6 Hour CE Course
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Ayurveda is one of the oldest systems of health and healing in the world. Learn how Ayurvedic massage helps balance the body and mind. Through clear language and beautiful illustrations, this home study CE course describes how an expert practitioner performs Ayurvedic assessment and massage for a variety of clients including those who are pregnant, in labor, in postpartum and providing infant care. This course includes the benefits, key terms, indications and contraindications for Ayurvedic massage and recipes for creating your own Ayurvedic fragrant oils, nourishing facial creams, masks and clay baths. Applicable to all types of practice and especially valuable for MTs who provide spa services and a valuable reference guide for future use.
|Ayurvedic Massage Key Terms and Concepts||
|Ayurvedic Principles of Massage; Marmas and Their Positions||1 hour|
|Indications and Benefits of Ayurvedic Massage||0.5 hour|
|Factors that Affect Common Imbalances||1 hour|
|Glossary, Resources and Supply Sources|
|Open-book Test and Course Evaluation||0.5 hour|
I enjoyed the detail and interesting facts.
Barbara, San Francisco
This was a very informative book that inspired me and added to my knowledge of Ayurveda.
Jennifer Peterson, HHP, San Diego, CA
Fabulous course. Ayurvedic information I had not come across before. Author's in depth knowledge and intimacy with these teachings was evident and appreciated.
B. Budesheim, LMT, NCTMB
It was a wonderful course and it taught me a great deal about essential oils and to realize how many different interesting fields are out there for massage!
C. Jordan, LMT, NCTMB
This is a very informative and convenient home course that I plan to incorporate in my future massages. The ayurvedic recipes are helpful. The course book is easy to follow and has a good flow. I was able to preprint the test to study by before taking the final online test. I will use this service again.
L. Whaley, LMT
Great content to introduce someone to Ayurvedic Massage. Learned enough to put into practice quickly!
J. Tick, LMT, NCTMB
I really enjoyed this course as I have a great interest in learning as much as I can to help my clients and to be able to give them the type of care that I believe they need.
C. Stock, NCTMB
I found this course extremely educational and enjoyable. I would encourage others to take this course and feel confident in the quality of all the courses offered.
J. Diaz, LMT
This course was so powerful to me I might just change my college major! This is an insanely useful approach to natural healing and massage.
There was a lot of useful information for a massage therapist.
Lisa Madsen, LMT, NCTMB
Sparked my interest to learn more about this.
Helen Willis-Waltrup, LMT
I have already begun to put techniques of Ayurvedic Massage into practice. It has made an excellent change, after 11 years of practice!
Melinda Curgan, LMT
It was a perfect class for a new mom. Mahalo!
Deja Parrent, LMT
Material arrived quickly and was much better than I anticipated. Very interesting and informative.
Andrea Loewy, CMT, NCTMB
The course helped me focus on the most important information for practicing Ayurvedic massage.
Great course! Thank you!
Cynthia Huffman, LMT
I enjoyed this course. I was able to go at my own pace and found that I went quite quickly through the material. I will be using this information to enhance my clients' massage programs.
Ruthay Coney, RMT
Awesome and easy to take! I enjoyed this course very much and would love to take more that you guys offer next renewal!
Ryan Jones, LMT
Very good and informative class.
Donelle Mann, LMT
The two courses I took were amazing.
Laurie Bauer, LMT
I loved this class!! Gave me new insites to massage!! I will deffinitily have a varity of oils on hand!!
Victoria Jackson, CMT, LMT, NCTMB
I really enjoyed this course. Excellent content. Opens new doors. I will use it in my practice. Thank You!
Guylaine Dube Long, LMT, NCTMB
I both enjoyed this course and learned a great deal from it.
Cynthia Marie Hayes, LMT, NCTMB
I have always been attracted to Ayurvedic practices and principles and appreciate this course. It was perfect in it's detail and not too overwhelming that I was able to understand the text. Thank you. I enjoyed it very much! I look forward to my continued studies with you in the future.
Deborah Caudle, CMT
Loved it! I can't wait to share!
Excellent course, this will be most useful in my practice.
Brooke Brasier, LMT
It was a great course and I would recommend to a friend.
