Ayurvedic Wellness Practitioner

  • Basic Training in Ayurvedic Massage

  • Apply traditional massage techniques and treatment procedures with confidence.

  • Use your talents to work practically and sensitively with people.

With the Ayurveda Wellness Practitioner course you will focus on Ayurvedic massage, the core of your future profession. In four modules you will learn the techniques of traditional Ayurvedic massage from scratch. The full body massages Abhyanga and Kalari are on the program as well as the partial body treatment of foot, hand, face and back.

As a rule, you will work with precious Ayurvedic oils, which are mixed with traditional herbal mixtures. In addition, you will learn the art of dry massage to vitalize the body with herbal powders or the silk glove and stimulate the metabolism. To gain confidence in treatment practice , you will practice your skills with others in the group.

Learning objectives

Competence gain
The specialized course to become an Ayurveda Wellness Practitioner prepares you
- to apply traditional Ayurveda massages and oil applications precisely and competently.
- decide when which form of treatment is indicated and when it is not.
- treat your clients sensitively and according to their constitution.


With the Ayurvedic Wellness Practitioner you already have extensive practical skills in Ayurvedic massage.

Can you imagine applying these professionally, for example in your own practice or in an Ayurveda spa center? Then the next step is open to you: With only 4 further training modules you qualify as an Ayurvedic massage practitioner:

1. specialized course Ayurveda-Wellness-Practitioner
Ayurvedic massage from head to toe and for every constitution (12 days)

  • Abhyanga - full body massage ABY
  • Kalari full body massage KAL
  • Partial body massages of foot, hand and face with hand shirodhara AFM
  • Ayurvedic back and dry massage AGR

2nd Specialized Course Ayurveda Health Coach
Profound Ayurveda knowledge, spice knowledge and consulting competence for the holistic Ayurveda practice - also possible as online training (12 days)

  • Ayurveda basic course - concepts and disease factors ABK
  • Ayurveda Basic Course - Constitution and the Art of Healing ABH
  • Spices, Herbology, Home Pharmacy APH
  • Anamnesis, diagnostic techniques and consultation practice with case studies AUH


Your way to graduation

Designation Days Attendance time Total learning hours


Specialized course Ayurveda Wellness Practitioner





Specialized course Ayurveda Health Coach




REAA Final Exam (1) (6)
Certified Ayurvedic Massage Practitioner
recognized by VEAT (Association of European Ayurvedic Physicians and Therapists)
24 180 272


Abhyanga full body massage
- Abhyanga - full body oil massage: Practical practice of massage grips, strokes, sequences and variations
- Indications and contraindications, effects in theory and practice
- Individual adaptation and type-appropriate forms of abhyanga
- Pre- and post-treatment of the client
- Emotional and therapeutic quality of touch, inner and outer attitude of the therapist
- Indication and use of Ayurvedic sweating therapies (Svedana)

Kalari full body massage
- Effect, Indications and contraindications of the Kalari Ayurveda-
whole body massage
basic techniques and application of the Kalari Ayurveda whole body massage with its different grips, dynamic strokes and sequences
- practical practice of the Kalari massage with integrated Marma therapy
- definition of Marma, Nadi and five Marma groups

partial body massages of foot, hand and face with hand Shirodhara
- effect, Application possibilities and treatment techniques of the ayurvedic partial body massages
- Padabhyanga - ayurvedic foot and leg massage
- Mukabhyanga - ayurvedic face massage
- Hastabhyanga - ayurvedic hand massage
- Demonstration and practice of the hand-Shirodhara (oil forehead cast), as an integrative part of the facial treatment
- indications, contraindications and intensive practical practice of the massage techniques

Ayurvedic back and dry massage
- effect, Application possibilities and treatment techniques of the Ayurvedic massage techniques Pristhabhyanga (back massage) and Garshan (silk glove massage)
- Explanations, demonstration and practical practice of the Pristhabhyanga back massage with procedure, grips and strokes
- Introduction to the treatment of local back marma points
- Release pent-up emotions via the back
- Explanations, demonstration and practical practice of the Garshan silk glove massage in variations appropriate to the type.
- Ayurveda and Detox: indications, contraindications and application of metabolism stimulating, weight reducing and emotionally releasing treatment techniques

