Kalari Chikitsa and Ayurvedic Treatments

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.

Kalari Marma Massage

with Master Biju Nair

Kalari Marma Massage is a key treatment offered at Kalari Ayurveda Centre. It is an ancient south Indian warrior massage specially developed to treat and prevent injuries and pain-related conditions.

Recommended for: all sports injuries including martial arts, dance and yoga | musculoskeletal injuries and imbalances | acute and chronic pain | muscle and joint pain and stiffness | back, neck, shoulder and knee pain | frozen shoulder | sciatica | arthritis | plantar fasciitis | repetitive strain injuries.

Ayurvedic Massage


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

Recommended for: stress | tension | fatigue | headaches | insomnia | poor circulation | low immunity.

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.
Recommended for: acute and chronic back pain | muscle tightness, stiffness and spasm | sciatica | bulging disc | arthritis.


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. It is an effective treatment for reducing stress and nervous tension.
Recommended for: headaches | stress | insomnia | fatigue | overthinking | lack of focus.

Shiro Abhyanga

(Ayurvedic Head Massage)

Shiro Abhyanga, commonly known as Ayurvedic Head Massage, involves massaging the head with warm herbalised oil to calm and balance your mind and nervous system.

Recommended for: headaches | stress | insomnia | fatigue | sinusitis.


Udvartana is a treatment in Ayurveda in which specially prepared herbal paste or herbal powder is massaged over the body. It is a treatment used to support weight loss or detoxification programs.
Recommended for: people on a weight loss or detoxification program | people who are physically inactive | sluggish circulation and digestion | musculoskeletal and neuromuscular pain | conditions of stagnation, coldness and stiffness.

Navara Kizhi

Navara Kizhi is an Ayurvedic treatment used to nourish and strengthen the joints, muscles and soft tissue while providing relief from pain.
Recommended for: neuromuscular conditions | arthrititis | muscle and joint pain | muscle wasting | degeneration of the joints | general weakness.

Chavutti Thirummal

(Kalari Foot Massage)

with Master Biju Nair

Chavutti Thirummal is an ancient south Indian warrior massage specially developed to increase flexibility, agility and strength.

Recommended for: athletes | martial artists | dancers | yoga practitioners | performing artists.

Bashpa Swedana

(Herbal Steam Therapy)

Bashpa Swedana is a traditional herbal steam therapy in Ayurveda. This treatment often follows a massage to further relax your body, reducing pain and stiffness. It also promotes the elimination of toxins through the sweat.

Recommended for: joint or muscle pain and stiffness | people who have trouble sweating | low energy levels | conditions of stagnation, coldness and stiffness.

Dhanyamla Dhara

(Ayurvedic Decoction Bath)

Dhanyamla Dhara is an Ayurvedic decoction bath, where a constant rhythmic stream of herbalised liquid is poured and massaged over the body. A relaxing treatment, it is used to support weight loss or detoxification programs.

Recommended for: arthritis | degeneration of the joints | swollen and stiff joints |edema | vata-kapha predominant conditions | people on a weight loss or detoxification program.


(Ayurvedic Oil Bath)

Pizhichil, also known as Ayurvedic oil bath, is a treatment where a continuous flow of herbalised oil is squeezed and massaged over the body. It has a soothing and relaxing effect while also removing toxins from the body.

Recommended for: arthritis | musculoskeletal and neuromuscular pain | degeneration of the joints | pain and stiffness of the muscles and joints | people on a detoxification program.


Nasya is an Ayurvedic cleansing technique that opens and clears the sinuses.

Recommended for: sinusitis | allergies | headaches | frequent colds.


Upanaham is a herbal bandaging treatment used in Ayurveda to relieve localised pain, swelling and inflammation.
Recommended for: localised pain, swelling and inflammation | strains and sprains | joint injuries.

Remedial Massage

We offer a range of natural treatments for pain and injury management including Remedial Massage. On the spot health refunds are available for Remedial Massage with our HICAPS machine.

Ayurvedic Consultation

A consultation is required for serious or chronic pain. This involves a thorough assessment of your pain, injury or discomfort to develop a suitable course of treatment specific to your condition.

Below are answers to questions you may have when visiting Kalari Ayurveda Centre for the first time.

Do I need to make an appointment?

Yes consultations and treatments are by appointment only. You can call us on 0424 939 130 to make your appointment or for enquiries. Please leave a message if the phone is unattended. Your call will be returned as soon as possible.

What time should I arrive for my first visit?
Please arrive 10 minutes before your first appointment in order to fill out the necessary paperwork. This will include your contact details, medical history and consent for treatment. All information given to us is kept confidential.
What should I bring with me?
If you have scans and medical reports related to your injury, please bring them. Please bring a list of any medications you are taking.
How many treatments will I need?
This will vary depending on the individual and the condition. We will be able to advise you of a time frame during the initial consultation.
Can your treatments be used in conjunction with other treatment?
Yes, we can work with your medical doctor or other health practitioner. Ayurveda & Kalari Chikitsa can be used on their own or as a complement to conventional medicine.
What should I wear for my treatment?
Due to the abundant use of oil in these therapies, it is advisable to wear old clothing. It is recommended to leave the oil on for at least an hour, but we have a shower available if you need to remove the oil for travel, work etc.
Do I need a consultation?
For serious or chronic pain, a consultation is required before commencing treatment. This is so a thorough assessment can be performed and a program specific to your condition can be designed.
What can I expect in a consultation?

Your consultation will consist of:

1. A thorough assessment of your pain, injury or discomfort.

2. A detailed explanation of the underlying causes of your condition.

3. Development of a suitable course of treatment. This treatment program may consist of:

  • Kalari Chikitsa
  • Ayurvedic therapies
  • Ayurvedic medicine
  • Diet modifications
  • Lifestyle and daily routine modifications
  • Exercise and flexibility program
If you’d like more advice regarding what treatment is best for you, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
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About us

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


30-32 Nandala Drive,
Tanah Merah Qld

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