Hip Hop, Puppetry Or Pet Grooming: Unusual Courses To Take Up In 2020

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Bored of your current hobby? Looking out to learn something new and keep yourself occupied? Need a new, unique skill to grab that dream job? Whatever be your case, we totally understand your need for self-development. Which is why we’ve rounded up a list of 6 unique courses you can take up in Mumbai to enhance your skillset (and CV).

Learn About Music @ Psalms School Of Music

If you’re interested in learning a new musical instrument, and have the time and drive to get started, head over to learn an instrument of your choice at this institute in Powai. They also teach you music theory! Consult them to get a customised course schedule for yourself in case you already know music.

What To Learn: Stringed, percussion, keyboard and wind instruments, vocals, sound production and music theory. 

Shell Out: INR 15,000 for 6 months 

Puppetry Course @ University Of Mumbai

One of the oldest forms of entertainment, puppetry is much more than just playing around with puppets. It is also considered to be as one of the most important methods of educating children in schools. This old form of art is gradually coming into the limelight yet again. And Meena Naik, an expert in this art form, takes classes every Saturday from January to April. 

Shell Out: INR 25,000 for 4 months 

Timings: 11 AM to 3 PM

Pet Grooming @ Whiskers & Tails Salon

Love pets so much so that you can spend your entire life working with them? Then this one’s for you! Learn how to be a professional pet groomer by signing up for the courses at this pet salon in Kandivali. 

What To Learn: Practical dog grooming, covering preparation, styling, finishing and handling

Shell Out: INR 50,000 for a month

Interior Design At Raffles Design International

Wish to learn more about the beautiful world of interior designing? There’s a course for it. Sign up for a diploma course and get the chance to be trained by some of the best names in the industry.

What To Learn: They offer diploma courses here-Interior Design Diploma (9 months) and Advanced Diploma In Interior Design is 15 months.

Shell Out: Price On Request

Hip-Hop At Mumbai University

The State University is providing a 15-week long course for hip-hop now (Thanks to Zoya Akhtar for bringing the world of rap and hip hop closer to the audience.) The course will be established under the communication and journalism program in colleges. So if you think you're too cool for school, just sign up for this course already. Who knows, you could be the next Naezy and Divine in the making. 

What To Learn: The curriculum features diverse topics such as politics, revolution, history, economics, globalization, feminism, activism and gender representation in hip-hop, and covers a host of the elements including hip-hop culture, the performance aspect and theoretical knowledge. 

Shell Out: Price on request