Brisbane's traditional Indian healing centre for relieving your aches, pains and injuries.

A range of Kalari Chikitsa and Ayurvedic treatments are available to treat and prevent your aches, pains and injuries, and to enhance your overall health.

Treatment Menu

Kalari Marma Massage

Kalari Marma Massage is an ancient south Indian warrior massage specially developed to treat and prevent injuries and pain related conditions.

Ayurvedic Massage

Ayurvedic massage is a deeply rejuvenating and balancing treatment involving the application of warm herbalised oil to your body.


Shirodhara involves the pouring of warm herbalised oil over your forehead from a hanging pot. This induces an experience of deep relaxation to rest and calm your mind.

Kati Basti

Kati Basti is a lower back pain treatment in Ayurveda. It is a soothing and gentle solution for when the pain in your lower back is too tender to benefit from massage.

Kalari Ayurveda Centre provide these treatments in Brisbane with experience, expertise and an emphasis on tradition.

Warrior Healer

Kalari Ayurveda Centre is founded by Biju Nair, a traditional Indian healer and martial arts master from Kerala in southern India.

He is a pain and injury management specialist using Kalari Chikitsa and Ayurveda. With more than 20 years of experience he has treated thousands of people in Australia and India using these methods.

Common conditions we treat

Our treatments are highly effective in treating a variety of painful conditions, including, but not limited to:

Back, neck, shoulder, knee pain | muscle and joint pain and stiffness | sports injuries | acute and chronic pain | frozen shoulder | arthritis | sciatica | headaches | plantar fasciitis.

Treatments are also beneficial for reducing the risk of injuries, enhancing physical performance and maintaining optimal health.

To book an appointment or find out more about how we can help you

More about what we do

Traditional Indian healing and martial arts


Traditional Indian Medicine

Originating in India, Ayurveda is one of the oldest, most comprehensive health systems in the world. While Ayurveda provides a vast guide of practical advice and wisdom on almost every aspect of your health, Kalari Ayurveda Centre specialise in its use for pain and injury management.

Kalari Chikitsa

Traditional Indian Sports Medicine

Kalari Chikitsa is an ancient system of musculoskeletal treatments. Originating in Kerala in Southern India, Kalari Chikitsa was developed to benefit the warriors of Kalaripayattu. The techniques that were used to treat the ancient warriors are also highly effective in the treatment of modern day aches, pains and injuries.


Traditional Indian Martial Art

Kalaripayattu develops the body and mind through a powerful flowing practice. It is a comprehensive system that was originally designed to create an expert warrior. Classes are available at our Brisbane school, Australian School of Kalaripayattu.

Popular Posts

Types of Kizhi in Ayurveda and Kalari Chikitsa

Kizhi is a technique used in the management of various pain related conditions affecting the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular systems. A Kizhi is a poultice that is densely packed with herbal ingredients. There are many varieties of Kizhi and the name is given based on the ingredients tied within the poultice.

Why traditional medicine making is part of Kalaripayattu training

Herbal medicine has always been a part of Kalaripayattu, the traditional martial art of Kerala. For a Kalaripayattu student, traditional medicine making is an integral element of their physical and mental training.

Theory of pain in traditional Indian medicine

Traditional Indian medicine gives a guide for how pain manifests in your body, and how it can make you more susceptible to injuries.

Ayurvedic herbal oil for pain and injury treatments

We use a wide variety of herbal oils in our treatments for pain and injury management. The herbal oils used and their applicaton will depend on the location, stage and cause of your condition. The correct choice of oil is vital in the effectiveness of traditional Ayurvedic treatments.

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About us

Brisbane’s Kalari Ayurveda Centre uses the traditional Indian healing systems of Ayurveda and Kalari Chikitsa to effectively treat your aches, pains and injuries.


Algester, Brisbane Southside

Martial Arts

Learn Kalaripayattu, the ancient Indian martial art form, at our school in Brisbane.

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