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Learn the ancient healing art of Ayurveda with Gaiatri

The wisdom of Ayurveda is over 5000 years old and offers a path to health and wellbeing.  Ayurveda is the Sanskrit word for “knowledge of life” embracing the Mind, Body and Spirit connection.  Ayurveda offers lifestyle practises that we can integrate into our daily lives, through massage, yoga and nutrition.

Gaiatri Ayurveda and Yoga was founded by Natasha Marchant, a Complementary Practitioner and Yoga teacher with over 20 years of experience of working with the profound healing wisdom of these ancient teachings.

Gaiatri offer professional training courses for Complementary Practitioners, Spa and Beauty Therapists who would like to offer Ayurveda to their clients.  Our courses are accredited with the Federation of Holistic Therapists, the UK’s largest multi-disciplinary governing body for Holistic practitioners.





 

 

Gaiatri Ayurveda Professional Training Courses

Ayurvedic Massage Training

Gaiatri Metta Healing

Gaiatri Mardana – Ayurvedic Acupressure Massage

Gaiatri Soundaryam Vardhini – Ayurvedic Facial

2 day Ayurvedic Spa Treatment Training Course

Gaiatri Ayurvedic Aromatherapy

Gaiatri Ayurvedic Nutrition

 

 

 

Ayurvedic Massage Training

Course Content

Origins of Ayurveda
Ayurvedic Physiology
Panchamahabhutas – the 5 Elements
Pancha Vayus – the 5 Vayus (energies)
Gunas – the 3 energies of Sattva, Rajas and Tamas
Dhatus and Srotas – Body tissues and Channels
Doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha Constitutions
Chakra, Nadis and Marmas – the energy centres
Ayurvedic Massage Techniques and Routines
Ayurvedic practises for the practitioner

Shirodhara – Third eye treatment
Shirobhyanga - Ayurvedic Head Massage
Pinda Sweda – Herbal Poultice Massage
Padabhyanga – Massage of Feet and Legs
Hastabhyanga – Massage of Hands and Arms
Peethabhyanga - Ayurvedic Back Massage
Marma Abhyanga – Body massage
Mukhabhyanga - Ayurvedic Facial Massage
Param Artha Satya – 3 hour Ayurvedic Ritual.

Duration – 3 days  9.30am – 5.00pm
Cost - £395.00
Pre requisite – A&P, Massage qualification.

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Gaiatri Metta Healing  

Course Content

Origins of Ayurveda
Ayurvedic Physiology
Panchamahabhutas – the 5 Elements
Pancha Vayus – the 5 Vayus (energies)
Gunas – the 3 energies of Sattva, Rajas and Tamas
Dhatus and Srotas – Body tissues and Channels
Doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha Constitutions
Chakra, Nadis and Marmas – the energy centres
Gaiatri Metta Healing technique and routine
Ayurvedic practises for the practitioner


Duration – 1 day  9.30am – 5.00pm
Cost - £85.00
Pre requisite – experience of hands on therapy, such as Indian Head Massage/Reflexology/Massage.

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Gaiatri Mardana - Ayurvedic Acupressure Massage

Course Content

Origins of Ayurveda
Ayurvedic Physiology
Panchamahabhutas – the 5 Elements
Pancha Vayus – the 5 Vayus (energies)
Gunas – the 3 energies of Sattva, Rajas and Tamas
Dhatus and Srotas – Body tissues and Channels
Doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha Constitutions
Chakra, Nadis and Marmas – the energy centres
Gaiatri Mardana technique and routine
Ayurvedic practises for the practitioner

Duration – 1 day  9.30am – 5.00pm
Cost - £85.00
Pre requisite – Reflexology/Massage.

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Gaiatri Soundaryam Vardhini – Ayurvedic Facial

Course Content

Origins of Ayurveda
Ayurvedic Physiology
Panchamahabhutas – the 5 Elements
Pancha Vayus – the 5 Vayus (energies)
Gunas – the 3 energies of Sattva, Rajas and Tamas
Dhatus and Srotas – Body tissues and Channels
Doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha Constitutions
Chakra, Nadis and Marmas – the energy centres
Skin types and treatment
Soundaryam Vardhini routine
Ayurvedic practises for the practitioner

Duration – 1 day  9.30am – 5.00pm
Cost - £85.00
Pre requisite – Reflexology/Massage.

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2 day Ayurvedic Spa Treatment Training Course

Course Content

Origins of Ayurveda
Ayurvedic Physiology
Panchamahabhutas – the 5 Elements
Pancha Vayus – the 5 Vayus (energies)
Gunas – the 3 energies of Sattva, Rajas and Tamas
Dhatus and Srotas – Body tissues and Channels
Doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha Constitutions
Chakra, Nadis and Marmas – the energy centres
Ayurvedic Spa treatment techniques and routines
Ayurvedic practises for the practitioner

Pinda Sweda – Herbal Poultice Massage
Udvartana – Detoxification Spa treatment
Marma Abhyanga Snanam - Massage and Detox

Garshana - Exfoliation Techniques

Duration – 2 days  9.30am – 5.00pm
Cost - £245.00
Pre requisite – A&P, Massage qualification.

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Gaiatri Ayurvedic Aromatherapy

Gaiatri Ayurvedic Aromatherapy is an advanced training course for qualified Aromatherapists.  This training day is also open to massage practitioners who will be able to work with pre-blended oils.  This is a wonderful opportunity to bring a new insight to the joys of working with essential oils and the wisdom of the ancient healing art of Ayurveda.

Course Content

Theory of the three Gunas and the five Elements.
Theory of the three Dosha’s, Kapha, Vata, Pitta.
Theory of the Dhatus; tissues of the body, Srotas; energy pathways, Chakras; energy centres and Marma points.
Applying Ayurvedic insight to the use of essential oils and carrier oils.
Practical Marma point massage to energise, calm or rebalance the Doshas. Ayurvedic practices for the practitioner

 

Duration – 1 day  9.30am – 5.00pm
Cost - £85.00
Pre requisite – A&P, Massage qualification.

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Gaiatri Ayurvedic Nutrition

A personal development workshop.

Workshop Content

Origins of Ayurveda
Ayurvedic Physiology
Panchamahabhutas – the 5 Elements
Gunas – the 3 energies of Sattva, Rajas and Tamas
Dhatus and Srotas – Body & Plant tissues and Channels
Doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha Constitutions
Mantra and Yantra
Ayurvedic approach to Nutrition
Understanding Ayurvedic herbs for health
Making Ayurvedic Churnas, chutneys and dips
Ayurvedic recipes and menu planning for the seasons 

Duration – 1 days  10.00am – 4.00pm
Cost - £55.00

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