We invite you for an evening of immersion in this ancient indigenous martial art form.
Kalaripayattu (Kalari) is India’s ancient indigenous martial, meditational & medicinal tradition that evolved alongside Yoga & Ayurveda that originates from Kerala in South India. It is a complete system of body-oriented therapy with an emphasis on the expansion & development of the senses, a paradigm commonly called ‘when the body becomes all eyes’. Kalari gives us a framework for understanding how we exist in the world and practical guidelines.
Kalaripayattu martial arts training involves warm up and flexibility exercises, strength and stamina training, step work, traditional forms and sequences as well as unarmed and armed combat techniques. It is ideal for building and maintaining general fitness and is particularly suited for yogi’s, athletes, martial artists, actors, dancers and movement practitioners from all walks of life and ages (over 7 years old). The yogic aspect of the class will include pranayama, flowing movement forms and Hatha yoga asanas into this traditional yet dynamic practice. It will be a great way to develop more flexibility, calm and focus the mind, improve your fitness and core strength, and develop your sense of inner wellbeing.
Who is this for: Adult/children (above 7 years) beginners and all levels of fitness and flexibility and particularly suited for:
- – Yogis
- – Martial Artists
- – Dancers, Actors, entertainers, musicians
- – Sports and fitness enthusiasts
- – Healers and Wellness Practitioners
- – And ALL people interested in moving and breathing !!
Ramona LalitaYoga Teacher
Ramona Lalita is a Kalari Practitioner, Yoga Teacher and Naturopath. She began studying Kalari Healing and Martial Arts in 2009 in Australia. Since then she has made several trips to India to study and train with her teacher and Guru, Sat Guru Hanuman Das, the founder of the Kalariyil Dharmikam Ashram in Kerala. She is also a qualified Yoga Teacher having completed her training in India. She is currently practicing and teaching key Kalaripayattu exercises, forms, open combat sequences and weapon forms. She has found that through the practice of meditation, pranayama and body movement, one can align themselves and their lives with their goals. Developing focus in the mind and body, while building a strong foundation through warm ups, traditional asanas and forms are integral to her training...
Full Price : $25
Concession/Student : $20