Anthony Harrison, LMT
Darline Fox, LMT, NCTMB
Wonderful class... very insightful!
Joleen Johnson, LMT, NCTMB
Thank you, very informative!
Rebecca Agra, LMT
Love being able to take courses and tests online.
Denise Kotulak, NCTMB
This has been my favorite at home course so far, I've learned so much about Ayurveda, I can't wait to add Ayurvedic Massage to my practice. Thanks so much.
Adriana Jackson, LMT
Very interesting, enjoyable, useful.
Sharon Miller, LMT
Information provided was great! I can't wait to start using some of these techniques in my own massage. I especially liked the different massage oil recipes and their uses!
Megan Simons, LMT, NCTMB
I am glad to have the text to refer back to for information. This course was very informative. The recipes for the oils used will be extremely helpful in my practice.
Theresa Kay Valentin, LMT, NCTMB
The book was very informative and easy to understand. The techniques were easy to follow. Thanks!
Andrea Brueske, LMT
I believe that this course was very helpful and helped reground my thoughts about massage. I feel that this is helpful, and refreshing for all therapist.
Mary E. Decker, LMT, NCTMB
I love it. It was very interesting to see how different ayurvedic and western massage are.
Sasha Cartwright, LMT
I found the course to be very informative and the materials were very easy to understand.
Kimberly S. Lauren, LMT
The Ayurvedic massage course is not typically available on site, so this home study course was perfect. I enjoyed learning about the massage techniques, oils, and the principles of Ayurvedic massage.
Bette Isereau, LMT
I am delighted with this course and the education I was able to receive because of it. I look forward to the next time I can use the Institute for my continuing education needs!
Helen Neumann, LMT
I was really surprised by the descriptions of the hand-on portion of the course. Easy to read and understand. I have a much broader understanding of Ayurveda and the marma points. Thank you.
Amy Dittsworth, LMT
Good course, material was easy to follow.
Rena Hach, LMT
Appreciated being able to complete CEs using a book I already owned. It helped me to finish reading the material and I did discover new ideas for massage oils and essential oils.
Deborah Layton, LMT, NCTMB
I have always enjoyed adding the course books to my library. I enjoyed the flexibility of the learning materials.
Pamela S. Dick, LMT
Great topic!!! I love the eastern traditional ideas regarding massage and medicine. Love acupressure and traditional tai massage info too. Thanks!
Carrie Bobis, LMT
Although I may not be able to jump into doing Ayurvedic Massage practices, the information and reminders about how there are so many different massage techniques around the world was important and interesting. This is a good course to get people interested in taking more of the appropriate amount of lessons in the subject matter.
Jody Cross, LMT
Clear materials, ease of learning facilitated by your presentation and good reference materials for the future were provided. Thanks
Gail M. Hutchinson, LMT, BCTMB
course was great, will continue to use your courses to fulfill my ceu requirements.
Donna Sharp, LMT
this course was to the point and peaked my interest in Ayurvedic massage fundamentals.
David Dierkes, LMT, BCTMB
If you are at all interested in Ayurvedic Massage this is an excellent start and resource.....very well presented...Thank you
Barbara Shannon, LMT, BCTMB
The materials and test for this course were excellent! Everything was clear and easy to understand. The layout invited me to learn more. I enjoyed this course completely!
Laura Deisz, CMT, BCTMB
I really enjoyed reading this book. It was easy on the eyes to read. It was very interesting and I was surprised how much knowledge I gained about Ayruvedic Massage. I had no idea prior to taking this course what Ayurvedic Massage was. It had my attention so much that one night I read the book until after midnight. I am very anxious to start using this massage in my practice and on me.
Linda Lee Fusco, LMT
Excellent course, I love this formula!
Another great course - quality content and materials. Thank you!
Catherine Burton, LMT, BCTMB
Oil and Dosha Chart
Aggravated (or Dominant) Dosha Primary Oil
Kapha Mustard or olive oil
(Ayurvedic Massage: Traditional Indian Techniques for Balancing Body and Mind by Harish Johari, 1996, p. 25)
When the kapha/mucus dosha is dominant, ___ oil should be used for massage.
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