Diploma of Ayurvedic Studies 2017

Starting 30th September 2017

Please call/email for your application form. 

Our Diploma of Ayurvedic studies trains students in the use of Ayurveda as a health care modality. As part of this diploma students will learn 8 Ayurvedic therapies, be able to provide Ayurvedic lifestyle and dietary advice, dispense a range of Ayurvedic herbs and formulations and be qualified to treat clients using Ayurvedic protocol.

As part of this course participants will also implement Ayurvedic self care regimens, learn some meditation and Yoga techniques, study anatomy & physiology from an Ayurvedic perspective, learn about professional conduct and business awareness and complete 200 hours of supervised clinical training.

On completion of this course, participants will be fully equipped to practice as an Ayurvedic Massage therapist & Lifestyle Consultant.

This diploma course is a part time course conducted over 24 months at Satmya Natural Medicine & Learning Centre, Killaloe, Co. Clare

Qualification

Upon successful completion of the course, the learner will receive a Diploma in Ayurvedic Studies. This will entitle them to successfully apply for indemnity insurance and enable them to practice Ayurvedic therapies and lifestyle consultations to the public.

Class Times

One weekend per month from  10am- 6pm

Registration Fee/Deposit

A registration fee/deposit is required to hold a place on the course. Once the course has commenced registration fees are non refundable.  In the exception of a course not commencing all registration fees will be refunded.

Requirements

Written and verbal fluency in English are a requirement for this course.

Participants must be 18 or over.

Prerequisites

Anatomy and Physiology ITEC Level 3 or equivalent.

Location

Satmya Natural Medicine & Learning Centre, 3 Royal Parade, Killaloe, Co Clare.

Contact

Email: ei.ay1505846291mtas@1505846291ofni1505846291  Tel. 061 622751

Course Dates 2017/18: commencing 30/9/17 (last weekend of every month from Sept-May)

Days/Times:    Sat/Sun 10-6pm

Delivery methods: on site lectures, course notes, handouts, workbooks, practical demonstrations, hands-on learning and supervised clinical practice.

Student Clinic: Mondays & Tuesdays 10-6pm (students must complete 200 hours of student clinic over the 2 years)

Examination: There will be continuous assessment throughout the course with monthly quizzes & practical assessment. All units of this course will be examined at the completion of the course with both written and practical examinations.

Duration: 24 Months

Reg/Deposit: € 900 (non refundable)

Total Fee: €2995 per annum (if paid before course begins) or €3450 (if paid in instalments (weekly/monthly))

The Diploma of Ayurvedic Studies course will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Definition of Ayurveda
  • Unique features of Ayurveda
  • Aims of Ayurveda
  • The concept of health according to Ayurveda
  • History and philosophy of Ayurveda
  • Branches of Ayurveda
  • The Pancha Mahabhuta concept
  • Tridosha theory (Vital energies)
  • Concept of Saptha dhatus (Body tissues)
  • Concept of Malas (Waste products)
  • Concept of Agni (Digestive fire)
  • concept of Ama (Toxins)
  • Concepts of Koshas (GIT)
  • Concept of Prakruti (Body type)
  • Concept of Vikruti (Imbalance)
  • Concept of Srotas
  • Ayurvedic diet & nutrition
  • Purva Karma (Preparatory process for Panchakarma)
  • Snehana and Swedana karma
  • Abhyanga (Ayurveda full body oleation/massage)
  • Shiro-abhyanga (Head Massage)
  • Mukha Abhyanga (Face massage)
  • Swedana Karma (Steam therapies)
  • Karana Purana (Massage & oil therapy for the ears)
  • Nabhi Vijnanam (Naval Pulse correction)
  • Mukha Ubtan (Ayurvedic Facial)
  • Nasya (Nasal treatment)
  • Katti Basti (Lower Back Treatment with oil)
  • Shirodhara (Stream of Oil on Forehead)
  • Ayurvedic detoxification (Panchakarma therapy) (benefits of Vamana, Virechana, Basti & Nasya will be discussed)
  • Shad Upakarmas & Shatkriyas
  • Dosha Management
  • Disease formation according to Ayurveda
  • Ayurvedic herbs & formulations
  • The Marma points
  • Ayurvedic Diagnostics – uses, benefits & application
  • Properties & uses of various oils and herbs for topical application
  • Nidana (Etiology of Disease)
  • Atyayik chikitsa (Emergency care)
  • Unmada (Insanity)
  • Jwara (Fever)
  • Grahani Vikaras (Digestive conditions)
  • Stri Roga (Female Disorders)
  • Vajikarana (Fertility Treatment)
  • Rasayana (Tonics)
  • Case Taking & Clinical skills
  • Communication in the workplace
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • Clinical studies & application of therapies
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Professional Conduct & business awareness

Course cost does not include meals or accommodation. For more details please call or email.

Testimonials (from other professional courses)

“It was a wonderful course – the content was fascinating, the teacher was fantastic and the place itself was really welcoming -very positive energy. I have loved learning here. Thank you” (participant Shiro-Abhyanga Diploma)

“This is my second visit to Satmya & I love the venue, the informative & welcoming staff, the delicious food and the content of the course. Very Educational, very holistic. – I’d thoroughly recommend it!” (participant Ayurveda for Health practitioners)

”Hello all, Satmya is welcoming & vast amount of education to be nourished from. As a shamanic practitioner & herbal student. Ayurveda is radically traditional medicine that I recommend anyone to learn or experience. With love Macha” (participant Ayurveda for Health practitioners)

Doug has a very effective teaching style and made the course interesting & practical. Linda (participant Ayurveda for Health practitioners)

“A great introduction to Ayurveda and one that will allow me to incorporate aspects in my own natural health clinic”.  Ashleigh, (participant Ayurveda for Health practitioners)

Super 2 days, presentations easy to understand & practical and makes me feel that I can include these Ayurvedic principals in my daily life. I will definitely be back. Carmel (participant Ayurveda for Health practitioners)