A full range of Ayurvedic treatments and Kalari Chikitsa

A full range of Ayurvedic massages, Ayurvedic treatments and Kalari Chikitsa are available. We provide these treatments with experience, expertise and an emphasis on tradition.

Popular Ayurvedic treatments

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.


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.


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.

Kalari treatments with Master Biju Nair

Kalari Marma Massage

Kalari Marma Massage 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.

Chavutti Thirummal

(Kalari Foot Massage)

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.

More Ayurvedic treatments

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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.

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.

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.

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.
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Kashaya Dhara

(Ayurvedic Decoction Bath)

Kashaya 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 | 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.
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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.

Who gives the Ayurvedic treatments?

master biju nair

Master Biju Nair is an experienced and qualified Ayurvedic practitioner and Panchakarma therapist, from Kerala in Southern India. He has provided treatments in Ayurvedic clinics, resorts and traditional centres in Kerala, Bangalore and Brisbane.

Apart from his formal Ayurvedic qualifications, Master Biju’s practical and hands-on approach to Ayurveda come from his traditional training. From the age of thirteen, he spent seven years training under his village’s traditional healer and martial arts master. He then went on to train and work under his Grandmaster through the Gurukula system for four years. In this Kerala tradition, the martial arts master is also the healer, treating the martial artists and the general public for their injuries and pain-related conditions.

Following this tradition, Master Biju specialises in traditional Indian medicine, including Ayurveda, for pain and injury management. With over 25 years of experience, he has treated thousands of people in Australia and India using these methods.

Ayurvedic Doctor Brisbane Leny Prabhath

Dr Leny Prabhath is a highly qualified Ayurvedic Doctor from Kerala in southern India. She has studied Ayurveda for 8.5 years and ran her own outpatient clinic in Trivandrum, Kerala.

She has a Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from University of Kerala, and a Postgraduate degree in Ayurvedic medicine making from Kerala University of Health Sciences.

She is available at Kalari Ayurveda Centre for Ayurvedic consultations, massage, therapies and Ayurvedic detox and rejuvenation programs.

chithran ayurveda therapist
Chithran is a Senior Ayurvedic therapist with 20 years of experience.

Originally from Kerala, in Southern India, he is a qualified Ayurvedic and Panchakarma therapist through Arsha Yoga Vidya Peetam Trust in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

Chithran has provided Ayurvedic therapies in large Ayurvedic hospitals, clinics and resorts in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Bangalore, Pune, Singapore and Mauritius. As a Senior therapist, he has also trained and supervised many Ayurvedic therapists.

flavia bella ayurvedic therapist

Flávia Bella is an Ayurvedic therapist and remedial massage therapist with over 10 years of experience.

She has worked in Ayurvedic centres in Australia and Brazil, specialising in Ayurvedic massage and therapies.

She has a Diploma in Ayurveda and has studied under Ayurvedic experts in India, Brazil and Australia.

Flávia is available at Kalari Ayurveda Centre for Ayurvedic therapies and remedial, deep tissue, sports and Ayurvedic massage.

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 book online or 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 condition or 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?
If you have a health issue, medical condition or are wanting to improve your overall health, an Ayurvedic consultation is the best place to start.

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?
An Ayurvedic consultation involves an in-depth health assessment using traditional Ayurvedic diagnostic methods.

The aim is to identify the root cause of your condition, and then provide natural methods of treatment to help you return to optimal health.

We will explain your health issues to you from an Ayurvedic perspective, in a way that you can understand.

If you’d like more advice regarding what treatment is best for you, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
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Kalari Ayurveda Centre provides the traditional Indian healing systems of Ayurveda and Kalari Chikitsa with experience, expertise and an emphasis on tradition.




30-32 Nandala Drive,
Tanah Merah,
Queensland, Australia.

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