Shirodhara Course

Acupuncture Cam Therapy Institute
In Dehradun

Price on request

Important information

  • Course
  • Dehradun
  • Duration:
    3 Months

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Uttaranchal, India
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Course programme

Shirodhara, an element of Ayurvedic medicine, has been used for 5,000 years in India. The word Shirodhara breaks down into two ideas: "shiro," meaning head, and "dhara," which means flow. Together they form a concept that aims to bring physical and emotional balance by rejuvenating the spirit and preserving health.

Shirodhara Equipment
Shirodhara equipment can range from the very traditional to the modern looking systems, it is importation that you have a system that works for your business and the look of the spa. Equipment is reviewed, different types of vessels and heaters and oil collection units

Client Consultation
The treatment begins by having clients fill out a short questionnaire, which analyses hair, skin, appetite, temperament and sleep habits. This information determines their primary dosha, though people are usually a combination of two. The doshas, which are based on the elements of air, fire, water and earth, and using specific oils, herbs for that type; and combining the treatment with other kinds of bodywork. A client chart is completed to help with the Shirodhara Therapy

Shirodhara Treatment Procedure
Treatment room, equipment and client set up are presented and practiced, and students experience a practical Shirodhara as oil is poured slowly in a steady stream from a freestanding vessel directly onto their partners forehead. All health regulations regarding cleaning of equipment are practiced.