Mahatma Gandhi International School (MGIS) is an international school established by the non-profit organization Mahatma Gandhi Education Foundation in June 2003. The school is named after Mahatma Gandhi, whose ideals and values are used as a strong force in the school’s educational goal. The school adopts various programs catering its students of different nationalities. The programs they offer are International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP), International General Certificate of Secondary Education (Cambridge IGCSE), and the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). These programs are used to provide the highest quality of holistic education to its students. At MGIS, students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities through after school activities. […]
Stationary bikes aren’t exactly new. Throw in music, a huge group, and instructors to push you to your limit, and an indoor cycling class (or spinning) tips it towards something you can enjoy. Where can you go to experience this fitness trend? Good thing there’s Saddle Row in Serendra, Bonifacio Global City. SADDLE UP OR CAST OFF? At Saddle Row, you can get an intense workout either by spinning or rowing. Saddle Row opened back in November 2015 with the idea of bringing indoor cycling and rowing to the local fitness scene. Indoor cycling and rowing are recognized globally for giving an intense cardio and full body workout, but it’s […]
Family Partners Learning Center (FPLC) is a school which caters to kindergarten children. Located at the Union Church of Manila, the school is being handled by the church but there is no requirement for students to be involved in a particular kind of religion. The school takes pride of their various cultural exchange events that respect the culture of the children enrolled coming from different countries. The learning center provides different activities that help kids to develop skills needed for their growth. Also, the school works closely with the students’ families to be able to help in the progress of the child. The center conducts field trips, and programs for […]
Cambridge Child Development Center (CCDC) was established in Singapore in 1993 but only started operating in the Philippines in 2001. The international preschool believes that every child has the potential to be the best they can be. Their teaching methods and policies are all centered around the belief.
For its 5th branch in the Philippines, Anytime Fitness Club opens their flagship gym at the Paseo Center in Makati. Anytime Fitness is a popular global brand that started in Minnesota, USA in 2002. It is considered the largest fitness chain in the world and commended as #1 global franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine. As its name suggests, Anytime Fitness boasts of their 24-hour accessibility which allows people to work out and live a healthy lifestyle with no time schedule excuses. Each member can enjoy full access to other branches in Manila and international locations using a single access key. Access to the club is protected by the state-of-the-art security system […]
M&S students range from elementary school children to business executives. It offers a summer camp for Japanese between July and September where they can learn English while engaging in some knowledge and cultural exchange with other students and teachers. Currently, it teaches around 70 students from elementary to adults. The academy boasts of its well-equipped instructors with polished teaching methods. Since the Japanese have some strengths and weaknesses in the English language, M&S helps expand the students’ English proficiency in a way that addresses these. Here, you can learn basic pronunciation of words and practice repeatedly until you learn the proper way to say a particular English word. You can […]
UNMEI started in 2009, and although it’s a Japanese language school for Filipinos, it also offers English courses for Japanese. Its courses include Basic 1, Basic 2, Intermediate 1, Intermediate 2, Advanced 1, Advanced 2, Functional Japanese, Nihongo for Kids and Efficient English for Japanese. All courses have a range of 70-180 hours class duration. For the basic course, students are taught to read and write sentences in Hiragana, Katakana, and Basic 60 Kanji characters. For the intermediate course, students are taught additional 150 new Kanji characters and vocabularies. UNMEI has branches in Ortigas Center, Paranaque City, and San Pablo City. The next batch of classes will start on Dec. […]
Steps Dance Studio’s is one of the Philippines’ premier ballet schools producing top-caliber dancers of highest international standards. Founded in 1994 by Sofia Zobel Elizalde, who also serves as Steps’ Managing Director, Steps Dance Studio is among the Philippines’ most comprehensive dance schools. Its Classical Ballet training is based on the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus, which began in England. The Royal Academy of Dance is an international teacher training and examining organization for classical ballet whose aim is to develop the highest possible standards of teaching.
