7 Days Ayurveda Abhyangam Massage Training in Spain

Ayurvedic Abhyangam Massage Training, Spain

The wonderful benefits of Ayurveda medicine and massage await you in beautiful Spain! During this residential course, you will learn how to perform the ancient Abhyangam massage with theory and practice, with ayurvedic food on the side to make you feel renewed. You will feel deep relaxation, personal development, energy balance, a healthier complexion, and increased energy, amongst many other great things during this training.

Meet the instructors

Javier
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Highlights

  • Diploma or certificate
  • Body, head, and face massage
  • Abhyangam massage practice with two and four hands
  • Ayurveda theory and Ayurvedic cuisine
  • Many oils brought from Kerala, India
  • 3 daily organic vegetarian meals
  • 6 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Spanish, English
The maximum participants in the group is 4
Airport transfer available:
Alicante International Airport (US$163 per person)
Airport transfer available:
Valencia Airport (US$163 per person)
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
16:00
Check-out Time:
16:00

Facilities

  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bicycle rental
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Wireless internet

As you’ll be one of the four only guests at Ayurvedic Massage training Retreat in our Home Care Mediterranean Coast at Benimeli, you’re guaranteed individual care and attention at all times for a optimal use of the teachings. The venue is exclusively yours for the duration of your stay.

The accommodation will be in a private or shared room. Dhara Holistic Care has selected a beautiful venue for this Ayurveda training in the essence of the Mediterranean coast.

One of the things Dhara Holistic Care regular clients really value is having the house to themselves whilst knowing they are nearby.

Customers normally book with a partner or friend interested in the same purpose, and then we provide a discount.

The house is ideal for four guests. There are two bedrooms, along with the bathroom, a treatment room and a peaceful living room with a private swimming pool. We have a small library of books on Ayurveda and yoga available. The nearest beach is 10 minutes by car.

Beautiful and deliciously decorated spaces with harmony, simplicity, and tranquility.

Program

The program will include theory and practice of the following Abhyangam Ayurvedic massages from Kerala:

  • Massage Abhyangam Sukhathirummu Malayam or therapeutic massage rejuvenation for the full body - taught and synchronized to two and four hands
  • Shiro Abhyangam or Champi-massage full therapeutic head massage
  • Abhyangam Mukha-massage full massage therapy facial

The week will include 36 hours of teaching spread for assimilation in six hours per day approximately, three hours in the morning from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and two and half hours in the afternoon from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. It will be divided into six hours of basic theory and thirty hours of practical classes to assimilate methodical treatments perfectly, which constitutes a total of thirty-six teaching hours. The course will be held within the deadline, as it is an intensive training character.

Theory (6 hours) - Introduction to Ayurveda

  • Definition
  • Goals
  • Health care concept
  • The eight branches of Ayurveda
  • Essential qualities of the therapist

History

  • Mythological and historical roots
  • Transmission of Ayurveda through centuries and civilizations
  • Prohibition and liberalization
  • Ayurveda in the 21 century

Philosophy

  • Cosmology and philosophy of creation principles
  • Holistic philosophy
  • Yoga and Ayurveda
  • Dharma: purpose of life
  • The four attributes of human being: atma, manas, indriyas, and sharira
  • All three gunas

Theory of Ayurvedic medicine and its basic concepts

  • Theory of the five great elements
  • Concept of body, mind, and soul
  • Theory of the tridosha and its subdivisions
  • Features and functions of doshas
  • Concept and the constitution of the body, balance, and imbalance
  • Balancing the doshas and the characteristics of each prakruti
  • Health-balance concept
  • The three different constitutions or tridhosas and Ayurvedic test
  • Three gunas, attributes, physical, psychological, and mental actions
  • Yoga, meditation, and pranayama

Practice (30 hours)

The practice consists of Ayurvedic massage practices Abhyangam. Abhyangam massage practices with one and two therapists, in a traditional way. You will learn this traditional massage methodically and finish the course with the appropriate knowledge to start practicing for yourself. You will learn theses three massages from Kerala:

  • Massage Abhyangam Sukhathirummu Malayam or therapeutic massage rejuvenation for full body - taught and synchronized to two and four hands
  • Abhyangam or Champi-massage Shiro Abhyangam full therapeutic head massage
  • Abhyangam Mukha-massage full massage therapy facial

