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Kalaripayattu - Beginning Level for Teens/Adults

Class Description


Kamala Devam is teaching beginners' adult classes in an exciting martial art form from the southern Indian state of Kerala called kalaripayattu.  Kalari for short, this martial art has been described as the mother of all others, incorporating the fighting actions of animals found in India and moving in graceful, circular motions between fantastic kicks and flying jumps. Inside Kamala‚Äôs fun but focused teaching style, participants will become stronger, more flexible and have a great time learning a new way of moving. No previous martial arts or dance experience is needed. Come, get sweaty and enjoy!

WHAT TO BRING: Please bring a bottle of water and dress in loose comfortable clothing.  A heavy meal right before class is not recommended.  Class will be conducted barefoot.

CHILDCARE OFFERED - If you need childcare ($10 per child), please ensure your child(ren) has light snacks and homework, if that is what you would like them to work on. Otherwise, we will have activities for your child(ren) while you take class.

REGISTRATION: Please visit our website for registration details -

Questions: Contact Samia, Program Manager at or call (805)407-8877

Later Event: February 25
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