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
The Canadian College of Ayurveda and Yoga, has developed this Certificate program to enhance the medical education of a wide range of participants, from around the world, including participants from Canada, the Caribbean, China, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Sri Lanka, the USA, and Vietnam. Participants will come to Toronto to study Canadian Medical Culture, North American Health Practice, Complimentary Medicine, and Principles of Ayurveda, including Ayurveda Massage Techniques, Dietary Regimes, and Nutrition — enjoying the most up to date technology and instruction techniques. Participants will also experience the benefits of Ayurveda themselves, as all participants” will have access to, and experience the benefits of Ayurveda under the Our Expert. Upon successful completion of the course, the learner will receive a Certificate Course In Ayurveda Medicine & Massage Techniques.
Eligible Candidates for the Course
The eligible candidates Include but is not limited to Registered Massage Techniques, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, Kinesiologist, Naturopaths, Pharmacists and Nurse Practitioners, trained in North America and International Graduates who have completed their medical education from accredited recognized universities.
Written and verbal fluency in English are a requirement for this course.
Participants must be 18 or over.
Duration of Course: 100 hours
Summer Vacations Program 1st July, 2018 to 30th July 2018 (4 weeks)
Class Hours: 6 hours per day, 4 days/week (Monday to Thursday) for4 weeks.
• Evening Workshops, Placements, and Cultural Activities
• One-Day Excursions, Niagara, Toronto, Muskoka Lakes
Location: CCAY Partner Facility in Downtown, Toronto, Canada
Ayurvedic Dietary & Lifestyle Guidelines
(Food & Nutrition Concept)
Ayurvedic Method of Examination
(Traditional Tongue & Pulse Reading)
Ayurvedic Head & Body Massage
(Shirodhara & Abhyanga)
Ayurvedic Detox & Rejuvenation
(Panchakarma & Rasayan Karma)
Herbal Medicines & Food Supplements
(Canadian Natural Health Products)
This Certificate program offers broadly following topics
• Ayurveda Fundamentals
• Body Mind Type or Constitutional Analysis
• Ayurveda Dietary rules
• Method of preparation of different types of Ayurvedic formulations as described in the Ayurveda texts like Juices of herbs (Swarasa), Paste of herbs (Kalka), Powder of herbs (Choorna), Decoctions (Kwatha), Milk preparations (Ksheerapaka), Tablets (Vati), Suppositories (Varthi), Medicated Oils (Taila) and many more.
• Ayurvedic principles of combining herbs
• Do’s and Don’ts during mixing herbs and making formulations
• Procurement and storage of herbs
• Dosage forms of Ayurvedic formulations
• Shelf life of Ayurvedic formulations and natural preservatives
• Special Ayurveda massage;
Actions of Massage, Preparation for Massage, Basic strokes of massage:
A) Shirobhyanga • Indication, contraindications and benefits of Head Massage• Preparation of client • Preparation and information about ayurveda oils B) Shiropichu • Indication, contraindications and benefits of shiropichu • Preparation of client • information about ayurveda oils for shiropichu • Learning scientific technique • Post care
C) Shirolepa • Indication, contraindications and benefits of shirolepa • Preparation of client • Selection of herbs for shirolepa • Learning scientific technique • Post care
D) Shirobasti • Indication, contraindications and benefits of shirobasti • Preparation of client • information about ayurveda oils for shirobasti • Learning scientific technique • Post care
E) Shirodhara : Indication, contraindications and benefits of shirobasti • Preparation of client • information about ayurveda oils for shirodhara • Learning scientific technique • Post care
On site lectures, course notes, handouts, workbooks, practical demonstrations, hands-on learning and supervised clinical practice.
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.
A registration fee/deposit is required to hold a place on the course. Once the course has commenced registration fees are non-refundable. In the exception of a course not commencing all registration fees will be refunded.
Total Cost of Program : Tuition – CAD $ 3000 + HST
• Dormitory : CAD $800
• Meals : CAD $400
• Airport : CAD $100
• Excursions : CAD $500
• Workshops : CAD $100
• Placements : CAD $100