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Shirodhara Certified Practitioner Course

October 26 @ 10:00 am - November 26 @ 4:00 pm


Shirodhara is a classical Ayurvedic therapy involving the continuous pouring of medicated liquids over the forehead, particularly at the third eye. It serves as both a preparatory treatment for Panchakarma and an independent therapy for various head, neck, and nervous system disorders.

What You Will Learn:

This course provides a unique opportunity to acquire specific skills in the traditional Indian therapy of Shirodhara. You will gain theoretical knowledge along with hands-on training, enabling you to confidently perform Shirodhara treatments tailored to individual client needs.

Course Outline:

– Fundamental principles of Ayurveda.
– Determining client body types (Doshas).
– Basics of Ayurvedic therapies.
– Anatomy and physiology relevant to Shirodhara.
– Indications, contraindications, and precautions.
– Practical demonstrations and hands-on training.
– Setting up Shirodhara equipment.
– Types of Shirodhara and their applications.
– Preparation of liquids used in Shirodhara.
– Application of Marma points on the head and face.
– Performing Shirodhara techniques effectively and comfortably.
– Customizing Shirodhara based on individual conditions.
– Pair work for giving and receiving supervised Shirodhara treatments.
– Detailed instructional handouts on Shirodhara treatment.

**Who This Course Is For:**

This course is suitable for:
– Massage therapists, health and wellness professionals.
– Ayurvedic practitioners and students.
– Beauty and spa therapists.
– Health professionals and yoga teachers.
– Anyone interested in authentic Ayurvedic therapies.


Massage Therapist, Health Practitioner, Alternative Therapies,  Ayurveda Practitioner, Yoga Teacher,


Upon successful completion, you will receive a certification. Sunshine Ayurveda is an approved training provider with the International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT), offering access to insurance and membership benefits.


Ayurvedic Doctor  Ram Mani Bhandari
– Experienced Ayurvedic specialist.
– B.A.M.S. graduate with expertise in Panchakarma and holistic therapies.
– Trained in Ayurvedic detoxification and rejuvenation in Kerala and other parts of India.
– Author and consultant in holistic healing.

Course Fee:

– Early Bird Discount: $750 (until July 30, 2024)
– Full Fee: $900

Payment Policy:

A non-refundable deposit of $200 secures your place. Full payment is due by September 30, 2024, for the early bird rate, or two weeks before the course start for the full fee.

Refund Policy:

Sunshine Ayurveda reserves the right to cancel the course if minimum participant numbers are not met, providing a full refund. A minimum of two weeks’ notice is required for participant cancellations to receive a refund.


October 26 @ 10:00 am
November 26 @ 4:00 pm
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Sunshine Ayurveda
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Sunshine Ayurveda
3/34 Maud Street
Sunshine Coast,QLD4558Australia
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Early Bird Before July 30
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