20th season in East Lansing!
20th season in East Lansing!
Ruhala Holistic Arts Center offers both group classes and private instruction and guided one-on-one sessions for all ages. Ruhala also offers advanced Broadway Musical Theatre & Acting Ensembles that focus on training and public performances. Performing arts dance classes include Ballet, Tap, Jazz, & Modern specializing in Broadway styles. Singing classes are offered in Glee Broadway music and Private Lessons for singers of all styles. Acting classes offered are Acting 101, Improv! and advanced acting technique classes. In the Healing Arts, Ruhala offers Reiki energy sessions, Brain/Body Balance sessions, Mental Toughness sessions, and one-on one intuitively guided sessions for individual empowerment.
All of our work is individual centered, i.e., we take the individual, whether child, teen, or adult, from where they are at, and assist their development. Our focus is holistic, always looking at the whole child or person and guiding individuals to reach their best. Healing and art go hand in hand as the Montefiore Medical Center states, “The healing arts are creative practices that promote healing, wellness, coping and personal change”. Ruhala aims to engage children and adults in creative processes that inspire and motivate health and wellness, be it in performing classes or therapeutic sessions.
Celina and Mark Ruhala have been co-creating these programs for over twenty years in New York, and more recently in East Lansing. Bringing Broadway experience along with personal growth development and education, Celina and Mark are ever passionate about their work and share great enthusiasm to the people they work with. With a reputation for excellence, they always are growing, expanding, and learning themselves, especially from their students and clients.
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We care about your wellness on and off the stage!
Celina & Mark Ruhala
From Ballet to Jazz, Tap to HipHop, Contemporary to Musical Theater, the staff at RHAC is experienced, professional and ready to show you what they know!
Ruhala Center offers a detailed curriculum and study course for students of all ages, young actors, amateur or professional that consists of classes and instruction in a variety of acting techniques and methods.
Whether you are interested in singing for fun or as a profession; the Music Program here at RHAC has the classes, the instruction, the teachers, and the experience for you!
Private lessons at Ruhala offer you a chance to get individual instruction for your specific needs: Singing, Acting, Dance, Improv, Auditions, and even Focus techniques using the Ruhala Method of brain/body connections.
Improv, Glee Clubs, Recitals, Performances and Revues! Ruhala Center ... where tomorrow's stars learn to shine!
From adult fitness and exercise classes to Reiki, Integrated Movement and Holistic Awareness, RHAC surely has something to offer any soul… young or old..
with Mark Ruhala
Owner and Artistic Director Mark Ruhala writes about many subjects from theatre to child development, to quantum physic and science to wasteful and inept government policies, and much more. Always presenting thought-provoking pieces that ask us to question. First and foremost, Mr. Ruhala believes everything must be questioned, even his teachings, as he suggests to his students. Mr. Ruhala earned his Master of Arts degree by synthesizing theatre with epigenetics, neurology, positive psychology based on Abraham Maslow's work, and quantum physics. Holism is his passion. Making connections to everything is his desire - to glimpse how interrelated all is in our reality. More than any philosophy to follow, Ruhala feels the most pragmatic and realistic base of living emerges from mystery. All is a mystery. The fundamental questions of life are a mystery. By staying in the mystery, remaining inclusive of all, asking questions, challenging current paradigms, and feeling the interconnectedness of Life brings compassion and intelligence. Browse the blogs below and read on. . .
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1846 Haslett Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48823, United States
Office: (517) 337-0464