Vaishali Patel has been teaching Gujarati language and culture to adults and children since 2002.
Growing up in Baroda, India and immigrating permanently to the United States at age 16, Vaishali is uniquely positioned with a view into the best of both worlds.
Living in an extended Gujarati family inspired Vaishali to pass along the value of her homeland traditions to her own 2 children by teaching them and others in the community.
Her outreach programs have since expanded to include Live Zoom Gujarati, Hindi, and Punjabi Classes, an online course that can be done at your own pace, learning tools such as the Gujarati and Hindi Memory Games, Gujarati Alphabet Flashcards, Tales of Krishna and Ramayana and Clothing of India available on Amazon, all developed to enhance a deeper understanding of Desi culture and relationships with our extended family.
We are a small team of women dedicated to bringing the joy to preserving Desi culture and guiding Sanskar Teaching to reach as many as possible around the world.
And we absolutely adore our beautiful Founder, Vaishaliben.
SIRI KAY JOSTAD
Chief Operations Officer
Siri met Vaishali when their kids were at the Waldorf School of San Diego. She brought her experience in the film industry and as a writer, marketer and entrepreneur to the business of her dear friend. Besides loving all things Indian, Siri is a traveler at heart.
Meghan is a creative force for Sanskar Teaching. Currently studying Fashion design at Savannah College of Art and Design, she applies her knowledge of color and balance alongside the vibrant Indian Culture to create beautiful graphics and brand designs.
Megan Cutler is a graduate from Brigham Young University where she cultivated an entrepreneurial mindset while studying Advertising. Wanting to slip into the design world, she taught herself all she knows to add a measure of creativity to her marketing background.
Lisa brings a long history of customer care to the Sanskar Team. Besides bringing her organization and people skills to the team, she loves being a mom and baking.
OUR INDIAN LANGUAGE TEACHERS
Nine years after launching her live classes and blog, Vaishali launched Shop Sanskar, which carries her line of unique learning tools, as well as her digital courses and where you can sign up for her live language Classes.
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