RabaTEENS is a nurturing space for deep and meaningful Islamic spiritual mentorship, with compassionate and caring mentors. Fun, creative, and positive educational experiences to help teens grow confidently and comfortably into their faith.

Class Description

Come together once per week with trained vocalist Anse Michelle to celebrate the beauty of Ramadan in song. Each week, we will learn and cover a different song and go over techniques to use our voices in the best way. Join us to build beautiful Ramadan memories!

Class Outline

Lesson 1: 

Intro to Voice and Vocal Techniques

Lesson 2: 

Breathing Exercises and Taking Care of Your Voice While Fasting

Lesson 3: 

Singing for Joy 

Lesson 4: 

Adding Your Style and Flair to A Song 

Lesson 5: 

Sing Together As We Say Our Goodbyes to Ramadan 

Class Activity Materials


Required Book


Class Day & Time

Sundays 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST 

Session dates: March 10th - 31st 

This class is for teen girls ages 12-17 years old 

*Please note: Participants must attend Zoom live sessions. Classes are NOT recorded.

Certificate of Participation

A certificate of participation will be given to students who complete the class.

Refund Policy

Once the session begins, NO refunds are issued. 

Ramadan Nasheed Club

Meets every Sunday for one hour


Anse Michelle Sekusky

Anse Michelle Sekusky, an Ohio native, embraced Islam in 2011. In 2013, she enrolled in the Ribaat Academic Institute, studying traditional Islamic education under the guidance of Anse Shaykha Dr. Tamara Gray. Within the Columbus, Ohio community, Anse Michelle served on the board of the Noor Islamic Cultural Center for four years and actively volunteered with local masjid committees. There, she also developed a support system for and worked closely with converts for eight years. As an accomplished songwriter and vocalist, Anse Michelle is known for writing, performing, and conducting workshops across the nation. Her foundation in the performing arts, cultivated during her time in middle and high school, was further enriched by touring during her college years. She is passionate about using music to connect women of all ages to their faith through nasheed and singing. Currently, she is a proud member of the Twin City Women’s Choir and serves on the board of Her Voice Productions. Anse Michelle is the Rabata Cultural Center Manager. She remains an enthusiastic student of the Ribaat Academic Institute and actively teaches for Rabata’s Dragonflies and RabaTEENS youth programs. She also contributes by supporting Rabata’s Convert Care program. In 2022, she obtained her ijaza (certification) in the 40 Hadith of Imam an-Nawawi. Recently, Anse Michelle joined the speakers and board of the Islamic Resource Group (IRG), where she educates the wider community about Islam.