Ayurvedic Bodyworker Retreat
Open up your practice to new possibilities!
Help your clients find balance and peace at a deeper level.
Enjoy the beauty of an Ohio Autumn at a retreat lodge in the rolling hills in Southeast Ohio
Join us March 2023 for a full immersion in Ayurvedic
Bodywork, and enhance your massage therapy practice by
offering Ayurvedic massage therapy.
• 19 Hours NCBTMB approved training in Ayurvedic Bodywork
• 2 additional hours of online training & practice
• 3 nights lodging at beautiful Hocking Hills, Ohio
• All supplies & handouts
• Time for yoga, reflection, and hiking in a peaceful setting
Who should take this?
This training is open anyone with the "license to touch" according to your state's regulations, such as licensed massage therapists, physical therapists, nurses, etc. This is also open to those who have had previous training in Ayurveda. Call or text for more details, or to see if you qualify. 720-250-6669.
What will I learn?
You'll learn the philosophy and theory behind Ayurvedic techniques and assessment, along with hands-on practice and protocols.
Understand and learn the contraindications, preparations, and treatment protocols to the following ayurvedic bodywork applications:
Correlation of energetics through Marma Chikitsa
Understand the elemental and constitutional theories for self care and client-based application
Acquaint yourself with external herbal oil applications commonly used in ayurvedic bodywork
Discover the process of client intake and documentation through the Ayurvedic lens
Find a deeper practice of mindfulness and the connection with the natural world through Ayurveda
March 12-17, 2023
The cost of this training includes two days of in-person training PLUS lodging and breakfast in a beautiful resort-like cabin in the Hocking Hills of Ohio. You'll also have some free time to hike, explore, journal and find deep rest in the quiet of nature while you give and receive bodywork and learn these techniques. This is a complete immersion into Abhyanga and introductory Ayurvedic bodywork.
Class sizes are intentionally kept small. Register now for your seat in this one-of-a-kind class!
This course has been approved for 19 hours of coursework from NCBTMB.
6 hours may be used for YACEP continuing education from Yoga Alliance
This training will give you the depth of knowledge and understanding needed to offer Ayurvedic bodywork to your clients within the framework of your scope of practice and after fully assessing their needs and understanding the indications and contraindications for these treatments.
This could be a game-changer for your practice as together, we integrate the knowledge of the natural world and the environment with physical, emotional and spiritual balance through Ayurveda.
Who is teaching this course?
The instructor for this class is Jeannie Faulkner, M.S., M.Ed., LMT, AyT. Jeannie has been studying and teaching Ayurveda for over 16 years and has been using the tools you'll be learning to help her clients find balance through Ayurveda. Jeannie learned these techniques and theories through years of study, both in India and the US, and through her daily practice with clients and through the integration of Ayurveda into her own life. She has a Master's degree in Education from Ohio University and a Master of Science degree in Integrative Health and Ayurveda from MIU. She believes we can help ourselves holistically by integrating body, mind and spirit and through a deeper connection with the natural world. Jeannie loves to share and keeps classes engaging and interesting.
What is the cost of the training?
The cost for all five days full days of training plus 10 hours of additional online training and practice to become an Ayurvedic Bodyworker is $1800. This includes:
5 nights lodging in a comfortable shared loft room at Meadowlark Lodge (you get a queen size bed to yourself- sharing the space with three other students - private rooms available for an additional fee. Call or text Jeannie at 720-250-6669 for details.) Breakfast every day in the lodge.
Do you have questions? If this resonates with you, schedule a phone call with Jeannie by clicking here:
There are a limited amount of spaces available, so take advantage of this opportunity as soon as possible.
To schedule a call to see if this is a good fit for you and your practice, send an email to Jeannie at firstname.lastname@example.org. ,
or text 720-250-6669
We will be following CDC guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting during the hands-on portion of the class.