Kalaripayattu workshop with Lalit Khatana

15 - 16. april 2019 SMIA, Middelskulevegen 41, 2910 Aurdal
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Fjelldansen, regional kompetansesenter for dans, har gleda av å invitere til Kalaripayattu workshop med Lalit Khatana.

Dette er en unik sjanse til å delta på en Kalaripayattu workshop i  Norge.


About Kalaripayattu

Kalaripayattu the ethinic martial art form of India Could be described as a spiritual journey that enables you to discover your soul through your body. It is belived that the kalaripayattu has a history of more then 2000 years. It is a unique blend of extreme physical exercise and mental concentration.  In the practice of kalaripayattu people learn a number of physical techniques including steps, Grappling, rolls and blocks. Along with focus on the physical and self defense aspects, the kalari has the spiritual side  including meditation, massage and traditional healing practices. 

In the past few decades, traditional and contemporary dancers all over the world has adopted many body-conditioning exercises from kalaripayattu. In Kalaripayattu the body acts as a weapon, perhaps the most effective one. In order to master defending, attacking and counter attacking in the system of kalaripayattu you need the highest degree of physical flexibility, concentration of mind, alertness of all the senses. In short kalaripayattu makes you the master of your own body, mind and soul.

About Lalit khatana

Lalit khatana is a Delhi based contemporary dancer and kalaripayattu matialarts practitoner. As a dancer he worked with Attakkalari center for movement arts. He performed with the company Nationally and Internationally in various dance festivals. In 2014 Lalit Graduated from salzburg experimental academy of dance (SEAD). And did International choreographic exchange (ICE) post graduate choreographe coarse for artists in practice.  Lalit had opporatunity to work with Choreographers such as Richerd Siegal, Samir Akika, Eulalia Ayguade farro (Lali).

In Bollywood lalit has worked as Assistant choreographer in Movies, Such as  RANGOON, ZUBAN and HAIDER  a  National award wining choreography. 

Currently he is working with Choreographer Mandeep Raikhy (INDIA) In his new work   QUEEN SIZE  at the moment Queen Size is on Europe tour.  He closely works with choreographer Sudesh Adhana Norway/India  

Class structure:

The class strats with yoga warm up followed by kalari leg exercise, portaits, jumping exercise and movement choreography. class finish with warm down with kalari massage.



Mandag 15. april

Workshop: 12.00-14:30

Lunsj: 14.30-15.30

Workshop: 15.30-18.00

Tirsdag 16.mars - april

Workshop: 09.00 - 12.00

Lunsj: 12.00 - 12.40

Workshop: 12.40 - 15:00


Vi takker våre samarbeidspartnere:  

Workshoppen blir arrangert av Fjelldansen, regionalt kompetansesenter for dans, som støttes av Kulturrådet, Oppland fylkeskommune og Valdres natur- og kulturpark, i samarbeid med Ål kulturhus, Teater Innlandet og FRIKAR X med sine støttespillere.