ,New Delhi Gursahani school ,AURANGABAD Mahatma Montessori school, Madurai Fishermen folk trainees and govt. school teachers
Of Nagapatnam, amduria, Valliyur, Vembakkam-Tamil nadu
Ratnam International school-CoimbatoreModel Arts Academy , New Delhi Room to Read , Rishikesh and Delhi Kishhkinda trust, Anegundi, Hampi
Kalmadi shamrao school and Orchid School -PuneBrigade school Bangalore Neev child development schools, Bangalore Vivekananda Tribal center- B.R. HILLS -Dr.Sudarshan
Vagdevi Vilas school-Sarjapur, Bangalore Carmel school Padmanabhanagar, Bangalore NGMA, Bangalore Takshaa Academy for Animation students
KPN college ,Vijaywada Treamis School , Bangalore Presidium school, New DelhiStorytelling for 32 students from USA
Nandi Academy, Nandiyal ,Andhra Pradesh Edify school , Kanakapura road, Bangalore Good Earth ,ChennaiMumbai-Women and child Rights Group (WRAG)
Mumbai Academy for Early childhood Education, Mumbai Bangalore & Vishakapatnam TVS schools, Madurai Center for civic awareness CMCA, Bangalore
Indo Swedish workshop-in Mumbai,Pune, Chennai, PSRRI- KR Puram Teacher training Institute Garden city college,BangaloreRural school librarians and NGOS,Bidar, Huliyaru, Haveri, Karnataka
This is a list of all centers where Kathalaya has provided training from its inception in 1998.