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Shirodhara Training Course

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Shirodhara is a classical Ayurvedic therapy consisting of pouring medicated oil, decoctions, milk, buttermilk and other therapeutic liquids in a continuous flow over the forehead, particularly between the eyes (on the third eye). It is a preparatory treatment of Panchakarma and independent therapy of the head region.

This therapy is indicated for disorders related to the head, neck, ears, nose, throat, and diseases of the nervous system such as headache, insomnia, lack of concentration and memory, fatigue and dizziness, among others. It helps to improve digestion, speech and sensory organs, nourishes and rejuvenates the hair and helps maintain the balance of body and mind.

What you will learn

This course offers a unique opportunity to be able to acquire specific skills in the traditional Indian therapy Shirodhara. The course consists of theoretical as well as practical knowledge with hands-on training. You will gain the practical skills required to perform Shirodhara according to your client’s individual requirements. By the end of the course, you will be able to begin offering Shirodhara treatments with confidence.

Course outline

  • Fundamental principles of Ayurveda.
  • Determine the body type (Doshas) of the client.
  • Basic principles of Ayurvedic therapies.
  • Anatomy and physiology.
  • Indications, contraindications and precautions.
  • Practical demonstrations.
  • Setting up the Shirodhara equipment.
  • The different types of Shirodhara and when to use them.
  • Preparation of different liquids used in Shirodhara.
  • Marma point application for the head and face.
  • How to perform the Shirodhara techniques quietly and comfortably.
  • How to customize Shirodhara to suit the individual and their condition.
  • Work in pairs giving and receiving Shirodhara treatments under supervision.

You will receive detailed instructional handouts of the Shirodhara treatment.

Who this course is for

  • Professionals and students linked to the area of massage, health and wellbeing.
  • Ayurvedic practitioners/students, beauty and spa therapists, health professionals and yoga teachers.
  • Others who have an interest in learning authentic Ayurvedic therapies.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites required although familiarity with Ayurveda or bodywork is beneficial.

Certification

A certificate will be issued after the successful completion of the course.
Vibrant Ayurveda is an approved training provider with International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT). On completion of this course you can become an IICT member and get access to insurance.

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