Intro to Ayurveda and Therapies Training Program in Haritha Yogshala

Intensive Ayurveda Training Program at Haritha Yogshala, Rishikesh, India

Suitable for spa & wellness, industry professionals, yoga professionals, spa & salon managers, wellness center owners, Ayurveda trainers and therapists, doctors, holistic healers, dietitians.

Intensive Ayurveda Training Program - Duration: 5 Days | 15 Hours

Ayurveda is a science which gives knowledge about the causes of disease, the symptoms of disease and the way to remove the causes and symptoms. Ayurveda is quite distinct from other systems of treatment and medicine.

Our Intensive Ayurveda Training Program provides the introduction of Ayurveda and therapies. It will give you knowledge on five of the most important therapies of Ayurveda which includes:

  • SHIRODHARA (Shiro means Head and Dhara means Flow)
  • ABHAYANGA (Full body medicated oil massage)
  • PODI KIZHI (Potli massage)
  • KATI BASTI (Lower back treatment)
  • UDWARTHANAM (Herbal powder massage)
  • This program will help you to gain deep insights into natural living. Our program is best for Spa & wellness center owners or managers. Anyone who is interested in the knowledge of Ayurveda or who want to include Ayurveda into their services; this program will be ideal and will help to understand the significance of Ayurveda in our lives.

    This Program includes History of Ayurveda, Philosophies, Wellness Concepts of Ayurveda, Tridosha & Panchakarma theories, and 5 main therapies (above mentioned) of Ayurveda and its practical demonstration. You will not only get to learn the theory but also will be experiencing them practically. This will be a whole package where One-hour theory class & one-hour practical demo on Ayurveda therapies of along with 5 sessions Ayurveda Treatments; make this program a perfect rejuvenation and educational package for the candidate. After successful completion of the course or workshop A certificate will be provided to each candidates.

    Course highlights:

  • Ayurveda theory sessions
  • Ayurveda practical sessions
  • Ayurveda treatment sessions
  • With Accommodation
  • Daily group Yoga, and Meditation sessions
  • Prepared raw, vegan, gourmet, and delicious meals
  • Juices, smoothies, superfoods, and herbal tea
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Daily 1 hour Theory and 1 hour Practical

    Plus a one-time Therapy Session experience of:

  • Abhyangam - 60 Mins
  • Shirodhara - 45 Mins
  • Podikizhi - 60 mins
  • Udwarthanam - 60 mins
  • Kativasti - 40 mins
  • Ayurveda: An Ancient Science of Life
  • Introduction of Ayurveda and Principals
  • Introduction to Basic Ayurvedic Physiological Principals
  • Introduction to the Anatomy of Ayurveda
  • Introduction to Basics of Ayurvedic Medicines
  • Knowledge of the common Ayurveda oils
  • Sanskrit Ayurvedic Terms
  • Intro and Practical Session on Ayurveda Therapies:-
  • 1. Abhyangam 2. Shirodhara 3. Podikizhi 4. Udwarthanam 5. Kativasti
  • Dough Preparation
  • Q&A Session.
  • Intensive Ayurveda Training Program Syllabus: Day 1 to Day 5

    Day 1 Day 2
    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.
    Abhyangam- Practical.
    Abhyangam session.
    Introduction to Basics of Ayurveda:
    1. Introduction to Panchamahabhuta (Five Elements).
    2. Tridosha Concept (Know Your Body).
    3. Sapta Dhatus (Seven Tissues).
    4. Three Malas (Waste Products).
    5. Agni : Understanding of the Vital Source of Life
    6. The concept of Health
    7. Definition of Health & Disease.
    Introduction to Shirodhara Therapy:
    1. What is Shirodhara?
    2. Benefits of Shirodhara Therapy.
    3. Types of Shirodhara Therapy.
    4. Shirodhara Procedure.
    5. Do’s and Don'ts of Shirodhara.
    6. Pre & Post requirements of Shirodhara .
    7. Contraindications of Shirodhara.
    Shirodhara - Practical.
    Shirodhara session.
    Day 3 Day 4
    Introduction to Prakriti (Ayurvedic concept of constitution)
    Ojas (vigor).
    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 Session.
    Introduction to Basics of Ayurvedic Medicines:
    1. Classical
    2. Proprietary
    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 Session.
    Day 5
    Prakriti Questionnaire.
    Introduction to Kativasti Treatment:
    1. What is Kativasti?
    2. Importance and Benefits of Kativasti Treatment,
    3. Procedure Kativasti Treatment.
    4. Do’s and Don’ts of Kativasti.
    5. Pre & Post requirements of Kativasti.
    6. Contraindications for Kativasti.
    Dough Preparation.
    Kativasti 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 will start. In Haritha Yogshala, we have different types of room 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

  • 5 Nights accommodation
  • 3 Meals a day
  • Herbal tea / Juice
  • Daily yoga & meditation session
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    Intensive Ayurveda Training Program Price, Upcoming Dates & Accommodation

    Course Dates / Prices / Availability
    Intensive Ayurveda Training Program - 5 Days Course Dates :: 1, 8, 15, 22 Every Month USD($) 285
    Single Room
    Single accommodation with food
    (5 Nights & 3 meal a day)
    USD($) 429
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    Terms & Conditions:

  • To apply for the 5 day Intensive Ayurveda Training Course, a non-refundable deposit of $50 or 3500 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.
  • Accommodation facility only available in Haritha Yogshala, Rishikesh, which is excluded in the cost.
  • After successful completion of course, certificates will be 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


  • Upon arrival at the campus, please provide a photocopy of your passport & 2 passport size photographs.
  • Above rates applicable from 1st Jan, 2019 to 31st Dec, 2019.
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