About Us

AthmaKalari is registered under Kerala Kalaripayattu association (affiliated to the Kerala State Sports council TVPM) and Indian Kalarippayattu federation (recognized by the ministry of youth affairs and sports, Govt. of India, New Delhi).

Established in 2005 by Ashan Vipin Das, Athma Kalari is now among India’s leading Kalari schools, led by exceptional trainers and therapists.

Kalari as a way of living permeates every aspect and activity at Athma Kalari. Over the past 18 years, Athma Kalari has imbibed Kalari as a way of living in students’ lives and adapted them to be better suited for modern realities. This has ensured that the experience at Athma Kalari is truly transformational for thousands of students. A carefully designed blend, which includes rigorous Kalari training, classical yoga, meditation, and uzhichal, makes Athma Kalari’s experience a transformational one for its students.

Athmar Kalari Vipindas Gurukkal

About Ashan Vipin Das

Ashan Vipindas | Athma Kalari

Vipindas Gurukkal has been active in the field of Kalari for more than 29 years, starting from the age of 7. He learned Vadakkan form of Kalari from Sri Vijayan Gurukkal, Madhyakerala form of Kalaripayattu from Sri Jammal Kalari and Kadathandan form from Sri Babu Varghese. He has been able to mold many state-level yoga champions, boxing champions, gymnastics champions.

He has also mastered Kalari Marma therapy, Kathakali oil massage, Ayurveda and Yoga therapy. His treatments promise a full recovery from many ailments prevailing today, including paralysis, musculoskeletal pains, cervical and disc problems.


2005: Started teaching Kalari under Guru

2011: Inauguration of Kuzhi Kalari

2015: Beginning of Residential Programs

2018: Inauguration of Angadipuram Branch

2019: Inauguration of Chemmalasseri Branch

2021: Inauguration of Pambadi Branch

Our History

  • Students: There are more than a thousand registered students who train through in-person classes, residential programs and online courses.
  • Years of Experience: We bring in over 19 years of experience in teaching Kalari and offering Uzhichil, Ayurvedic treatments, Kalari marma treatments etc.
  • Branches: We have branches in Chemmalasserri, Angadipuram and Pambadi. We also conduct on-demand classes for various schools and corporates.
  • Trainers and Therapists: We have a blend of highly trained trainers and therapists. Most of them have been trained by Ashan Vipin Das for more than a decade.