The Abhyanga massage is the most well-known form of Ayurveda, an ancient Indian healing system that is still widely practiced today. By stimulating the body’s energy channels and centers, the Ayurvedic Abhyanga massage aims to restore balance to the body, mind, and spirit. The oil is essential in this massage because it is believed to restore balance and nourish the skin when applied through the massage strokes.
Diploma in Ayurvedic Abhyanga Massage enables learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills to provide safe and effective Ayurvedic Abhyanga Massage to the general public and gain employment in the worldwide Spa & Wellness industry.
No prior experience is required; the Diploma in Ayurvedic Abhyanga Massage is open to any candidate.
Theory of Abhyanga Massage
The History of Ayurveda
The foundations of Ayurveda
- The energy theories
- The five great elements or mahabutas
- The doshas and their features
- Self-analysis and classification
- The instability of the doshas
Daily routines and diet
- Dinacharya, general recommendations.
- Relation between the doshas and the Abhyanga massage, prana, marma points,chakras and nadis.
The Abhyanga massage
- Abhyanga massage movements, techniques, routine & practical skills.
- Skeleton, muscular system, blood circulation and lymphatic circulation systems.
Health, safety and hygiene
Infection prevention (COVID-19)
Consultation & record keeping
Precautions and contra-indications
Aftercare and home care advice
Professional conduct and business awareness
Theoretical Examination: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) exam
Practical Examination: 1-hour Abhyanga Massage
GRADING OF THE QUALIFICATION
The overall qualification is graded:
Pass – 60% – 74%
Merit – 75% – 89%
Distinction – 90%-100%
The collective mark forms by multiple-choice questions, practical exam, assignments and case studies.
CERTIFICATION & ACCREDITATION
Diploma in Ayurvedic Abhyanga Massage
Accredited by International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine, UK
Diploma in Ayurvedic Abhyanga Massage certification qualifies you to enter IPHM UK as a licensed therapist and receive an identification card and insurance.