Dedicated to teaching Authentic Ayurvedic programs in Kerala, India. We offer different certification programs which are available through our in class room centers or through distance learning. Our mission is to integrate traditional Ayurvedic wisdom and healing with scientific research. With our one-month training program you will be able to practice most of the Ayurvedic massages and Panchakarma Procedures. If you are interested and have enough time to spend, there are some other advanced courses also. Here we are conducting NINE (9) different training programs in Ayurveda at this center.

  • Certificate Course on Ayurvedic cosmetology Advanced (2 week course)

    1. Introduction of Ayurveda, History of Ayurveda.

    2. Fundamentals of Ayurveda – basic fundamental principles.


    • Tridosha concept
    • Pancha Mahabhootha concept
    • Sapta Dhatu
    • Agni
    • Rasa
    • Mala
    • Srotas
    • Koshta

    • Abhyanga (Oil massage)
    • Udhwarthana (Powder massage with medicinal powders)
    • Shirodhara with medicated milk
    • Shirodhara with medicated Oil
    • Body Massage / Table Massage
    • Podikizhi (Powder Bolus Massage )
    • Herbal facial
    • Face massage
    • Head massage
    • Foot massage (padabhyanga)

  • Traditional Ayurvedic Massage and Panchakarma Therapy (1 month)


    1.  Herbal facial

    • Face massage and facial
    • Head massage (shiroabhyanga)
    • Foot massage (padabhyanga)
    • Udhwarthana (Powder massage with medicinal powder)
    2. Kerala Special Procedures

    • Elakizhi (bolus bag massage with medicinal leaves)
    • Navarakizhi (bolus bag massage with medicinal rice)
    • Podikizhi (bolus bag massage with medicinal powder)
    • Abhyanga (oil massage)
    • Pizhichil (oil bath)
    • Shirodhara (Thailadhara, Ksheeradhara)
    • Traditional Kalari Marma massage
    • Table massage

    • Nasyam (Nasal Instillation)
    • Tharpanam (Special Eye Treatment using Medicated Oil)
    • Karnapooranam (Retention of warm thick medicated oil in Ear)
    • Greeva Vasti (Retention of warm thick medicated oil over the Neck)
    • Katti Vasti (Retention of warm thick medicated oil over the lower back)
    • Janu Vasti (Retention of warm thick medicated oil over the Knee Joint)

  • Ayurvedic Herbology and Pharmacology – 1 Month Course
    1. BHAISHAJYA KALPANA: (Pharmacology)

    • Introduction
    • History of Ayurvedic Pharmacology
    • Dravya (Matter) and its classifications
    • Ausdham (medicine) and its classifications
    •  Basic principles of Ayurvedic pharmaceuticals
    • Collection of Herbs
    • Measurements for Ayurveda
    • Preparation of Medicine
    • Concept of taste, qualities, potency and actions in Ayurveda
    • Medicine Administration
    • Posology in Ayurveda
    • Catalyst and Adjoins of Herbal Medicines
    • Time of Administration of medicine in Ayurveda
    • Shelf life of Ayurvedic Medicine
    • Nomenclature of Ayurvedic Medicine
    • Storage of Ayurvedic Medicine
    2. DRAVYA GUNA: (Herbology)

    • Introduction
    • Study of 90 Common herbs available Globally with Ayurvedic Reference
      • Family
      • Botanical name
      • English name
      • Qualities
      • Functions
      • Indications
      • Parts used
      • Dosage
      • Preparation
      • Home remedies
    • Detailed study of 20 Worldwide Generic Ayurvedic Herbs.
      • Family
      • Botanical name
      • English name
      • Morphology
      • Qualities
      • Functions
      • Indications
      • Parts used
      • Dosage
      • Preparations
      • Researches and Chemical Constituents
      • Home remedies

    • Swarasa kalpana (Ayurvedic approach on juice extraction and its benefits)
    • Kalka (Ayurvedic approach on paste preparation and its benefits)
    • Phanta (Ayurvedic approach on hot infusion and its benefits)
    • Hima (Ayurvedic approach on cold infusion and its benefits)
    • Panaka (Ayurvedic approach on drinks and its benefits)
    • Churna (Ayurvedic approach on powder preparation and its benefits)
    • Kwatha (Ayurvedic approach on decotions and its benefits)
    • Massage Oil Preparation
    • Medicated Ghee Preparation
    • Vasti kalpana (preparation of enema medicine)
    • Visha dravya Shodhana (poison purification)
    • Avalehya (Confection preparation)
    • Vati ( (Ayurvedic approach on Tablet Preparation extraction)
    • Preparation of Herbal Eye Collyrium
    • Medicated Ghee Preparation
    • Herbal Smoking roll preparation.
    • Preparation of curd, Ghee, Butter, Butter Milk and its ayurvedic approach.
    • Medicated Milk Preparation with Ayurvedic Approach
    • Syrup and Candy preparation with Ayurvedic approach.
    • Concentration Preparation
  • Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant Course – 1 Month course

    • Ayurvedic concept on Health, Healthy Diet and Digestion
    • Body Constitution and Character Assessment in Ayurveda
    • Ayurvedic concept on Cause of disease
    • Detail of Dieseases and six stages
    • Concept of Ayurveda on Poison, non poison and incompatible food
    • Communicable Disease, mode of transmission and Prevention
    • Diseases and diagnosis
    • Ayurvedic approach on Dream and Sleep
    • Naturopathy and hydrotherapy
    • Mud therapy heliotheraoy chromotherapy

    Ayurvedic concept and management on folowing ailments:

