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Abhyanga Snehana: A Self-Oiling Workshop

Abhyanga Snehana is an Oil Massage that can be done at home for stress relief.

Join Ayurvedic Health Counselor, yoga instructor and MuktaDance™ creator Maritza Vargas Reyes and learn how to create a soothing personal ayurvedic practice that holds tremendous benefits for body, mind, emotions and spirit.


3618 SW Alaska Street., Seattle WA, US 98126

Type of Event

  • Workshop



Jul 21
14:00 pmto16:00 pm

A special two-hour workshop on Sunday, July 21 starting at 2



Full Description

Abhyanga (Sanskrit: अभ्यंग "oil massage") is a form of Ayurvedic medicine that involves massage of the body with warm oil. Sneha means Love. Abhyanga Snehana is a Self Care Oil Massage that can be done as part of a stress-relieving therapy. Through this therapeutic massage you will experience a profound sense of calm and connection to your inner being.

In this experiential workshop, you will learn through practice:

How to do Abhyanga -Snehana with warm oils
The benefits of this Self-Care Oiling Massage
How to identify your Inborn Constitution

Early bird registration: $35 through July 20
Day of: $40 at door

Bring a sleeveless shirt, shorts or pants that can be rolled-up, socks and a medium-large size towel that you won’t mind getting a bit oily. Maritza will provide the oils, cups and paper towels for each participant. Participants will also receive a written summary of the workshop plus suggested guidelines on how to continue the practice at home. The workshop includes presentation and discussion, along with a full Abhyanga practice.

About Maritza Vargas Reyes

Maritza is an Ayurvedic Health Counselor and Yoga Teacher, Kripalu Center and the creator of MuktaDance™. She teaches from the Heart, a place that connects directly to the experience of breath and motion. She guides her classes in a dynamic and profound way: non-judgmental, full of compassion, respect, knowledge and understanding of everyone’s sacred space and needs.
"I work with enthusiasm every day to maintain and enhance my teachings so I can serve you better."