The Sacred Thread of Yoga

Parag Mody



Parag has been studying yoga and martial arts for over twenty years. He was drawn to Kalaripayattu because it integrates the yogic paradigm with martial movement. He has studied Iyengar Yoga at the Iyengar Institute in Pune, and with Ramanand Patel in San Francisco. Parag focuses on teaching the essense of the art with modifications made for individuals with special needs. He is specifically interested in how Kalaripayattu can be used in life for empowering individuals overcome their fears and live authentically.About Kalaripayattu:The origins of Kalaripayattu date back to 12th century CE. It is believed to be one of the oldest systems of fighting in existence. Literally meaning “martial practice inside a school,” it has deep roots in Ayurveda and Yoga and has also contributed to the traditional art and dance forms of Kerala, India.  Kalarippayattu is a comprehensive discipline with an emphasis on: -          Rigorous physical training cultivating a single-pointed focus and physical well-being-          Effective self-defense, armed and unarmed-          Pressure point techniques, known as Marma, used for healing or self-defense-          Philosophy based on the Vedas, India’s ancient texts-          Unique massage system related to Ayurveda for treatment of ailments and injuries


Open Weekend Classes (Fri Oct 15 to Sun Oct 17)

Type     Duration Title
A: Asana   Open    2.0 hour(s)  Introduction To The Indian Martial Art: Kalarippayat Friday  08:00 am  to  10:00 am
A: Asana   Open    2.0 hour(s)  Introduction To The Indian Martial Art: Kalarippayat Saturday  08:00 am  to  10:00 am





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