Ayurvedic Therapist

On this course you will gain an excellent foundation in Ayurveda and learn how to give 10 Ayurvedic therapies. Ayurvedic therapies are world renowned for their rejuvenating and healing properties.

12 months €2200

Our Diploma of Ayurvedic therapies trains students in the use of Ayurveda therapies. As part of this diploma students will learn 10 Ayurvedic therapies, how to use Ayurvedic oils and herbs for topical application and the fundamentals of Ayurveda.

This diploma course is a part time course conducted over 12 months at Satmya Natural Medicine & Learning Centre, Killaloe, Co. Clare


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

Class Times


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 Vedic Living Centre, 3 Royal Parade, Killaloe, Co Clare.


Email:   Tel. 061 622751

Course Dates: March 2021 (TBC)

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

This course cost does not include meals or accommodation.

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

  • Introduction to Ayurveda 
  • 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 
  • 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) 
  • The Marma points
  • Introduction to Ayurvedic Diagnostics (pulse, tongue, iris)
  • Properties & uses of various oils and herbs for topical application 
  • Case Taking & Clinical skills 
  • Clinical studies & application of therapies

Prerequisite: ITEC Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology or equivalent.

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.

Course format

This course will be a combination of theory and practical hands on learning. You will need to attend 10 days of in-person training and the rest of the course will be via distance learning (a combination of online training videos/tutorials/training manual).