12 CE Hour Ayurvedic Massage
This 12 CE Hour Ayurvedic Massage class is offered as a 1-day or 2-day class on the following dates:
- Please select "9:00 am, Jan 19, 2020" above for the following 1-day class schedule: Sunday, Jan 19, 2020, 9 am - 9:30 pm
- Please select "9:00 am, June 14, 2020" above for the following 1-day class schedule: Sunday, June 14, 2020, 9 am - 9:30 pm
Abhyanga brings harmony and balance to your clients by invoking ancient rituals and hands-on practical applications. In this class, you will learn how to perform a full body Ayurvedic Massage (also known as "oil massage"). We will review the authentic nature of Ayurveda and the 3 Doshas and how they apply they can be applied to modern day bodywork.
- Watch instructor demonstration of a Abhyanga Full Body Ayurvedic Massage
- Practice and receive Abhyanga Full Body Ayurvedic Massage
- Learn the ayurvedic 3 doshas and how to classify them
- Review contraindications
- Learn how to customize these treatments
About your Ayurvedic Instructor:
Desiree Collazo runs our Ayurvedic Program at CE Institute LLC. She was initiated as Swami Shantiananda of the Shiva Kriya Yoga School of Divine Values and is a licensed massage therapist, esthetician, Reiki Master, Yoga Instructor, Ayurvedic consultant and practitioner. She is a teacher of various ancient and modern modalities of healing.
Prior to reaching CE Institute LLC, Desiree spent 19 years as staff at one of the most popular and prestigious massage schools in South Florida - Cortiva formerly known as the Florida College of Natural Health. She started as an instructor and worked her way up to become the Director of Education for the Miami Campus until the school closed in 2019.
Desiree’s interest in Ayurveda began during her education as a massage student in 1998, where she started her self-studies and attended local workshops. She accomplished her Panchakarma apprentice training with Dr. Aparna Bapat in September 2008. In 2009 she travelled to India to further her proficiency in Panchakarma Therapies under the guidance of Drs. Sapna, Rajesh Deven and team. Desiree now organizes annual trips and travels to India every year to further her Ayurvedic studies and practices.
On August 2009, Desiree received a Bachelor of Vedic Studies (Ayurveda) from the Sai Ayurvedic College of Miami. Her teaching career began in 2000 in her alma mater as a Clinical Massage and Basic Skincare instructor, and later in the Paramedical Skincare program, which included Ayurveda training.
Desiree has lectured at National Beauty Conferences and has written various courses as an approved CE provider for the Florida Board of Massage and Board of Cosmetology. She continues to provide CE seminars for the bodywork and spa industry plus lectures on the sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda.