Ayurveda Diploma 2019

Start your Ayurvedic journey in 2019….

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 9 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


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

Class Times

One weekend per month from  10am- 6pm (4th weekend of every month for 2019 intake)

Registration Fee/Deposit

A registration fee/deposit is required to hold a place on the course. The registration is non refundable with the exception of a course not commencing.


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

Participants must be 21 or over.


Anatomy and Physiology ITEC Level 3, QQI level 5 or equivalent.


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


Email: info at satmya.com  Tel. 061 622751

Course Dates 2019/20: 21st September 2019

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: 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 July 31st) 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
  • Common Irish Herbal medicines and their Ayurvedic uses (New for 2018)
  • 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 from an Ayurvedic perspective
  • Professional Conduct & business awareness
  • Introduction to Vedic astrology

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