Ayurveda for practitioners

AyurvedaEnhance your current practice with the ancient science of Ayurveda

Ayurveda for Practitioners

Ayurveda literally translates as the Science of Life.  It is the oldest & most complete health care system in the world. It does not conflict with any health care system, modality or philosophy but enhances your understanding of health. On this 1 day workshop we will explore the fundamentals of Ayurveda and teach you how to apply this ancient science to your clinical practice.

This course will focus on Ayurvedic diagnostic techniques, Dosha analysis, case taking & useful Ayurvedic herbs & formulations.


    • TBC 2019
    • 1 day course
    • 10-5pm
    • Refreshments provided
    • Cost €140 (including notes and refreshments)
    • Spaces limited

 On this course you will:

  • Be introduced to the basic principles of Ayurveda, including origins and philosophy
  • Gain an understanding of the 5 elements, 3 Doshas, their qualities and attributes
  • Be able to distinguish and identify each Dosha & how it manifests in people, seasons, etc
  • Gain insight into the various diagnostic tools of Ayurveda (pulse, tongue, stool, urine, etc)
  • Learn about Ayurvedic nutrition and the therapeutic benefits of common foods, spices and herbs
  • Be introduced to the importance of mental wellbeing from an Ayurvedic perspective
  • You will be taught the benefits & uses of famous Ayurvedic herbs and formula
  • You will be taught case-taking from an Ayurvedic perspective.

Suitable for:

  • Qualified Alternative health care practitioners: Herbalists, Naturopaths, Nutritionists, Homeopaths, Counsellors, Yoga teachers/therapists or final year students
  • Unfortunately, this course is not open to members of the public as the course will move at a faster pace and is directed at enhancing practitioner skills. We have a 1 day Ayurveda intro and Cooking classes that are more suitable if you are interested in learning more about Ayurveda


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About the Teacher

Doug has  been teaching and practicing Ayurveda for over 10 years. He is passionate about all areas of Ayurveda and really enjoys sharing this knowledge. He studied classical Ayurveda for four years in Australia under Prof. Jason Chandler, a highly respected Vaidyacharya (Ayurvedic Doctor & Teacher). Jason taught him the value in following the sacred teachings of the classical texts & gave him a very rounded Ayurvedic education. Doug hopes to pass this wisdom on to his students.

Other courses: Ayurvedic Seasonal Cooking, Ayurveda Intro Workshops and Indian Head Massage classes at Satmya.

For bookings call 061 622751 or email


“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!”

“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”

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)