Ayourvedic Shirodhara (16 hours)

Possibly the worlds most relaxing and rejuvenating treatment, Ayurvedic Shirodhara pours a fine stream of warm herb-infused oil over the forehead for a half hour or more. It sounds simple, but feels indescribably amazing. The client tends to disconnect from worry and tension within seconds, forgetting easily about time and space, dipping into an experience of utter peacefulness. People report frequently that a 30-miniute session appears to have lasted for hours.

A run-away favorite of top spas around the world its healing properties are renowned and it is said to relieve insomnia, stress, tension and chronic headaches. It is praised for enhanced blood circulation to the brain, improved memory and to afford profound mental relaxation. The effect is indescribable! Your clients will leave their session with the experience of feeling thoroughly nourished, rejuvenated and relaxed.

What You Will Learn:

  • Introduction to Ayurveda and how it fits in with massage and wellness
  • A simple, preparatory Ayurvedic Massage
  • Overview of Shirodhara equipment and herbal preparations
  • Give and receive a complete Shirodhara
  • Cautions and contraindications
  • How to best promote your Shirodhara treatment package

Shirodhara combines ancient Ayurvedic wisdom with modern bodywork and wellness techniques to form a winning spa combination and great addition to the Massage Therapist’s repertoire of services.

Prerequisites: Therapeutic Massage Level 1 or Equivalent