Highly qualified & experienced massage therapist from Kerala, Southern India
Holds Diploma of Remedial Massage, Certificate IV in Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultation, and Advanced Diploma in Ayurveda.
Biju is a traditionally trained ayurvedic therapist from Kerala, India. In 1996, he began his learning journey as an assistant to his village’s traditional healer, Suji Master. He progressed his training for more than four years with Grandmaster Balachandran Nair, through the Gurukula system. The Gurukula system is an ancient Indian system of education, where the disciple takes up residence with the guru and the traditional knowledge of the lineage is passed down one-on-one, face-to-face.
Biju completed formal studies in all ayurvedic therapies including panchakarma at the respected Dhanwanthari Ayurvedic Hospital in Thodupuzha, Kerala. He worked at two of thworld’s renowned healing centres in India where clients travel from all over the world for treatment: Kalariyil Dharmikam Ashram in Trivandrum, Kerala, and C.G.H Earth Experience Swaswara in Gokarna, Karnataka.
Biju is a master instructor of the ancient south Indian martial art of Kalaripayattu. As a martial arts student of over 20 years, with 12 of those years teaching, he has gained an in-depth knowledge of the human body and its abilities, as well as the benefits of ayurvedic treatments to overcome injury and enhance performance.
Biju’s unique contribution to the Vibrant Ayurveda team is found in his ability to combine his ayurvedic knowledge and his martial arts excellence into a focused and powerful healing treatment. Book a kalari massage with Biju to experience his special approach.
Biju’s clients are eligible for rebates from their private health insurance (subject to terms and conditions and type and level of cover).