Instructor: Patricia Kulish
This 18 hour introduction to Ayurveda bundle is comprised of three individual classes. Book one, two, or three classes. Early bird pricing is available through the MONDAY before the class. Each class will cost $125 after early bird pricing. The classes are as follows:
Introduction to Ayurveda: Abhyanga - 6 Hours - $125
(Traditional Indian Oil Massage for Face and Scalp)
offered Sunday from 8AM - 2PM
Step into a different world and discover the ancient healing modalities of Ayurveda from India. We will learn a brief history of Ayurveda and some of it's practices and philosophies. Client evaluation, treatment indications and contraindications will be discussed. We will also cover scope of practice, marketing and incorporating this service into your clientele. New facial massage technique based on Ayurveda will be demonstrated and practiced. Choosing the correct oils, essential oils, technique, depth, and tempo will be discussed. Class will include power point, lecture, hand outs, demonstration and guided hands on practice. All students will give and receive an Abhyanga treatment.
*Bring massage linens, 2 bath towels (medium or large sized), 2 hand towels, your favorite massage lubricant and an unused trash bag. Essential oils, massage tables and class materials provided.
Introduction to Ayurveda: Shirodhara - 6 Hours - $125
(Pouring Oil on the Third Eye)
offered Sunday from 2PM - 8PM
This ancient treatment is the utmost in relaxation and luxury. A simple and streamlined approach for you to use in your massage room will be demonstrated. Class includes power point and hand outs with discussion of Ayurvedic principles and history, client evaluation and treatment, indications and contraindications, trouble-shooting problems and marketing this service. Preparatory Massage and Shirodhara will be demonstrated and each student will give and receive a service.
*Bring massage linens, 2 large bath towels, a medium bath towel, hair clip, wash cloth, and 2 unused trash bags. Massage tables, Shirodhara equipment, essential oils and class materials provided. We will use water in place of the oil for this class.
Introduction to Ayurveda: Doshic Facial Massage - 6 Hours - $125
offered Monday from 8AM - 2PM
This fun and informative class builds on the concepts of Abhyanga and Shirodhara to create a fantastic customized facial massage and masking treatment for the client. Ayurvedic modalities and history will be presented as well as client evaluation, indications, contraindications and customizing the session. Scope of practice, marketing and problem solving will be discussed. We will be creating masks from natural ingredients and learning a new facial massage technique specific to the client. Class includes power point, lecture, hand outs, demonstration and guided practice. Each student will evaluate his/her client, create a custom mask (with necessary supervision), and perform the Doshic Facial Massage. Each student will also receive a Doshic Facial Massage Treatment. Essential oils, mask ingredients, massage tables and class materials provided.
*Bring massage linens, 2 bath towels, 6 hand towels and an unused trash bag.
Register early (by April 13th) and take all these classes for just $300! Learn 3 new massage protocols in the 18 hours!
Call ASM at 479-648-0021 to book an individual class, or to book two classes together.