Ayurveda massage training

Training goal

The Ayurveda practitioner is a professional able to work and collaborate along side the official medicine in order to promote the well-being and psycho-physical balance of the individual considered as a whole. In an increasingly chaotic stressful world, and therefore a source of psychosomatic disorders, the Ayurveda practitioner will be able to understand and, therefore, to respond adequately to the customers’ needs using different techniques which are based on a holistic and complex vision of the human being. The skills acquired will enable the operator to identify the problems, analyze them and address them appropriately.
Ayurveda massage* is enveloping, stimulating and regenerating; it gives strength and energy by allowing harmonization of the vital functions.

Career opportunities

The Ayurveda practitioner operates in spas, wellness centers, spas, hotels, tourist and holiday resorts, fitness centers, as an employee in “Bio Energy” schools or as self-employed.

Training program

Level I


  • The origins of Ayurveda
  • The causes of the imbalance according to Ayurveda philosophy
  • Ethics and behavior

Ayurveda Abhyanga Massage*

  • Prakriti, the Ayurveda constitutions
  • Massage* practice, face up
  • Massage* practice, face down
  • Full massage* practice

Relaxing Ayurveda Massage*

  • Introduction to Massage*
  • Benefits of Massage*
  • Massage* practice, face up
  • Massage* practice, face down
  • Full massage* practice

Ayurveda Massage and Joints

  • Analysis of the joints according to the muscle tendino channels
  • Full sequence while face up
  • Full Sequence lateral position
  • Full sequence while face down
  • Complete sequence while receiver is sitting

Level II

Arterial Ayurveda Massage*

  • Sira (veins) and dhamani (arteries) in Ayurveda physiology
  • Full sequence while lying on the back and belly

Draining Ayurveda Massage*

  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Herbal preparation for drainage
  • Anatomy, lymphatic system
  • Introduction to Abhyanga Phenakam massage*
  • Phenakam Abhyanga massage* practice

Therapeutic massage* of Marma Points

    • Introduction to Marmas: energy points
    • Marma: nature and classification
    • The body channel system and Marma Points
    • List of Marma and their treatments
    • Massage* and energy methods of Marma Therapy
    • Oils for Marma massage*

Massage* applications of Marma points on the body parts


  • Fields of application of Shirodhara
  • Formulas for the preparation of Shirodhara oils
  • Necessary material
  • Preparation of the massage* receiver
  • Shirodhara treatment practice

Ayurveda massage* with herbal powders

  • The Pinda Sweda
  • Indication, ingredients and recipes
  • Oils, compresses and wraps, application time
  • Study: areas of the body to treat
  • Treatment Preparedness, necessary equipment
  • Breathing Techniques
  • Practical treatment

Medicinal plants

  • Medicinal plants used in Ayurveda
  • The beneficial effects and side effects
  • The plant preparation
  • The use of medicinal plants based on desired purpose
  • Methods of administration and benefits


  • Final Test – written and oral

* The term massage concerns hand maneuvers for the purpose of well-being, to the exclusion of any medical purpose

Terms and conditions of registration

112 hours – 8 weekends

To know the price of this training, please contact us.

Teaching materials

The theoretical training is enhanced by a practical approach that represents a large part of the program, delivered in our own laboratories Training materials are prepared by the teacher and it is included in the program price. The acquisition of specific books required by the teacher is the responsibility of the student and are not includes in the price.

Number of participants

To ensure the best monitoring of the students and for professional purposes, each course is deliberately limited to a number of 8 students. Registrations will be accepted in order of application.

Conditions of admission

No level is required.

Course schedules

Each academic year, the courses take place over 8 weekends.

Classes are held at the International Training Institute: IFI at Sophia-Antipolis

  • Saturday: 9:00 to 12:30 and 13:30 to 17:00
  • Sunday: 9:00 to 12:30 and 13:30 to 17:00


After the training, each candidate will be subject to an exam within our school. This exam is based on theoretical knowledge and practical cases evaluated in the laboratory on an external client. After obtaining the exam, a certificate will be issued certifying AYURVEDIC MASSAGE* LEVEL II.

“Naturopathic medicine is not a medical practice. The naturopath does no medical diagnosis and does not prescribed medicine”(Source OMS)