18 CE Hour Ayurvedic Massage with Shirodhara

CE Institute


In this 18 CE Hour class, student will spend 12 CE Hours on Ayurvedic Massage and 6 CE hours in Shirodhara.

Ayurvedic massage is also known as Abhyanga. It  brings balance and harmony to your clients by following time-tested protocols from this ancient Eastern healing tradition.

Learn to perform a full Ayurvedic Massage and learn about the nature of other Ayurvedic bodywork. This class teaches therapists to understand the authentic nature of Ayurveda and provides a good foundation for understanding the 5 Elements and 3 Doshas as they relate to massage and bodywork.

Students will learn to administer Abhyanga Full Body Ayurvedic Massage. Key benefits of each treatment will be discussed as well as contraindications. Students will know how to drape appropriately for this bodywork, and how to customize treatments for each Dosha. 

For the Shirodhara bodywork, students will learn:

  • Definition
  • Description
  • Treatment Benefits
  • Oils Used
  • Contraindications
  • Setup and Cleanup
  • Materials Needed
  • Sourcing Supplies
  • Three Different Applications Taught with:  Tea, Milk and Oil
  • Distribution of supplies needed to perform hands-on practice
  • Quick dry run-through of a complete Ayurvedic Protocol for Shirodhara as a stand-alone treatment.

There will be instructor demonstration of Ayurvedic Shirodhara and the students will share practice and receipt of shirodhara on each other.  Be aware, your hair/scalp will be extremely oily after receiving the shirodhara treatment.

CE Broker Tracking #: 20-899027