6 CE Hour Ayurvedic Body Massage Basics
This class is the 1st six hours of the 12 CE Hour Ayurvedic Massage Class.
This 6 CE Ayurvedic Body Massage Basics class is offered on the following dates:
- Saturday, Aug 24, 2019, 10 am - 4:30 pm
- Sunday, Aug 25, 2019, 9 am - 3 pm
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.