Ayurveda Massage in Rishikesh

Ayurvedic Massage & Therapy Certification Course in Rishikesh, India

Ayurvedic Massage Course in India takes you back to the time of Vedas where the skillful massage therapy was used as a natural remedy. Ayurveda Massage Therapy Course has earned a recent comeback to set us free from the emerging diseases naturally. This course explains the Ayurvedic therapies and massages originated from the early India. The course focuses on spreading the benefits of Ayurveda through efficient massages and numerous healing therapies. To savor the Vedic flavors experience this Ayurvedic massage training in India and become a holistic Ayurvedic Healer worldwide.

Why Ayurvedic Massage & Therapy Course Best for Beginners?

No matter which number makes your age, you are always young to set a path in the world of Ayurveda. If you are a beginner and desire to firm your feet in the holistic world of Ayurveda then you are at the right place. Ayurveda Massage and Therapy Course holds your hand to make you experience the origin of ancient therapies and Massage and prepare you as a holistic healer. Ayurveda Massage and Therapy Certification Course is a carefully designed learning program for beginners. This course flows through a sequence of effective Ayurveda Massage and therapeutic techniques. Additionally, the course simplifies the tough lessons of Ayurveda making it easy to grasp by the beginners. Furthermore, the course defines every discipline of this old Vedic science in detail to prepare you for an advanced level of learning.

Who will benefit from Ayurveda Massage Therapy Course, Rishikesh?

This Ayurveda short certification course is suitable for:

  • Beginners
  • Spa & wellness industry professionals
  • Yoga professionals
  • Spa & salon managers
  • Wellness center owners
  • Dietitians
  • Ayurveda trainers
  • Therapists
  • Doctors
  • Holistic healers
  • Self practitioner

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 that 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 therapy course at Haritha Yogshala is designed to enable you to understand basics knowledge of Ayurveda and the most important traditional Ayurvedic massage techniques along with major Ayurveda therapies.

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

Why Choose Haritha Yogshala for Ayurveda Massage Training in India?

Haritha Yogshala being the best Yoga School has a maintained standard of other programs as well. Haritha Yogshala delivers the best of the Ayurveda Massage Training in India. The green surrounding of the world's Yoga Capital-Rishikesh and the holy river the Ganges flowing in the city make Haritha a place with a pure Vedic vibe of ancient times. Rishikesh is known for its holistic healing and yogic aroma which makes Haritha Yogshala a perfect place of learning. The major Keynote for any training experiences, thus a lot of experienced Teachers at Haritha make the learning easy and effective.

Ayurveda 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 Yogic meals
  • 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.
9. Podikizhi Practical.
10. 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.

  • 07:00 Yoga Group Session
  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Ayurveda Theory Classes
  • 01:00 Lunch
  • 03:00 Ayurveda Therapies Practicals
  • 04:00 Tea Break
  • 04:30 Ayurveda Therapy Session
  • 06:00 Ganga Aarti (Optional)
  • 07:00 Dinner

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 1 month before the course. We provide different type of rooms as per comfort, For more information: Accommodation >>

At Haritha, nutritious fruits and vegetables are provided and great care is taken to ensure that they are fresh. 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
  • Sound healing (Sound Bath)
  • 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 or Indian Masala tea
  • Daily yoga & meditation group sessions

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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 Available USD($) 699 | USD($) 599
Ayurveda Massage and Therapies Course (With Accommodation) - 7 Days
(Private Single Room with 3 Ayurvedic Meals a day)
Available USD($) 899 | USD($) 749
Single Room
Single accommodation with food
(7 Nights & 3 meal a day)
USD($) 749
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Terms & Conditions:

  • To apply for the 7 day Ayurveda Massage and Therapies Course, a non-refundable deposit of $100 or 8,000 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.

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  • To sign up for the course, please bring a valid identity proof & 2 passport size photographs.
  • Above fees applicable from 1st Jan, 2023 to 31st July, 2023.

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