Jiva Ayurveda is pleased to announce the launch of a new course—'Ayurveda and Massage'. This residential program will be held in India, and will highlight different types of Ayurvedic massages and their importance.

Jiva residential courses provide you with the opportunity to visit India and get a basic exposure to Ayurveda. They are perfect for people with limited knowledge of Ayurveda, and for those looking for practical experience in Ayurvedic therapies and treatments. Whether you are an Ayurveda student, practitioner, teacher, or simply an Ayurveda enthusiast,
you will find the hands-on approach to be engaging and enjoyable. And most
of all, by learning in India, you will truly understand the heart of Ayurveda.

December 3-8, 2007

Jiva Institute, Faridabad, Haryana, India
This residential course is for all Ayurveda enthusiasts, including Ayurveda students, practitioners and teachers; alternative & conventional medical practitioners; yoga teachers and massage therapists.
Program schedule
Date Theory Practicals
December 3 Basic Principles of Ayurveda
  • An overview of the concepts of Ayurveda to acquaint participants with the fundamentals of the science
  • Concept of Tridosha
  • Determining your body type
Ayurvedic Healing massage and steaming.

Ayurvedic Pharmacy: Preparation of Simple Ayurvedic oils/powders used for massgae
December 4 Basic concept of Massage
  • History of Massage
  • Benefits and General guidelines of Massage
  • Human Anatomy
Ayurvedic De-stress treatment.: (Shirodhara)

Ayurvedic Cooking: Preparation of Tridosha pacifying recipes and ama pacifying recipes
December 5  Massage as a part of Panchkarma
  • Description and benefits of panchkarma
  • Introduction and description of senehan and svedeana
Nourishing oil bath- a nourishing treatment for muscle and nerves

Baby massage:
Soothing and relaxing massages for babies
December 6  Understanding the Disease and Diagnostic Procedures

We will understand the term ‘disease’ and the various methods for diagnosis of the disease. This would include the examination of the patient and the examination of the diseases and their symptoms
Dry powder massage-an effective weight reducing treatment.

Navarakizhi: Special nourishing rice massage for rejuvenation of muscles and nerves
December 7  Mind in Ayurveda
  • Definition of Mind
  • Qualities of Mind
  • Functions of Mind
  • Location of Mind
  • Psychological Aspects of Health
  • The Operational Qualities of Mind
  • Determining your mind type
Kati vasti:A soothing, relaxing treatment for back problems.

Marma Massage:
Understanding the marma points and how to massage these.


December 8 Masaage and Spirituality
  • Kundalini
  • Chakras
  • Chakras and Endocrine glands
  • Description of various oils and powders used in massage for all the constitutions
Netra vasti: Relaxing treatment on the eyes and surrounding tissues. Also relaxes the brain
Program Highlights
7:00 to 8:00 Yoga class
8:00 to 9:00 Breakfast
9:30 to 11:00 Theory class
11:00 to 1:00 Practical class
1:00 to 3:00 Lunch and Rest
3:00 to 5:00 Practical class
5:00 to 5:30 Tea Break
5:30 to 6:30 Cultural Evening
6:30 to 7:30 Dinner

Course fees: $695
Includes: Workshop fees, lodging, 3 meals per day, local transportation, free Ayurvedic consultation, cultural evenings.

Also available:
Airport pickup and drop-off, Ayurvedic lifestyle plans, treatments, medicines.
Please fill out our online and send it along with the deposit of full course fees. 

For information related to program, please email us at

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