This course is designed for those who wish to study the science of Ayurvedic therapies, and embrace this alternative option for helping to heal themselves and others. The complete course runs over a 5-week period for a total of 250 hours, but you can study as little or as much, depending on the time you have available, i.e. 1, 2, 3, 4 or the full 5 weeks.
Everyone is welcome to join this course – it is a fundamental course to build up your knowledge and practical application on Ayurveda therapy. It is useful for both those simply want to complete this for their own personal interest and wellbeing, or for those wishing to become a therapist.
STUDENTS OF THIS COURSE WILL BE OFFERED THE FOLLOWING TOPICS
Introduction to the theory and practice of Ayurvedic massage. During this week you will cover techniques of massage for relaxing and rejuvenating the whole body.
Learning the marma point massage (learning how to work with specific energy points of the body which help to balance the energy system and open energy blockages).
Studying different therapies such as Shirodhara, Kati Vasti, Janu Vasti etc., for the healing of various disorders and stress relief.
Addition of further therapies – such as how to prepare and apply a Patra Potli apply it, etc. – for the healing of various disorders.
Studying the different body constitutions and preparing appropriate Ayurvedic diets and therapies for the different body-types, so that you can inspire others to adopt a healthy lifestyle. All the different treatments learned under guidance in the previous weeks are refined during this week.
The 5-week course can be extended for a further two weeks for the purpose of improving your newly acquired skills by practicing on clients and gaining work experience. The Centre will provide a letter of confirmation of the work-experience hours gained in this way.
Note: Each week of this course is self-contained so you can join at any time or complete the full five weeks. However, in order to achieve the overall skills required to be a therapist, you will need to complete the full 5-week course.
Self-study time is allocated each day.
This schedule is a sample only and is subject to modifications according to circumstances and the understanding of the students.
7:30 am - 9:30 am
Hatha yoga – asana, pranayama, samyak kriya, yoga nidra
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Breakfast in silence
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Practice and discussions on Ayurveda therapy and demonstrations
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Free time – study time, journaling and preparation of assignments
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Non-contact hours – practice what has been learned on a daily basis
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free time – self-study and rest
6:45 pm - 7:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kirtan / satsang /silent meditation
Attendance at all classes is compulsory.
The Vedic Yoga Centre’s Ayurvedic Massage & Therapy Course includes:
The prices do not include airfare, transfers to and from the Centre, tips, any excursions during the course, or personal items.
This course is available all year round.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm suitable dates for your stay in India.
A non-refundable deposit of US$300 is required to book this Course.
Standard Room: US$2,200 per person
Deluxe Room: US$2,400 per person
Standard Room: US$650 per person
Deluxe Room: US$850 per person
All deposits are non-refundable but can be used at a later date or for another program. For more information about refunds and cancellation, please follow this link: https://vedicyogacentre.org/refund-and-cancellation-policy/
Arrival for the Course
All students must be present on the evening before their Course starts.