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12 week fast track Ayurvedic training course


Twelve weeks syllabus compacted in six weeks time

  • 5 hours intensive study every day compared to the regular 3 and half hours per day.
  • Students will receive 180 hours of professional training in Ayurveda
  • Inclusive of 90 hours of practical training.
  • Inhouse boarding and all three meals facility. It is mandatory for the course student to avail accomodation and meals at the institute.
  • Teaching through power-point presentations, practical lessons on live dummy .
  • Accommodation: Single room (Attached toilet/ Bath/ Hot shower/ Fan).
  • ANHC provides with toiletry, bed linen, and towels along with mosquito net for the bed and bottled drinking water.
  • Venue: Ayurvedic Natural Health Centre - Calangute, Goa, India.

    Dates of commencement of the course: We offer regular courses throughout the year subject to the number of students. Please contact us so we can check available dates for your chosen course.

    Course: Intensive Ashtanga Ayurveda Training Course
    Course Contact Hours: 5 hours (300 minutes) per day on all weekdays, except on Sundays
    Course duration: 6 weeks
    Course Faculty: B.A.M.S-Bachelor in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery a 5 & = years institutional course in ayurveda.
    Venue: Ayurvedic Natural Health Centre-Goa, India. (Calangute)
    Course Fee: Tuition: € 1250 Accom: € 450 Meals:€ 400
    Total Tariff: € 210 This tariff includes

    • Transport to and fro the Dabolim airport Goa
    • Accomodation
    • Meals

    This tariff does not include

    • Insurance
    • Laundry
    • Flight
    • Sightseeing
    • Internet Facility

    Eligibility for the course :

    • An individual who would like to enhance the knowledge of holistic health practice.
    • An individual who would like to incorporate the ayurvedic health service in ones regular healing procedure/practice.
    • An individual who would like to set up a new ayurvedic centre.
    • An individual who would like to learn the wonders of the herbs.
    • An individual who would like to learn the in and outs of Indian Art of healing.
    • An individual who would like to master the art of constitutional analysis of the human body type.

    Gains at the end of the course :

    • Certification at the end of successful completion of the course.
    • The 6 weeks course is a comprehensive programme of learning which provides the learner with the opportunity to acquire health assessment and diagnostic skills of tri-dosha (vata/ pitta/ kapha) type, knowledge of treatments and an ability to appraise their effectiveness in maintaining the health and well being of the individual.
    • The learner will emerge from this programme with an understanding of the scope of their knowledge and skills, and a commitment to taking continued responsibility for self-development as a therapist of the ayurvedic system of healthcare.
    • ANHC envisage this certification to be a platform for further education and practice, which would eventually lead to be a diploma or degree holder of the ayurvedic system and get accredited to the association of ayurvedic practitioners at global ayurvedic bodies.

    Training Schedule (subject to change)

    • 9.30 pm to 11.45 am - Theory session
    • 11.45 am to 12.00 noon- Break
    • 12.00 noon to 2.30 pm - Practical session

    Please note: Faculty for course are subject to change.

    • 7.00 am - Light Breakfast
    • 9.00 am - Main Breakfast
    • 12.00 noon - Snacks
    • 1.00 pm - Lunch
    • 6.30 pm - Dinner

    Please note: Except for only a single student for the course, the course participants will be live dummy for the practical session.

    Theory Syllabus For 12 Weeks Course

    • Objectives of ayurveda
    • Definition of health in ayurveda
    • Eight specialities of ayurveda
    • Basic and primordial elements of universe and the human body
    • Three humours (doshas)
    • Daily routine
    • Seasonal routine
    • Dhatus and malas
    • Rasas (6 tastes)
    • Introduction to Prakruti (body constitution)
    • Diet, sleep and sex three pillars of life
    • Natural urges
    • Method of ayurvedic formulations
    • Medicinal use of common herbs and spices
    • Dietics in ayurveda
    • Introduction to panchakarma
    • Vaman - Induced Vomittiing
    • Virechan - Induced Purgation
    • Rasayan therapy - Enhancement of Immunity
    • Vajikaran therapy - Aphrodiasc treatment
    • Dhatusaratva - Nutrition of body tissues

    Ayurvedic Beauty (Theory Syllabus)

    • Definition of beauty
    • Body and its appearances
    • Ayurvedic approach to beauty and body maintenance
    • Factors that affect beauty
    • Protection of beauty
    • Complexion
    • Glow
    • Wrinkles
    • Pimples
    • Scar
    • Dark patch
    • Stretch marks
    • Hair packs
    • Professional etiquette
    • Social conducts

    Practical Syllabus For 12 Weeks Course

    • Oil and its types
    • Shiroabhyanga - Head massage
    • Padabhyanga- feet massage
    • Katiabhyanga - Back massage
    • Ayurvedic oil massage
    • Abhyanga
    • Shirodhara
    • Mardan
    • Unmardan
    • Samvahan
    • Powder massage
    • Shirobasti
    • Janu vasti, Hrid vasti, Kati vasti, Manya vasti
    • Netra tarpan
    • Anjan
    • Nasya
    • Rakta mokshan
    • Basti - medicated enema
    • Karnapuran
    • Lep
    • Shirodhara - Decoction
    • Shirodhara - milk
    • Pichu
    • Swedan (steam)
    • Taap swed
    • Ushna taap swed
    • Nadi swed
    • Steam box
    • Leaf Khizi
    • Powder Khizi
    • Sand khizi
    • Navarakizzhi

    Ayurvedic Beauty (Practical Syllabus)

    • Facial
    • Home remedies for beauty problem
    • Skin packs
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Hair packs

    UK Accredited courses

    UK Accredited certificate

    Ayurveda Health Package

    How was the course

    Beauty organisations

    Federation of Holistic Therapists accredited
    Seven and fourteen day courses accredited by the above.


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    UK Complementary Therapist, Author and Tutor
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