Ayurveda Massage and Ayurveda Therapies in Rishikesh India at Haritha Yogshala

Ayurvedic Massage and Therapies Certification Course at Haritha Yogshala in Rishikesh, India

This Ayurveda short certification course is suitable for beginners, spa & wellness industry professionals, yoga professionals, spa & salon managers, wellness center owners, Ayurveda trainers, therapists, doctors, holistic healers and dietitians.

Ayurvedic Massage and Therapies Course
Duration: 7 Days - 5 Hours/Day | 14 Days - 2 Hours 30 Minutes Daily

Ayurveda is the art of living in harmony with nature. It is an ancient branch of knowledge which is concerned with the aspect of healing and the science of life. The aim of this Ayurveda massage and therapies course is to maintain the health of a person and to heal the disease of an unhealthy person. Both prevention and healing are carried out by entirely natural means.

In Ayurveda massage and therapy course you will learn the basic principles of Ayurveda and the science of Ayurveda along with practicals. Ayurveda massage and therapy course at Haritha Yogshala is designed to enable you to understand basics knowledge of Ayurveda and the most important traditional Ayurvedic massages techniques along with major Ayurveda therapies.

Ayurveda Massage and Therapy course will cover History of Ayurveda, Philosophies, Ayurvedic Wellness Concepts, Tridosha & Panchakarma theories, and major therapies of Ayurveda and its practical demonstration. One-hour theory class & three hours practical demo on Ayurveda therapies. A certificate will be provided to you after successful completion of the course.

Course highlights:

  • Ayurveda theory sessions as per course curriculum
  • Ayurveda practical sessions
  • Ayurveda treatment sessions
  • With Accommodation
  • Daily yoga, and meditation drop-in class
  • Delicious Ayurvedic meals
  • Detox Juices, Indian Masala Tea or herbal tea
  • 7 or 14 nights accommodation
  • Daily 1 hour Theory and 3 hour Practical

    Plus a one-time Therapy Session experience of:

  • Abhyangam - 40 Minutes
  • Shirodhara - 40 Minutes
  • Nasyam - 20 Minutes
  • Mukh Lepam - 30 Minutes
  • Eye & Ear - 30 Minutes
  • Ayurvedic Massage and Therapies Course Curriculum

  • Ayurveda: An Ancient Science of Life
  • Introduction of Ayurveda and Principals
  • Basic Ayurvedic Physiological Principals:-
  • 1. Ojas (Life force)
    2. Panchamahabhutas(The Elements of the Life Force)
    3. Tridoshas (Force That Support the Mind – Body)
    4. Prakruti (Our Unique Mind-Body Constitution)
    5. Vikruti(Imbalance in the Mind-Body)
  • The Anatomy of Ayurveda:-
  • 1. Agni (Fire)
    2. Dhaatus(Nourishments)
    3. Srotas(Channels)
    4. Malas (By-product)
  • Introduction to Vyadhi(Disease) in the Mind & Body
  • Introduction to Basics of Ayurvedic Medicines.
  • Knowledge of the common Ayurveda herbs and oils.
  • Introduction of Dietary as per Ayurveda
  • Sanskrit Ayurvedic Terms
  • Theory and Practical Training on Ayurveda Therapies:-
  • 1. Abhayangam
    2. Shirodhara
    3. Takradhara
    4. Podikizhi
    5. Herbal Facial
    6. Foot Reflexology
    7. Kativasti
    8. Nasyam
    9. Udwarthanam
  • Dough Preparation
  • Q&A Session.
  • Ayurvedic Massage and Therapies Course Schedule: Day 1 to Day 7

