Training Academy

Ayurvedic treatments have profound benefits without any side effects commonly found in western medicines. It is widely practiced in Kerala, India with profound natural and holistic benefits.

The aim of Kerala Ayurveda Academy is to pursue excellence in the application of the training of this rare and unique modality. We aim to provide the highest standards of professional massage teaching as well as a structure and support for our students to learn, grow and have a greater understanding of wellbeing.

The main objective of these courses is to provide you with a high-quality Authentic Ayurveda program as practiced traditionally in India. The training programs will give you many successful results with regards to your health and wellbeing which are based on important Ayurvedic aspects that can be used and implemented in your daily life. The Training program is specifically designed and implemented keeping in mind the ease of understanding with hands-on practical knowledge as passed on for generations.

Candidates shall undergo a course of professional study taught by qualified Ayurveda doctors and experienced Kerala Ayurveda therapists having in excess of 15 years’ experience.

Kerala Ayurveda
Kerala Ayurveda

Massage, Podi Kizhi, Sirodhara Training Courses

The Therapist Training is 90% practical and is focussed around demonstration by a qualified Ayurveda Doctor and Therapist, student practice and feedback. This interactive learning allows students to experience the benefits of the treatment first hand and quickly correct mistakes that might come from learning each technique properly. After completing all levels there will be an opportunity to treat patients at one of our Kerala Ayurveda Centres.

Massage (Abhyanga) Training

Course Overview

Basic Ayurveda

  • Origin of Ayurveda history
  • Branches of Ayurveda
  • Importance of Ayurveda
  • Concepts of Dosha

Ayurveda Philosophy

  • Concepts of body, mind and soul and their relationships
  • Concepts of health and wellbeing

Anatomy of Head

  • Structure of head
  • Overview of the bones of head

Philosophy of Head

  • Overview of brain and its function

Head Massage

  • What is a Ayurveda massage
  • Benefits of Ayurveda massage
  • Indication
  • Contradictions
  • How perform massage
  • Health & Safety when conducting a Ayurveda massage
  • Utensils used
  • Preparation before a massage
  • Main procedure
  • Considerations after massage

Basic Anatomy of Neck

  • Bones in neck
  • Muscles in neck
  • Important nerves

Physiology of Neck

  • Functions
  • Importance

Basic Anatomy of Shoulder

  • Bones of Shoulder
  • Shoulder joint muscles

Anatomy of Feet

  • Bones of Feet
  • Muscles of Feet
  • Function of Feet

Massage of Neck, Shoulder & Feet

  • Importance of how to perform a massage
  • Benefits of neck, shoulder and feet massage
  • Indication
  • Contradictions
  • How perform massage
  • Health & Safety when conducting a

Ayurveda massage

  • Utensils used
  • Preparation before a massage
  • Main procedure
  • Considerations after massage

Basic Anatomy of Lower Back

  • Muscles
  • Bones
  • Functions
  • Importance

Basic Anatomy of the Leg

  • Important muscles
  • Bones
  • Functions

Benefits of Massages (Full Body)

  • Importance of how to perform a full body massage
  • Benefits of full body massage
  • Indication
  • Contradictions
  • How perform massage
  • Health & Safety when conducting a full body Ayurveda massage
  • Utensils used
  • Preparation before a massage
  • Main procedure
  • Considerations after massage

Things You’ll Learn

– To give a full Ayurveda massage.
– Safety measures on how to position yourself to avoid injury.
– Indications and contra-indications for each technique.
– Principles of the integrated approach of Anatomy related to Ayurveda (based on the pressure points).
– Knowledge of how to choose different oils according to body constitution.
– Business advice on how to build a clientele and manage a massage practice.
– Best practices for an Ayurveda therapist.
– The theoretical and practical training will be delivered exclusively by Ayurvedic physicians with years of clinical practice and senior Ayurvedic Therapists who specialise in Panchakarma treatments; all practicing continuously in the well established Kerala Ayurveda Centres.

Duration & Course Levels

The Ayurveda Massage Therapy courses is broken down as follows:

3 LEVELS
9 DAYS
45 HRS

Certificate

Following session tests a certificate is given at the end of the training courses.

Cost

Each course level has a certain level of hours and training attributed, please see detailed course overviews for more details.

Early Bird – £900 (31 July 2019) thereafter £1050

Dates

The 9 day course is broken up into 3 sections.

Walsall Dates – 4&5 Sep, 9-11 Sep, 16-19 Sep

Leeds Dates – 21&22 Oct, 28-30 Oct, 4-7 Nov

Courses we offer

Kerala Ayurveda

Massage Training

Podi Kizhi

Kerala Ayurveda

Shirodhara

What do our clients say?

“I want to thank you for such a most wonderful time at your centre. I do so appreciate the wonderful care that you showed. Your sensitivity to our individual needs was superb. I will not forget the wonderful experience that we had.”

Contact Us

If you would like to discuss treatments or had a question please fill out this form or call the numbers listed below.

Leeds: 0113 265 3066
Walsall: 01922 649494

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