Ballet Manila is one of the country’s major ballet companies founded and mentored by the ballerina of the people, Lisa Macuja-Elizalde. It is the only ballet school in the Philippines with direct links to the Russian Ballet Academy of St. Peterburg, Russia. The company’s ballerinas and danseurs are trained in the highest standards of classical ballet, based on the rigorous Russian Vaganova method. The official Ballet Manila School opened its doors to 70 students during its summer workshop held in 1998. It is now permanently based in the Ballet Manila compound on Donada St., Pasay City. It aims to introduce ballet to the Filipino masses and incorporate this form of art […]
The Ballet Philippines (BP) is known to be the foundation of Filipino identity. BP performed “Giselle”, a famous romantic ballet that tackles loss, forgiveness and love beyond death. Originally called the CCP Dance School, the BP Dance School is the official school of Ballet Philippines. The school has a long history of existence, dating back to 1970 when the BP founders started the CCP Summer Dance Workshop. Ballet Philippines Dance School also opened a branch at SM Aura in 2014. It offers numerous courses that caters different age brackets starting from 4 years old and up. Aside from the regular classes, they offer fitness programs, and hip-hop and flamingo classes. […]
Whether you’re a yogi or a first-timer, you are invited to join Urban Yoga, a fun and meaningful yoga activity on November 8, from 8am to 12nn at the Ayala Triangle Gardens Makati. Let the bright Sunday morning calm and inspire your mind, body, and spirit as you contribute to a good cause. There will be three different classes: Pranayama with Lasse Holopainen Urban Yoga with David Kim Community Yoga with Nica Hechanova and Ron Habla Learn from these yoga experts and help benefit ethnic communities’ livelihood as the event’s proceeds will go directly to the Iraya – Mangyan Foundation. Tickets are sold at Php300 pesos. First 100 paid signups […]
The Korean Cultural Center (KCC) in the Philippines was opened in July 2011, in recognition of the Filipinos’ support of the Korean wave that hit the country starting in mid-2000s. The local KCC is the 20th Korean cultural center in the world. KCC offers various programs to promote the Korean culture to more residents in the Philippines. These include Korean culture classes like Traditional Dance, Samulnori (traditional percussions), Gayageum (traditional string instruments), Taekwondo, and KPop Dance, and Korean language classes for beginners and advanced learners. Class intake is every January, May, and September. Every May and October, KCC also administers the Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) for language learners […]
It’s time to discover the Philippines’ deep-sea beauty! The Philippines has one of the world’s richest marine ecosystem that’s waiting for you to discover. Explore this world by diving into the depths and seeing the awesome wonders of the sea, beneath the surface. Don’t fret if you have never tried diving before as there are a lot of legitimate diving institutions in the country offering PADI courses where you can learn leisure and technical diving lessons. Photo grabbed from remotelands.com Here are some of the diving education centers you can check out: 1. Anilao Diving and Resorts Website: http://www.anilaodiving.com Address: Unit 4 Marimar Building, Pulong Niogan, Mabini, Batangas, Philippines Tel.: […]
The urban pace and a stressful lifestyle weighing you down? Discover and live out the aikido philosophy, or the way of the harmonious spirit as it lets you imbibe serenity and focus while promoting fitness and wellness. Learn this Japanese martial art at the Makati Aikido Club (MAC), a globally-recognized dojo right in the heart of the city. The institution is located in Salcedo Village Makati and offers high quality instruction and amenities. Its students come from all age brackets with the youngsters and adults classes strictly segregated. Headed by Dan Amaranto (5th dan Aikikai), the Chief Instructor and Dojo-cho of the MAC, The Makati Aikido Club (founded and in […]
Put the rhythm back to your life by learning some Latin dance. Those graceful hip swaying and arms swinging that you see professionals do on the ballroom dance floor? You can let your body learn them! Whether you’re a beginner or aspiring to be a professional performer, you can breathe life into your dream by enrolling in dance classes. The Philippine culture is known to have a close affinity to Latin culture as the country, like most Latin American countries, used to be a Spanish colony. And so love for dancing is very much a part of the local culture, from social gatherings, to school fairs, fiestas and the like. […]
Exhilarate your busy lifestyle with Elorde Elite, a sports and fitness gym strategically located in Legaspi Village, within the Makati business district. Elorde Elite’s 10-meter high ceiling provides you with the kind of space that inspires punchy and intense movements, making you feel that you can reach the top of the world with every sweat. The well-equipped Elorde Elite only employs the best coaches in the metro ensuring clients that they get their money’s worth and an experience of a lifetime. Elorde Elite also has its own equipment shop for clients who are not sure where to get the right equipment for the right price. Clients can even get expert […]