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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


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