Salient features of Shirodhara (Ayurveda Head Massage) Training Program

  • Our two day workshop will give participants an outline of the fundamental principles of Ayurveda, including how to diagnose the Ayurveda Body-Mind Type.

  • We offer hands on learning experience of shirodhara therapy, using Manual & Automated Shirodhara Equipment

  • You will learn how to improve the quality a client’s health by implementing the basic principles of Ayurveda through Dietary and Lifestyle guideline


Shirobhyanga :

  • Indication, contraindications and benefits of Head Massage

  • Preparation of clients

  • Preparation and information about ayurveda oils.

Shirodhara :

  • Procedure of shirodhara

    1. Purav Karma (Pre-operative)
    2. Pradhana Karma (Operative)
    3. Pashchata Karma (Post-operative)
  • Indications of shirodhara Procedure

  • List of Benefits, potential adverse effects and safety concerns of Shirodhara procedure.

  • Published research on Shirodhara Therapy

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International Summer Certificate Course In Ayurveda Medicine & Massage Techniques

100 Hours in 1 Month

6 hours per day (Monday to Thursday) for 4 weeks

For International Medical Students & Healthcare Professionals Only

CCAY is your gateway to practice

Ayurvedic & Natural Medicine
in Canada

Join the most rigourous Ayurvedic academic program in entire North America

Our Core Program

Diploma in Ayurveda & Herbal Medicine

( 1500 Hours Part time Program for Healthcare professionals)

Based on WHO Benchmark of training in Ayurveda

Become Ayurveda Practitioner in Canada

Opportunity for Qualified Nurses, Naturopaths, Chiropractors, Medical Doctors, Dentists, Osteopaths, Orthomolecular Practitioners, Pharmacists, Kinesiologists 1500 Hours Part Time Program with convinient contact hours,​ ​with 500 hours of mandatory Clinical Internship under any Registered Ayurvedic or Naturotherapy Practitioner.


Duration of Course

The Fulltime course of Diploma of Ayurveda and Herbal Medicine is covered extensively within 1500 hours in a span of 2 Years and the students are trained and taught various aspects of Ayurveda and herbal medicine within this period by our highly learned faculty.

After the period of 2 years, it is mandatory to complete a 500 hour of clinical internship under apprenticeship of registered and licensed ayurveda practitioner or Naturopath within Canada or abroad.


This Diploma offers course that broadly covers

Ayurvedic Dietary & Lifestyle Guidelines ( Food & Nutrition Concept )
Ayurvedic Method of Diagnosis ( Traditional tongue & Pulse Reading )
Ayurvedic Head & Body Massage ( Shirodhara & Abhyanga )
Ayurvedic Detox & Rejuvenation ( panchakarma & Rasayan Karma )
Ayurvedic Herbal Medicines & Food Supplements ( Canadian Natural Health Products)


Eligible Candidates for the Diploma Course

The eligible candidates include but is not limited to practicing Chiropractors, Medical Doctors, Dentists, Homeopaths, Naturopaths, Osteopaths, Orthomolecular Practitioners, Pharmacists and Nurse Practitioners, trained in North America or International Graduates who have completed their medical education from accredited recognized universities overseas.



CCAY offers Ayurveda Naturotherapy Program which is based on W.H.O. Framework and is the highest standard of Ayurveda Education in Canada

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How to Apply

Learn more about the application process and academic requirements for the Diplomas offered by Canadian College of Ayurveda and Yoga

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