Ayurveda Yoga Teacher

Hatha Yoga School, Upper Tapovan Tehri Garhwal, Rishikesh

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Introduction to Ayurveda

Ayurveda, derived from the Sanskrit words Ayur (life) and Veda (Science of Knowledge), is a holistic healing science believed to be over 5000 years old. Developed by ancient sages through observation, experimentation, and meditation, Ayurveda focuses on promoting overall well-being rather than merely treating diseases.

Ayurveda Course in Rishikesh

The Ayurveda Yoga Teacher Training program in Rishikesh is rooted in the foundational principles of Ayurveda. These courses offer a comprehensive understanding of essential Ayurvedic concepts, laying the groundwork for further study in the field. Through interactive sessions, students gain insight into Ayurvedic theories such as Doshas (biological energies), Dhatus (body tissues), and Malas (body wastes).

For those interested in enrolling in our Ayurveda training course in Rishikesh, India, inquiries can be directed to [email protected]. Our Ayurveda Center in Rishikesh will provide detailed information tailored to your needs, including Ayurvedic massage services.

Ayurveda Treatments in Rishikesh

Ayurveda training in Rishikesh offers various treatments aimed at promoting physical healing, emotional well-being, and spiritual awakening. These treatments often utilize plant-based medicines and herbal remedies, including oils and pastes applied topically or ingested. Each treatment is personalized to address individual needs and concerns, ensuring a holistic approach to wellness.

Abhyangam (full body massage)

Our trained therapists ensure the correct herbal oil is used based on your Dosha Prakriti. It is an application of oil on the head and body by massaging it gently on the body. The therapists apply a variety of Ayurvedic techniques along the energy channels of your body in a synchronized manner so that vital energy gets adequately restored.

Benefits of Abhyangam:

  • Increases blood circulation.
  • It tones the muscles.
  • Calms the nervous system.
  • Lubricates the joints.
  • Increases mental alertness.
  • It Imparts softness to the skin.
  • Removes toxins from the body.
  • Increases stamina.
  • It helps you sleep better at night


Udavartanam (dry massage with herbal powder)

In this treatment, our experts massage the body with herbal powder in reverse order, beginning down and then moving upwards. The major benefit that you get from such treatment is easy to weight reduction.

It helps for:

  • Low metabolism.
  • Numbness
  • Toning the body, muscles, and bones.
  • Water retention.
  • Poly Arthritis.
  • Hyper cholesterol.


Swedana ( Ayurveda herbal steam)

Swedana is an Ayurveda herbal steam treatment usually meant for fat reduction. Our experts induce sweat in your body with the help of steam which is generated from medicated herbal decoctions. It is a pre-operative procedure in several Ayurvedic detox therapies and helps to dilate the channels of the body to release and flush toxins from the tissues.

Some benefits of Swedana are:

  • Increases blood circulation.
  • Improves digestion.
  • Relieves stress.
  • Eases sore muscles.
  • Reduces numbness.
  • Acts on fat tissues.
  • Rejuvenates the skin.


Patra potli swedana (bolus fomentation)

Patra potli swedana is a type of Swedana in which our experts induce/generate sweat in your body by applying vatahara leaves in a potli. Both herbal leafs and medicinal powders are used. The affected areas of the body are massaged by using boluses.

The benefits of Patra potli swedana are:

  • Reduces joint pain and stiffness.
  • Rejuvenates and strengthens bones, muscles and nerves.
  • Reduces inflammation, traumatic pain and swelling.
  • Strengthens the tissues.


Navara Kizhi (Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda) ( Bolus Fomentation)

This treatment is a kind of Swedana but is more effective than another kind of Swedana as it involves three aspects- oleation, sudation, and nutrition. In the treatment, our experts use boluses filled with Shahtik rice. The experts then apply it externally with heat. The rice is cooked with herbal decoction and milk till it becomes a pudding.

Navara Kizhi helps to reduce:

  • Head disease.
  • Vata diseases, such as paralysis and joint pain.
  • Arthritis
  • Premature aging.
  • Sluggishness and improves blood circulation.


Nasayam (nasal drops)

There are many kinds of nasayams. Our experts administer medicines to the body through the nose in this treatment. Hence, the experts choose the right type of nasayam that suits your need, as the nose is the door to the brain and, therefore, to consciousness.

The benefits of Nasayam are:

  • Reduces premature greying and other hair diseases.
  • It acts against premature wrinkles.
  • Improves eye power.
  • Treats headache.
  • Reduces stiffness of the neck and shoulders.
  • Reduces asthma.

Shiroabhyanga (head massage)

Shiro means head, and Abhyangam means Ayurvedic massage. So, as the name suggests, this treatment focuses on areas like the head, shoulders, and neck. These are the key areas affected by stress the most. Hence, our experts massage the head and face with medicated oils to reduce pain and stress in these areas.

The benefits of Shiroabhyanga are:

  • It acts on the central nervous system and reduces aches and tension.
  • It improves hair texture and gives strength.
  • Stimulates the scalp.
  • Improves blood circulation in the head.



The word Shiro means head, and dharma means to flow. So as the name suggests, in this form of therapy, the experts gently pour herbal oils or other liquids over the forehead. It helps to relax the body and mind and has a significant advantage for our nervous system.

The benefits of Shirodhara are:

  • Relieves symptoms of anxiety, stress, hypertension, and fatigue.
  • Relieves the mind from tension, headache, or depression as well.
  • Regulates the mood.
  • Promotes sound sleep.


Kati abhyangam (back massage)

This is a special oil massage for the back, shoulders, and neck. The experts perform this massage in a relaxing horizontal position and apply a special oil to cure your sore back. As the oil is applied, your back feels the warmth that reduces the muscle pain, helps heal strain and bruises, and relaxes those stiff muscles. This treatment is a good choice for those who spend much of their time in the office and need to relieve their muscles from pain and stiffness.

The benefits of Kati Abhyangam are:

  • Reduces back pain.
  • Reduces stiffness and relaxes the stiff muscles.
  • Reduces tailbone pain.
  • Reduces hip dislocation issues.


Pada abhyangam (foot massage)

In this treatment, the experts do a special oil massage of the foot, legs, and knees, focusing more on the reflex joints. It helps sooth, revitalize and calm the various disturbances of the autonomic nervous system.

The benefits of Pada abhyangam are:

  • Reduces roughness and dryness of the foot.
  • Reduces stiffness in the foot muscles.
  • Reduces tiredness and numbness of the foot and leg.
  • Provides strength and stability in the foot.


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