Kandyan Dance Immersion :
6 week Sri Lankan Kandyan Dance workshop

About the course

 A 6 week Sri Lankan Kandyan Dance workshop

Open to Dancers with a minimum of 5 years of training.

Course Description

  1. Introduction to Kandyan Dance (Namaskaraya & Basic postures)
  2. Kandyan basic leg movements.
  3. Kandyan basic hand movements.
  4. Kandyan basic legs and hands combination movements.
  5. Rhythm in Kandyan dance.One short choreography
Know Your Teacher

Shamitha Hettige

Shamitha Ruchiran Hettige is an established Kandyan and contemporary dancer, performer & teacher. Shamitha began his dance training at the age of 9, under the legendary dancers Channa Wijewardana and Upuli Panibharatha. His training ranges from traditional Kandyan, modern dance and French ballet techniques. Shamitha has been lauded for his flawless & geometrically fine jumps rooting from Kandyan and other traditional dance forms of Srilanka. Ever since the age of 16, he has represented the country and the Channa Upuli dance troupe in more than 60 countries and at prestigious venues.

Course details

Duration: 1hour

No of classes: 12 classes /month

Medium of Instruction: English

The course begins: On 23rd July

Teacher: Shamitha Hettige


Days: Junior Batch 1 (6yrs to 12 yrs)

Batch 1:

Mondays 6.00 pm -7.00 pm IST

Tuesdays 6.00 pm -7.00 pm IST


Monday:  7.30 pm to 8.30 pm IST

Saturday:  7.30 pm to 8.30 pm IST

“Limited Seats! Registrations on a first-come, first-serve basis.”

Fees: One Time Payment

National: Rs.3000/-

International – US$ 100

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