Final exam AMW - practical
Practical final exam: demonstration of a 45-minute Ayurvedic massage incl. pre- and post-treatment


Sandra Anliker Massage
Sandra Anliker
Daniela Vogler
Simone Peer
Karin Bachmaier
Karin Bachmaier
Maria Büdel
Maria Büdel
Petra Wolfinger Porträt
Petra Wolfinger
Porträt Leini Siebenaller
Léini Siebenaller
Sigrun Haake
Sigrun Srikama Laepple Haake
Stefan Pachinger Porträt
Stefan Pachinger
Malle Marion Portrait
Mag. Marion Malle


Training fee from € 2.155

plus examination fee € 125
minus discount for payment in one sum in advance € 0

plus room and board - only for attendance dates in Birstein

On the campus of the European Academy of Ayurveda there are guest houses available. For your overnight stay during the training you can choose from rooms of different categories. Ayurvedic full board from our organic kitchen is included in the room price.

Payment method

Deposit € 500

Final payment

a) In one lump sum up to one month before the start of training at the latest (immediately for eLearning modules so that we can activate your eSeminars immediately.)
b) Option for participants from Germany and Austria: monthly installments of EUR 250 each by direct debit. Payment (direct debit) of the monthly installments is made on the 1st of each month, starting from the month of the start of the training booked here, immediately for eAcademy modules. If the training starts with eAcademy modules, the activation is provisionally carried out immediately after receipt of the down payment, regularly after receipt of the first monthly installment.


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For whom?

Especially recommended for
- all those who want to experience and pass on Ayurveda through massage
- participants who first want to complete the pure massage part of the training to become an Ayurvedic massage practitioner
- people who work or would like to work in the wellness sector and/or in preventive health
- physiotherapists and masseurs who want to integrate Ayurvedic massage into their practice

Learning checks and examination

In this specialized course you prove on the digital learning platform that you have internalized the knowledge from this course and demonstrate your massage skills in a practical exam.

- Learning checks: Each module ends with a learning check to assure you and us that you have achieved the learning objectives. It includes 20 multiple choice questions and must be passed with at least 70%. You can take the learning check a maximum of three times.

- Qualification test: At the end of the course, you will be able to take a qualification test on the learning platform. You will be asked 8 questions: 4 questions about the networked knowledge and application of your coaching training and 4 questions from the learning checks of your training modules. You have two free attempts to answer the questions.

- Practical final exam: Demonstration of a 45-minute Ayurvedic massage incl. pre- and post-treatment

After you have successfully passed everything, you have reached your goal: Your certificate as an Ayurvedic wellness practitioner is ready for you to download from the learning platform.

At a glance



Required previous knowledge:



211 learning hours* à 60 min.
-> 4 Modules (see below) + Learning assignments = 180 hrs

Standard period of study 4-6 months

Learning forms/hours (per module):
45 learning hrs of which
22,5 hrs presence (3 days)

Blended learning:
Maximum 1 of 4 modules as e-learning

Training fee from € 2.155
Already completed parts of the training will be credited: see prices

plus examination fee € 125

plus room and board, if applicable

* Learning hours = total number of didactically accompanied and supervised incl. lessons, prepared exercises, guided learning or guided practical exercises, learning checks practice, learning checks in each case in online or in presence or also in own work.

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Your individual choice of dates

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Basic modules

Abhyanga full body massage

3 days

Kalari full body massage

3 days

Partial body massages of foot, hand and face with hand shirodhara

3 days

Advanced modules

Attendance of at least 1 basic module is recommended in advance

Ayurvedic back and dry massage

3 days

Competence modules

Only recommended towards the end of the training

Final exam AMW - practical

0 days

Entry-level seminars

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First get a taste, then decide - all seminars can be credited towards a later training program