The kalari massage, originally from India, is a technique that was born as a complement to a martial art, the Kalarippayat. The purpose of this practice was (and still is) to ensure physical recovery, improve joint mobility, energize the body and stimulate intestinal transit.
Then as now, the kalari massage is an object of interest for many people, attracted by its healing and rejuvenating effects that are also achieved in combination with physical exercise, yoga, meditation and pranayama (or rhythmic control of breathing). In India, this massage is part of the daily practices of professional athletes, dancers, martial artists and circus artists. The practice of kalari is practiced, although not widely, even in western countries where it gathers a good number of regular customers and professional masseurs