Ainnarappan having his Auroville name as Raja a child of Auroville grew within its spiritual and integral yoga culture and work ethic. He began his journey into the healing arts by first learning the art of varmam from his grandfather. Following in the footsteps of his forefathers in growing the traditional art of varma kalai. Raja has specialized as an Ayurvedic and Hawaiian heart-healing massage therapist, He also chose to follow his passions by starting to learn Kalarippayattu and Yoga in 2005.

Trained in different styles of dances like Coppieora, Latin and Contemporary, he is also certified Zumba instructor. Raja has given Kalari performances in contemporary form in cities including Pondicherry, Chennai, Cochin, Hyderabad and Bangalore.

His academic credentials include a Diploma in Movements Arts and Mixed Media from Atta Kalari center for Movements Arts in Bangalore. Deciding to make a satisfying career out of his passions, Raja has been practicing the integral yoga of holistic wellness of sound healing, traditional body work and dance movements arts to serve his community.