2-Day Ayurveda Body Massage Practitioner Diploma Course ~ £470 without A & P | £695 inc. A & P
Installment option available for this package - pay 25% deposit and the balance one week before the course date. 

This course introduces the art of Ayurvedic body massage, or Indian Body Massage.  The course is suitable for beginners as well as for existing therapists.  After being awarded this diploma students will be able to obtain insurance to practice Ayurvedic Body Massage professionally. Details of insurers will be given to you during the course.  Our core manual, containing health and safety information along with other material which all therapists need to know, will be sent to you so that you can study before you attend on the course dates.  Your course includes the theory required to become a professional ayurvedic massage therapist, including consultation, contraindications, aftercare, the history and benefits of ayurvedic massage and the characteristics and uses of a selection of carrier and herbal oils.

Massage is part of normal family life in India, and is used as part of natural healthcare, in order to maintain good health and help keep fit and supple. In India, there are many different styles of massage, using oils, herbal pastes and powders.  However, Ayurvedic massage isn’t a clinical treatment, and learning the basics of Ayurvedic massage with natural oils is straightforward and enjoyable.  Ayurveda means ‘the wisdom of life’ and is the name given to an ancient Indian system for achieving and maintaining optimum health and balance.  Ayurveda has several arms – yoga, herbs, diet, essential oils and massage. In India, Ayurvedic doctors train for many years to diagnose and treat imbalances and illnesses, and this traditional form of healing is used alongside orthodox, Western medicine.

Yoga teachers will find Ayurvedic Massage a useful addition to their skillset and could go on to learn Indian Head Massage or Thai Foot Massage too, in order to offer a range of treatments to complement their yoga teaching.



On our Ayurvedic Body Massage course you will learn:
  • Background to Ayurveda – elements, doshas and koshas, the gross and subtle energies, the causes of imbalance and ill health
  • How to analyse a client’s constitution and balance their energies
  • The main chakras, energy channels or nadis and energy or marma points
  • The use of oils in Ayurvedic Massage
  • Ayurvedic Massage techniques
  • Ayurvedic Massage routine for use with clients
Your assessment will consist of a short written test. You will also carry out a client consultation and a full massage treatment using appropriate oils.

Duration: Two days and home study
Entry requirements: Interest in full body therapy and Ayurveda

Accreditation:  
Without A & P: Professional Ethical Practitioners and Westminster Indemnity.

With A & P: The Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists and The Guild of Holistic Therapists.

Continuous Professional Development:  This course inc A & P  has been awarded 25 CPD points

Venue: Haworth






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