Open Business @ Malayala Ayurveda Vaidyasala

by Malayala Ayurveda Vaidyasala
16 May • 11:00am • Serangoon

Immerse yourself in an intimate online theatre experience and discover the origin story of one of Singapore’s oldest Ayurveda clinics with a history dating back to 1932!

Find out how Malayala Ayurveda Vaidysala came about to Singapore. Hear from Mdm Leela on her adventure from Kerala to Singapore and how her son Mahesh took over the family business to where it is today. What is the secret to their Ayurveda’s success?


Join us in an online dialogue on 16 May and hear from this mother son duo from Malayala Ayurveda Vaidyasala about their experiences running this family business!


This programme is facilitated by Theatre Today.

Theatre Today was established in 2016, by experienced Theatre Director, Drama Educator, Creative Producer, Jeffrey Tan. Theatre Today celebrates the diversity of stories and lived experiences through experiential workshops, commissions or site specific productions. Jeffrey conceptualized OPEN HOMES (2015, 2017 and 2019), where residents became Host Storytellers, who shared personal stories from their own homes. OPEN BUSINESS at the Singapore Heritage Festival focuses on traditional family business.

Malayala Ayurveda Vaidyasala

Malayala Ayurveda Vaidyasala which was founded in 1932, was later established in 1947 by the late Shri Appoo Vaidyar. Shri Appoo Vaidyar (physician), had provided ayurvedic consultation and treatments to thousands of people throughout the region.  The Vaidyasala (clinic), is now managed by Mrs Leela Appoo who has introduced several traditional ayurvedic therapies.

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