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Professional Ayurvedic Therapist Training Course

300hr residential Professional Ayurvedic Therapist Training Course

Where

Quinta do Anjo, Rua da Cabeçalta, Tomar PT 2305-180

Type of Event

  • Course

Levels

When

May 3 to
May 29
2015
06:00 amto09:00 am

Price

1,800 €

Price: 1.800€ (meals and accommodation are included. yoga classes, ayurveda training, diploma).
If you register (and pay 50%) by 31st December 2014 the price is 1.600€.
There is no refund after you register. You can use your credit for another course.

Full Description

THEORY
1.1. Panchamahabhuta
Lakshana (characteristic) of dravya – its numbers and types.
Lakshana and types of earth, water, fire, wind and ether.
Origin of mahabhutas and their internal assembling ( Parasparanupravesha)
Dosha
Detailed knowledge of sharira (body) Doshas.
Etiology, nature, properties, role, site and types of vata, pitta and kapha.
Site, qualities and role of doshas according to their sub types.
Dhaatu
· Rasa dhatu
Formation of rasa dhatu from ahara rasa. Function, site, quantity and properties of rasa dhatu. Symptoms of increased and decreased rasa dhatu.
· Rakta dhatu
Site and production of rakta dhatu. Description of raktavaha srotas. Signs of pure blood. Description of the functions of rakta dhatu. Signs and simptoms of increased and decreased rakta dhatu.
· Maamsa dhatu
Characteristics, properties, role and site of mamsavaha srotas. Signs and
symptoms of increased and decreased mamsa dhatu. · Medo dhatu
Formation, properties, function, site of medovaha srotas. Signs and symptoms of increased and decreased medo dhatu.
· Asthi dhatu
Formation, characteristics, functions of asthi dhatu. Relationship between vata and asthi dhatu. Signs and symptoms of increased and decreased asthi dhatu.
· Majja dhatu
Properties, function and site of majja dhatu. Signs and symptoms of increased and
decreased majja dhatu. · Sukra dhatu
Formation, site, characteristics of sukra dhatu. Signs and symptoms of increased and decreased sukra dhatu.
· Ojas
· Characteristics, types, quantity, function, importance and its sites.
Upadhatus
Formation, number and characteristics of upadhatus.
Malas
Number of ahara malas and dhatu malas. Formation, site and function of purisha, mutra and sveda.
History
Determination of vedic period, anaditvam (eternity) of Ayurveda.
Descendence of Ayurveda. Atreya Dhanvantari.
Great churning of ocean, manifestation of Nectar, manifestation of Dhanvantari.
Atreya and Dhanvatari schools.
Brihatraye and laghutraye.
Philosophy
Meaning of the word “Darsana” and its comprehensiveness. Origin, number and classification of Darsanas. Six Darsanas.
Srshti utpatti (origin of the universe).
1.2. Introduction to pulse and tongue diagnosis. Concept of health and disease.
Types of disease:
- Aagantaja, sharira, manasa, svabhaavika
- On basis of aadibalapravrutti
- On the basis of praakruti, vaikruti
- On the basis of anubandhya, anubandha.
- Vyadhy gaurava-laghutva
- Vyadhi nanatmaja hetu
Pancha nidaana (diagnostic therapy)
- Hetu
- Samprapti – Purvarupa – Rupa
- Upashaya
1.3 Dietetics and cooking
- Diet habits, special rules (aayatana) of food intake
- Ahara parinamkara bhaavas (factors responsible for digestion)
- Pathya and apathy ahara.
- Bad effects of food and the resultant diseases.
- Description of paachaka agni, bhoota agni and dhatva agni.
- Aara-paaka and avastha-paaka.
- Separation of saara (nutrients) and kithha ( excretory products).
- Description of mridu (soft), madhyam ( medium) and krura (hard) koshtha
(bowel).
Dravya guna
- Sapta padaartha (dravya, rasa, guna, virya, vipaaka, prabhava, karma
Swastha vritam
- The objectives of Swasth vritta.
- Characteristics of health.
- Dinacharya (day regimen) and raatricharya (night regimen).
- Rutucharya (seasonal regime).
- Dhaaraneeya and Adharaneeya Vegas ( the urges which should be held and and which should not be held).
- Upavaasa (fasting)
1.4 Bhaisaja kalpana
- Oil, syrup, ghee and vati preparations.
Dravya guna
- Gurvadi gunas
- Paradi gunas
1.5 Sanskrit alphabet

Practical Classes (100 hours)
Definition of Kaya Chikitsa
Different Types of Ayurvedic Therapies
Abhyanga (Classical ayurvedic massage)
Preparation, Procedure, Time, Duration and Benefits
Udvartanan (Massage with powdered herbs)
Preparation, Procedure, Time, Duration and Benefits
Garshan (Massage with silk gloves)
Preparation, Procedure, Time, Duration and Benefits
Padabhyanga (Foot massage)
Preparation, Procedure, Time, Duration and Benefits
Shiroabhyanga (Head massage)
Preparation, Procedure, Time, Duration and Benefits
Shirodhara (Pouring oil over the head)
Preparation, Procedure, Time, Duration and Benefits
Snehan Karma (Oleation therapy)
Definition of Snehan Karma
Snehapana – Internal oleation
Abhyanga – External oleation
Persons suitable for oleation
Persons unsuitable for oleation
Signs and Symptoms of proper oleation
Signs and Symptoms of improper oleation
Swedan Karma (Sudation therapy)
Definition of Swedan Karma
Types of sudation
Persons suitable for sudation
Persons unsuitable for sudation

Total of 300 hours
Day 3 – Arrival before lunch time (13h)
Typical day – Day 4 to 28
06:30 – Wake up
07:00 – Yoga & meditation
08:30 – Breakfast
09:00 – Ayurveda theory & practice
13:00 – Lunch
14:00 – Seva
14:30 – Ayurveda theory & practice
19:30 – Dinner
20:30 – Satsang & Self study
22:00 – Rest