    • Gastric disorders
    • Constipation
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Psoriasis and Skin disorders
    • Hair fall, Dandruff and Graying of Hairs
    • Eye Diseases
    • Gynecological Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Migraine
    • Vertigo
    • Epilepsy
    • Mouth Ulcer
    • Hyper and Hypothyroidism
    • Sinusitis, Tonsilitis, Nasal Bleeding and Common Cold
    • Tuberculosis, Asthma and Respiratory Disorders
    • Blood Pressure – High and Low
    • Varicose vein and Ulcer
    • Insomnia, Bed Wetting, Depression
    • Jaundice, Anemia
    • Diabetes, Gouty Arthritis, Obesity, Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Weight Loss, Body pains, Muscle cramp, Low back ache, Cervical pains

    • Ayurvedic Methodology on Disease Diagnosis
    • Examine Blood Pressure
    • Examination of Musculo Skeletal system.
    • Examination of GIT (Gastro Intestinal Tract)
    • Cupping and Hijama in Ayurveda
    • Preparing Medical case report of Patient
    • Leach therapy
    • Ayurvedic Approach on Skincare
    • Ayurvedic Approach on Haircare
    • Ayurvedic Approach on EyeCare
    • Hydrotherapy
    • Mud therapy
    • Ayurvedic Approach on Hip bath and other procedure
    • Patient Interaction and case report preparation
    • Examination of nerve system
    • Medicated Oil Preparation for Oil Bath
    • Njavara Preparation ( Medicated Porridge for Massage)
    • Workshop on Clinical Experience based on Area of Interest.

Distance Learning Programme

We are also conducting distant learning program in Ayurvedic Massage and Panchakarma Therapy through e-mail. Students who join this course will get their lessons in Ayurveda through e-mail / post depending on their choice.

This course is of six months duration and is divided into six modules. Each module is again subdivided into 2 parts. Students will get one part each in two weeks internal. At the end of each module there will be a set of questions to work out.

After finishing the six modules, the students will have to submit a paper on the subject of Ayurveda. This unique course is designed in such a way to give a thorough understanding of Ayurveda in about six months. Once the course is complete, the students can also undergo a 10 days practical training at our hospital in different types of Ayurvedic massages at any time depending on their convenience.

If the student wants to continue his / her practice for more time they can do it with a nominal fee. There will be a dedicated Ayurvedic doctors to clear the doubts of the students through e-mail. A detail of the syllabus is along with this mail.

Note: Correspondence course syllabus is same as one month regular course.

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1.  Certificate course on Ayurvedic cosmetology (Basic) – 1week course 9:15 am to 11:00 am & 11:30 am to 13:15 pm, Saturday and Sunday no classes
2. Certificate Course on Ayurvedic Cosmetology (Advanced) – 2week course 9:15 am to 11:00 am & 11:30 am to 13:15 pm, Saturday and Sunday no classes
3. Traditional Ayurvedic massage and panchakarma therapy – 1 Month 9:15 am to 11:00 am & 11:30 am to 13:15 pm, Saturday and Sunday no classes
4. Ayurvedic Herbology and Pharmacology – 1 Month 12:30 pm to 16:15 pm & 16:45 pm to 18:30pm, Saturday and Sunday no classes
5. Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant Course – 1 Month 9:15 am to 11:00 am & 11:30 am to 13:15 pm, Saturday and Sunday no classes
6. Yoga course for Beginners 07:00 am to 08:30 am
7. Yoga Therapy course :07:00 am to 08:30 am
8. Yoga teacher training course 7.00 to 9.30 & 19:30 pm to 20:30pm, Saturday and Sunday no classes
9. Kalaripayattu (kerala martial arts) 19.30 pm to 21.00pm, Saturday and Sunday no class

Fresh batches start on the first weekdays of every month. 

Anybody who have interest in and have motivation towards Ayurveda can join our course. If you are unable to join this time, you can opt for the correspondence course and join the regular course on a later date upon your convenience. The correspondence course also covers the same syllabuses that of regular one month course.

One month regular training will teach you to perform all Ayurvedic massages and the Kerala Specialty Massages (such as Navarakizhi, Elakizhi, Abhyanga, Dhara treatment and Kalari-Marma massages). This training program will also give you an understanding of the basic principles of Ayurveda, Ayurvedic treatments and Panchakarma therapy.

We are based in the beautiful southern state of India– Kerala. Here the climate is very comfortable and people are very friendly (in fact Kerala is the only state inIndia having 100 % literacy).

Our Addressees is as follows.

P.V.A. Ayurvedic Multi Specialty Hospital
Kattampally, Kannur District,Kerala State,India– 670015



For the Students joining this course, it is not just a one-month course, in fact it is the beginning of a long-term association with our institution. Students will get all support needed for their practice like oils, medicines, technical support, guidance, etc .If you want to have more idea about the institution and the courses you can contact any of our former students mentioned in our web site to know their opinions about the course. We are of the view that there are a number of different Massages in Ayurveda, which you can incorporate with your professions. Please check the detailed information of the course syllabus below and let us know when you are planning to join the course. If you want to have more info or any help please feel free to call me–at any time and we are waiting hear from you.

  • Students can stay in our center which is located just in front of backwater.
  • All rooms have attached bathroom, 2 single beds or 1 double bed, desk and chair, TV, and closet with private lock. Most of the rooms have sit-out.internet facilities are available in all room with wi-fi connection with free of cost .

If you are interested in joining in the above course, please let us know at the earliest. For more information please feel free to ask and we are happy to help you.

With regards
Dr. Poilan (Director and Chief Physician)


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