Come and immerse yourself in this beautiful work during the two 5-Day hands-on workshop retreats, held in Santa Barbara in 2020. Study the science of Ayurveda and the art of Pancha Karma and Sacred Bodywork is sure to be a very inspired and rewarding experience on so many levels. Give and receive these amazing therapies as you work with your fellow students, and learn Ayurveda in a supportive, beautiful environment. Student housing support is offered for all students who are coming from out of town and a wide variety of options are available. A delicious lunch is included daily.

First 5-Day Workshop Retreat, May 13-17th, 2020

Day 1:

9:30-10am-Opening and closing rituals

10-Noon - Indian head massage

Noon-1:00-Lunch buffet 

1:00-3:30pm-Abhyanga massage training#1

4pm- Closing circle 

Day 2:

9:30-10am-Intro to Marma

10-Noon-Abhyanga # 2

Noon-1:00pm-Lunch

1:00-3:30pm, Abhyanga # 3

4pm Closing circle 

 

Day 3:

9:30-10am-Herbal Kitchen (making oil, PK recipes) 

10-Noon-Abhyanga # 4

Noon-1:00pm Lunch

1:00-3:30pm-Abyanga # 5

4pm Closing circle

 

Day 4:

9:30-11am- Marma Foot treatment

11-Noon- Abyanga # 6

Noon-1:00pm Lunch

1:00-4pm- Abhyanga and hot towel compresses

 

Day 5:

9:30-10am-Biz-Work with CAP, marketing, set up clinic, scope of practice, ethics

10-Noon- Steam therapies (Svedhana, Nadi, Box, bath)

Noon-1:00pm Lunch

1:00-3:30pm Shirodhara (Demo Shiro manual only, do electric on each other)

4pm Closing circle

Second 5-Day Workshop Retreat, July 22-26th, 2020

Day 1:

9:30-10am-More opening and closing rituals

10-Noon - Nasya--Sinus Treatment part #1

Noon-1:00-Lunch buffet 

1:00-3:00pm-Nasya-part #2

3:00-4pm-Garshan, Ayurvedic silk glove massage

Day 2:

9:30-11am-Ayurvedic Sense therapies-part #1  (Netra Tarpana)  

11-Noon-AV Sense therapies-part #2 (Kavalagraha, Gandusa)

Noon-1:00pm-Lunch

1:00-3:30pm, AV Sense therapy-part #3 (Cont. Nasya, Karna Purana)

4pm Closing circle 

Day 3:

9:30-10am-Herbal Kitchen (making Pinda, PK recipes) 

10-Noon-Pinda Svedhana # 1

Noon-1:00pm Lunch

1:00-3:30pm-Pinda # 2

4pm Closing circle

Day 4:

9:30-10am-Herbal Kitchen (Udvartana wet/dry, Basti, PK recipes)

10-Noon- Udvartana, part #1 (Dry/Wet)

Noon-1:00pm Lunch

1:00-4pm- Udvartana, part #2

 

Day 5:

9:30-10am-Lepas - Herbal, localized paste application and herbal kitchen and apothecary 101 

11-Noon- Marma Therapy-Advanced (Chakra basti) - part #1

Noon-1:00pm Lunch

1:00-3:30pm Marma Therapy (Full Body Marma) - part #2

4pm Closing circle