Kiramāyurveda

Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner/BCTMB/LMT/ACE Personal Trainer/E-RYT200

Continuing Education

This program introduces the basic principles of Ayurvedic medicine and the application(s) of practical knowledge used for the profession of massage therapy. The treatment sequence(s) presented can be used with clients who are able to lay on a massage table, or can be adapted into a modified table/ or seated treatment. There is a strong emphasis on quality and applied methods of touch.

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142 Main St. Suite 410
Nashua , NH 03060

 

Course I: Intro to Ayurveda and (1) Therapist Abhyaṅga, Intro to Herbal Theory

This program introduces the basic principles of Ayurvedic medicine and the applications of practical knowledge used for the profession of massage therapy. Abhyaṅga is the classical massage technique used either as a pre-treatment before Panchakarma or as a stand-alone treatment. There is a strong emphasis on quality and applied methods of touch. Students will learn how to sequence and create an individualized abhyanga session. Students will gain knowledge of Ayurvedic assessment tools and practice Trividha Parīkṣā (Threefold Investigative Methods) with other class participants.  This program includes case studies and hours of ethics relating to working with energy and intuition. Course 1 is a pre-requisite for all other coursework in this series.

Dates: May 3-5th, 2019 (Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday/Sunday 9am-5pm)

Cost: $450.00  NCBTMB 20 CE 

 

Course II: Garshana, Udvartana and ShiroMukha Bliss Treatment, Herbal Theory 2

This course builds upon the knowledge from Course 1 and introduces us to ama reducing techniques as well as a Head, Neck and Ear sequence formally known as ShiroMukha Abhyaṅga.  Garshana (pronounced gar-shan) is known as dry brushing and Udvartana (pronounced Uud-Vart-tana) enlist the use of DIY made herbal pastes applied to the body. These techniques allow the therapist to provide an alternative massage skill to their growing practice. Students will learn how to sequence and create an individualized session per each technique. Students will gain knowledge of Ayurvedic assessment tools and practice Trividha Parīkṣā (Threefold Investigative Methods) with other class participants.  This program includes case studies and hours of ethics relating to working with energy and intuition

Dates: May 31st-June 2nd  (Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday/Sunday 9am-5pm)

Cost: $450.00 NCBTMB 20 CE  Registration Opens May 1st, 2019

 

Course III: Marma Chikitsa, Shodhana/ Protocols, Herbal Theory 3

This course builds upon the basic knowledge from the Introduction to Ayurvedic principles and delves deeper into the subtle therapies of marma(vital energy point). We discuss the history, usage, traditions and cultures surrounding this modality and how is it currently used as palliative care technique with clients. We also discuss the similarities/differences on TCM and Ayurveda based on knowledge of srotāmsi (pathways). These techniques allow the therapist to provide a complementary massage skill to their growing practice. Students will learn how to sequence and create an individualized session per doṣha gati (movement of doshas). Students will gain knowledge of Ayurvedic assessment tools and practice Trividha Parīkṣā (Threefold Investigative Methods) with other class participants.  This program includes case studies and hours of ethics relating to working with energy and intuition.

Dates: TBD

Cost: $595.00 NCBTMB 28 CE 

 

Course IIII: Dual (2) therapist treatments: Abyhanga 2, Visesh, Herbal Theory 4

This program builds upon the basic principles of Ayurvedic medicine for the profession of massage therapy. Abhyaṅga is the classical massage technique used either as a pre-treatment before Panchakarma or as a stand-alone treatment. In this course, we partner with another therapist to create an multi skilled and coordinated massage for the individual client. Whether you work in a spa setting or have a shared professional practice, the Dual Therapist Abhyaṅga will enhance the experience of luxurious healing for your clients. Four hands create an emphasis on quality touch. Students will learn how to coordinate, sequence and create an individualized abhyanga session. This segment build upon our Community Creative Learning techniques.  We will also delve deeper into Vishesh (deep tissue) massage protocols. Students will gain knowledge of Ayurvedic assessment tools and practice Trividha Parīkṣā (Threefold Investigative Methods) with other class participants.  This program includes case studies and hours of ethics relating to working with energy and intuition.

Dates: TBD

Cost: $450.00 NCBTMB 20 CE  Registration open soon!

Note:Completion of all (4) course work approved from NCBTMB will award total of 88 clock hours. Course #1, #2, and #4 each award 20 CE hours. Course #3 Marma Cikitsā awards 28 CE hours approved by The National Certification Board of Massage and Bodywork.

*Test out practicums will be offered bi annually ( 2 times per year).* Final 20 hours incorporated for student test out practicum exam, final written exam, clinical integration project and home study completion required. To obtain the CE certificate for this course, attendance must be above 95%. The students may spend lunch hour with the instructor reviewing material and fielding questions. The course consists of lecture, interactive lab, group participation, individual assessment and homework. This is an introductory course on Ayurveda for massage therapists/bodyworkers pursuing continuing education credits. This course adheres to the required competencies set by both the  NCBTMB and NAMA per state/national guidelines. The following course description(s) is an outline of the learning objectives and outcomes, methods and/or protocols required for a student, therapist or counselor for the purpose of their profession; applicable to the scope of practice of each individual.

- (4) Hours Allowed for Test Out Practicum. Students will perform (2) pre designed 90 min massages. Each session should have 15 minutes allowed for pre-assessment intake and 15 minutes allowed for post treatment intake. You will be tested on live subjects. Please consider your client when designing a massage session for them. You will be applying the skill set learned from the Course 1 and your choice of 2,3 or 4. 

- Clinical Integration Project will require completion of additional (10) PE ( Patient Encounters) with written case studies. To learn more about case studies please read here >http://http://ayurvedaresearchusa.org/resources/all-about-case-studies/
 

10% Homework Assignments
( to be turned in on Day One of each new course)          

70% Practical Application/ Practice sessions with partner(s)                                       

10% Case studies                                                                                                  

10% Final Theory Test                                                                                           

A passing grade is 70% is required in order to be awarded CE units

Completion will award the student a certificate of completion for Ayurvedic Bodyworker. Ayurvedic Bodyworker Program hours will total 108 hours (88 NCBTMB approved/ 20 Non NCBTMB aproved).