    Day 1
    What is Ayurveda?
    Origin and History of Ayurveda.
    Branches of Ayurveda.
    Why to learn Ayurveda? And Its Benefits.
    Importance of Ayurveda in Daily Life.
    Introduction of traditional Ayurvedic Massage (Abhyangam):
    1. What is Abhyangam?
    2. Importance & Benefits of Abhyangam.
    3. Abhyangam procedure.
    4. Do’s and Don’ts of Abhyangam.
    5. Pre & Post requirements of Abhyangam.
    6. Contraindications for Abhyangam.
    Practical: Abhyangam: Full Body Massage along with Practical demonstration
    Day 2
    Introduction to Basics of Ayurveda
    Ojas (Life force)
    Panchamahabhuta (Five Elements)
    Principles of Head Massage
    Introduction to Upper Body Massage
    Introduction to Face Massage.
    Practical:Head Massage, Neck and Shoulder Massage, Face Massage
    Day 3
    Introduction to Doshas (Force That Support the Mind – Body) – Vata, Pitta, Kapha
    Introduction to Prakruti (Our Unique Mind-Body Constitution)
    Introduction to Vikruti (Imbalance in the Mind-Body)
    Introduction to Front & Back Body Massage
    Benefits of Front & Back Body Massage
    Do’s and Don’ts of Front & Back Body Massage
    Introduction to Nasyam
    Practical: Front & Back Body Massage, Nasyam
    Abhyangam Therapy Session
    Day 4
    Introduction to Agni (Fire) : Understanding of the Vital Source of Life
    Introduction to Dhaatus (Nourishments)
    Theory class on Shirodhara, Kativasti, Foot Reflexology
    Practical: Shirodhara, Kativasti, Foot Reflexology, Dough Prepration
    Shirodhara Therapy Session
    Kativasti Therapy Session
    Day 5
    Introduction to Srotas(Channels)
    Introduction to Malas (By-product)
    The concept of Health
    Definition of Health & Disease.
    Introduction to Podikizhi Therapy:
    1. What is Podikizhi?
    2. Benefits of Podikizhi Therapy
    3. Types of kizhi’s
    4. Podikizhi making demonstration.
    5. Procedure - Podikizhi.
    6. Do’s and Don’ts of Podikizhi.
    7. Pre & Post requirements of Podikizhi.
    8. Contraindications for Podikizhi.
    • Podikizhi Practical.
    • Podikizhi Therapy Session.
    Day 6
    Introduction to Vyadhi(Disease) in the Mind & Body.
    Basics of Ayurvedic Medicines & Its Classical Proprietary.
    Introduction to Takradhara .
    Beauty treatments in Ayurveda.
    Theory class on Takradhara.
    Practical: Takradhara + Herbal Facial.
    Takradhara Therapy session.
    Day 7
    Knowledge of the common Ayurveda herbs and oils.
    Introduction of Dietary as per Ayurveda.
    Sanskrit Ayurvedic Terms.
    Introduction to Udwarthanam Therapy.
    1.What is Udwarthanam?
    2.Importance and Benefits
    3.Procedure Udwarthanam Therapy.
    4.Do’s and Don’ts of Udwarthanam.
    5.Pre & Post requirements of Udwarthanam.
    6.Contraindications for Udwarthanam.
    Udwarthanam Practical.
    Udwarthanam Therapy Session.
    Q&A Session.

    Haritha Yogshala daily schedule

    Each day is always different and Explore work with the flow of the group, however, this is an idea of how your days might look.

    Only for on campus residential students.

  • 06:30 Morning Tea
  • 07:00 Yoga, Meditation Group Session
  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Ayurveda Theory Classes
  • 01:00 Lunch
  • 03:00 Ayurveda Therapies Practical Session
  • 04:00 Tea Break
  • 04:30 Continue Ayurveda Therapies Session
  • 06:00 Ganga Aarti
  • 07:00 Dinner
  • 08:00 Self Study / Music Night
  • 10:00 Lights Off
  • Course prices shown above are not including accommodation. This is a short-term learning program, If you want accommodation at Haritha yogshala you have to book your stay at least 7 days before the course start. In Haritha Yogshala, we have different type of rooms available, For more information: Haritha Yogshala Accommodation >>
    At Haritha, nutritious fruits and vegetables are provided and great care is taken to ensure that they are fresh and organic. As Ayurveda suggests, understanding the nature of food is as important as Yoga to keep doshas balanced. Cooking is carried out in such a way that it improves not only the physical well-being but also the mental well-being of the person . For more information check Food at Haritha Yogshala
    Haritha Yogshala is located in the foothills of Himalayas, In the World's yoga capital Rishikesh. You can reach at Rishikesh by Bus, Taxi, Flight (Dehradun Airport), Train. For more information check Travel Guide >>
  • Hair and beauty treatments
  • Indian head massage
  • Ayurveda cooking classes
  • One to one fitness sessions
  • Thai yoga massage
  • Yoga workshops
  • Non-residential participants

  • Ayurveda theory sessions as per course schedule
  • Ayurveda practical Sessions as per course schedule
  • Ayurveda treatment sessions as per course schedule
  • Course manual
  • Herbal Tea
  • Residential participants

  • 7/14 Nights accommodation
  • 3 Meals a day
  • Herbal tea / Juice
  • Daily yoga & meditation group sessions
  • Air Transfers
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    Ayurveda Massage and Therapies Course Price, Upcoming Dates & Accommodation

    Course Dates / Prices / Availability
    Ayurveda Massage and Therapies Course (Without Accommodation)- 7 Days Dates :: Available 599 USD | 499 USD
    Ayurveda Massage and Therapies Course (With Accommodation) - 7 Days
    (Private Single Room with 3 Ayurvedic Meals a day)
    Dates :: Available 799 USD | 629 USD
    Single Room
    Single accommodation with food
    (7 Nights & 3 meal a day)
    USD($) 799
    For more information about Haritha Yogshala accommodation Click Here

    Terms & Conditions:

  • To apply for the 7 day Ayurveda Massage and Therapies Course, a non-refundable deposit of $100 or 7,000 INR is required. This amount is included in the prices listed above. You can make the remaining course fees payment after arrival to the course on the first day.
  • After successful completion, certificates are issued by Haritha Yogshala organization.
  • Classes will be from Monday to Saturday only.
  • No classes will take place on Public Holidays.
  • Please read the Frequently Asked Questions >> for more information


  • To sign up for the course, please bring a valid identity proof & 2 passport size photographs.
  • Above rates applicable from 1st July, 2018 to 31st December, 2019.
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