Daily program

Day 1

  • 16:00 Welcome and check in with some detox juices
  • 17:00 Introduction and Ayurvedic basic principles
  • 20:00 Vegetarian dinner

Day 2

  • 09:00 Vegetarian breakfast
  • 10:30 Theory class
  • 12:00 Teatime
  • 12:15 Theory class
  • 13:00 Massage class
  • 14:00 Vegetarian lunch
  • 15:00 Free time
  • 17:00 Massage class
  • 20:00 Vegetarian dinner

Days 3 to 6

  • 09:00 Vegetarian breakfast
  • 10:00 Theory class
  • 10:30 Massage class
  • 12:00 Teatime
  • 12:15 Massage class
  • 14:00 Vegetarian lunch
  • 15:00 Free time
  • 17:00 Massage class
  • 18:30 Teatime
  • 18:45 Massage class
  • 20:00 Vegetarian dinner

Day 7

  • 09:00 Vegetarian breakfast
  • 10:30 Massage class
  • 12:00 Teatime
  • 12:15 Massage class
  • 14:00 Vegetarian lunch
  • 16:00 Namaste and check out

Included excursions

If you wish you can make some excursions to the nearby beaches or to picturesque places in the area at no additional charge.

Instructors

Javier Mantecón
Asramam Vazhavara College, Kerala (Ayurvedic Massage)
University of Kerala (Ayurveda Practitioner)
Javier has been traveling to India for over 15 years with continuous experience as a teacher of yoga and meditation. Asia has been a place of his continuous inspiration as different teachers in different areas have given him a broad and solid vision. He is also the creator and founder of several wellness centers, projects, and the coordinator of massages and treatments for six years in specialized centers and spas. Javier has a diploma in Ayurveda and panchakarma massage in Asramam Vazhavara College, Kerala, and in Ayurveda treatments by Dr. Vijay Carolin of the University of Kerala, India.

Location

Benimeli is situated north of Segaria Valley and is regarded as the very northern part of the Costa Blanca coastline. The sun is said to shine here 320 days a year. Segaria Valley and Javea are divided by the Montgo mountain – said to resemble a sleeping elephant. The area is certainly spectacular and offers a number of walking routes. Benimeli is on the coast and the 20 km of beaches (15 min. by car) are of very high quality. Every year the beaches are awarded the European Blue Flag for their water quality and clean fine sand.

Les Rotes is a nature area with no boats allowed and has a variety of marine life to see. Snorkeling and scuba diving are very popular in this section of Denia. This part of the coast is protected including the natural dunes, caves, plants, and wildlife.

Food

The price of this retreat includes all vegetarian meals. Food during the retreat will be vegetarian and mostly organic. During the retreat, you will receive valuable information on the principles of yoga diet and how to incorporate health into your everyday routines. The proper digestion and regular detox is the key to physical and mental health and to a decrease of disease.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Tea
  • Detox juices

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Organic
  • Ayurvedic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

During your free time during this retreat, you can visit the large market in the Monday morning, explore the ruins of the historic landmark of the castles, take a walk along the walking routes in Montgo Natural Park which provides you with stunning views over Denia, and visit the Torre del Gerro viewpoint which is a 16th century watch tower that can be accessed via a steep walking trail.

What's included

  • 3 daily organic, vegetarian meals
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 36 hours of practice and theory
  • Abhyangam massage theory and practice
  • Diploma or certificate
  • Many oils brought from Kerala, India
  • Ayurveda theory and practice

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Personal expenses

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

Please book your flights to Valencia Airport (VLC) or Alicante–Elche Airport (ALC). Transfer from and to the airport is available on request. The cost of the transfer is 140 EUR for 3 persons maximum and one hour.

Arrival by bus

From Valencia airport, you can take a one-hour bus (16 EUR) to Denia, and then take a taxi to the venue. The taxi from Denia bus station to the venue costs around 30 EUR, in some cases we can pick up the clients to the station.

Airport: Alicante International Airport Airport transfer available: Alicante International Airport (US$163 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Valencia Airport Airport transfer available: Valencia Airport (US$163 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 90 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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Dhara Wellness Garden offers availablity throughout the year, if you come with a partner, discounts will be made. Please inquire for more information.

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