Formative Age,
Store No. 225, Arcade Brigade Metropolis, # 73/1 ,Garudacharpalya, Mahadevapura post, Whitefield main road , Bangalore 560048.

“ When interested , a child becomes self motivated. Self motivation leads to becoming self disciplined. When self disciplined , a child engages in a process of mastery learning and develops his or her potential.”


Maria Montessori

Formative Age is conceived by Smruti Gopal.

Formative age gives you the unique opportunity to be a Montessori Educator and Children’s Yoga Teacher

Smruti Gopal’s Experience:

GEAR International Montessori Institute, Bangalore, India
  • Pre Primary Montessori guide - August 2007 to August 2007
  • Faculty of GEAR International Montessori Institute - August 2006 to August 2007
  • Director  of GEAR International Montessori Institute - August 2007 to August 2009
Pebble creek Montessori School , Plano, Texas, USA 
  • Secondary Lead  Elementary - August 2005  to March 2006
  • Pre primary Lead - August 2003 to May 2005
  • Intern Pre primary - October 2002 to May 2003
Yoga:Teaching children Yoga Jan 2005 till date Smruti Gopals  Education:
  • North American Montessori Center : Lower Elementary Teaching Diploma, August 2004 to April 2005
  • Dallas Yoga center- The Radiant Child Yoga Program 1 and 2 Jan 2004
  • Collin County Community College Headed by Debra Herrington who is AMI and AMS Certified. September 2002 to June 2003.
  • Mount Carmel College , Bangalore University. Bachelor of Science(BSc) May 1991to May 1994
Seminars and work shops attended
  • The Montessori Institute of Texas – Peace Education: The true gift of Maria Montessori with Pat Schaeffer
  • The Montessori Institute of Texas - Observation and Record keeping.: Developing Methods to follow the child.
  • Communication skills - Collin County Community college
  • Parenting with Love and Logic - Seminar by Jim Faye
  • Stages of a Teacher - Seminar at Pebble creek Montessori
  • Importance of Practical life in Montessori - Seminar by Gabriella Wilcox
  • The Shelton school and Evaluation center—Shelton online learning - Dyslexia and related disorders