Kalari massages are excellent complement of phisical training. Traditionally are integreting part of kalripayatt training, ancient keralitte martial art.It is related with kalari chikitsa - keralitte therapy. There are lighter massages with hands, and stronger pressure with use of the feet. Lighter one is alternative for people, who could not take tougher massage in case of illness, sorow, bony or underweight. In other case Chavutti Thirumal is much prefered - kalariite feet massage.
Chavutti strenghtens, rejunavates and purifies the body. Body becomes lighter, and mind much more clear. In malai thirumal means massage, and chavutti feet. It belongs to kalari chikitsa, keralite therapy system.
This treatment is a wonderful compliment to yoga practice, & is one of the most thorough oil massages achieving total liberation of connective tissue.
This medicinal system was originally developed by Kalari masters in order to heal battle related injuries, as well as to improve their students fighting abilities. Nowadays, Kalari Uzhichil/Chavutti Thirumal can be applied to help a wider range of people achieve good health. Specializing in neuro-muscular (sciatica, spondylosis, etc.), and skeletal disorders (sprains, fractures, dislocations, etc.) this treatment also helps the client to reach beyond their psycho-physical limitations and is particularly suitable for Kalari practitioners, but also for any discipline such as Yoga students, athletes, dancers, and stage performers.
The therapy is based on the precise knowledge of the body's energetic channels (nadis) and vital spots (marmas). The wide selection of medicines, usually homemade by the Gurukkal is entirely organic. Thailam, or oils, medicated with leaves, roots, barks, and even dairy products can be applied externally by massage, or taken internally.
Uzhichil, the name given to this treatment is a full body massage system and is executed by the practitioner with his/her hands and feet, and is unique to kalarippayatt. It is a very powerful treatment, which requires the patient and therapist to follow a strict regime during the whole course. It can relieve serious back problems, and also increase flexibility, stimulate the flow of vital energy, and develop mental sharpness. The treatment is given by the therapist suspending his/her weight from ropes overhead, and applying pressure with long strokes of the soles of his/her feet, after the patient's body has been prepared with specially medicated oil. He/she also makes use of strokes with his/her hands, as well as some manipulation of the joints and limbs.
Kalari Uzhichil comes from Kerala in South India. This is the home of the ancient art of Kalaripayattu, a martial art, and Kathakali, a classical style of dance. Both these traditional arts use the Kalari Uzhichil/Chavutti Thirumal treatment on a continuous basis to promote strength and suppleness to aid the practitioners in preventing injury during their training sessions. There is a myth that Kalari Uzhichil/Chavutti Thirumal comes from a very old heritage and that it is based on the dance of the Hindu god Shiva, the lord of destruction and creation.
Duration 60-90 minutes.
Costs: 50 EUR(90 min), Series of 7 is 225 EUR, Series of 14 is 400EUR.