DAILY ACTIVITIES

Kalari Warmup

Warming up helps prepare your body for Kalaripayattu practice. A warmup gradually raises your body temperature and increasing blood flow to your muscles to lessen your risk of injury during training

Kalugal

Leg sequence is practiced on daily basis to increase flexibility of the pelvic region and improve stability of the body.

Meipayattu

It’s a set of body sequence with which one could improve the body’s agility, reflex action, mental power. Repeated practice of Meipayattu improves physical stamina exponentially.

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Vandhanam

Before starting Kalari practices one should perform Kalari vandhanam (salutation) which includes a set of slow paced sequence to invoke blessings of the divine power and gurus.

Vadivugal

Vadivugal which means postures of various animals when practiced regularly will increase stillness in the body and alertness to the surrounding.

Chuvadu

Chuvadu means steps – steps for attack and defense. All the techniques of Kalaripayattu involve the permutations and combinations of the various chuvadugal.