Ayurvedic Yoga Massage with Ananta Sylvain Girard. Warming up and deep tissue massage

Goa, India – Certified Ayurvedic Yoga Massage Training

Become a Certified Ayurvedic Yoga Massage Practitioner

Join our next training in North Goa, India, on the white sand sea-side of Mandrem beach, the most peaceful and preserved part of Arambol area.
Learn how to give this amazing yoga bodywork treatment to make yourself and others feel good. Acquire the original AYM method directly from the pioneer Ayurvedic Yoga Massage teacher Ananta Sylvain Girard, founder of the ARYM Institute (Mysore, India). ARYM certification allows you to develop professionally as an AYM practitioner worldwide. This 15-day intensive course is 90% hands-on and will teach you everything you need to know to provide (or improve) professional Ayurvedic Yoga Massage tailored to clients’ individual needs. The teaching of massage uses the proven Kusum Modak method. Every participant experiences daily with the AYM treatment, being alternately the masseur and the massaged person. Aside from many yoga-stretches and massage techniques taught, everyone revives their capacities to give and receive. Thus naturally reconnects with their psycho-corporal integrity. That aims to develop a conscious touch and a benevolent presence that are essential to the profession.

Pre-requisite: The course is suited for everyone with a genuine interest in massage, including beginners and professionals of all levels.

Ayurvedic Yoga Massage (AYM)

Inspired by the Indian traditions of Yoga and Ayurveda, Ayurvedic Yoga Massage therapy (AYM) combines deep tissue oil massage and yoga-based assisted stretching. It should be emphasised that although it also has its roots in Ayurveda, Ayurvedic Yoga Massage is a different bodywork from Abhyanga Massage or other traditional Ayurvedic treatments: only a little massage oil is used, an exfoliating powder is applied, assisted stretching is the central part of the treatment, etc.: Ayurvedic Yoga Massage vs traditional Abhyangam & Ayurveda massages

About the teacher

Ananta Sylvain GIRARD is the founder and head instructor of the ARYM institute established in Mysore, India, dedicated to AYM since 1996. This french-born teacher took on the role of senior assistant and collaborating partner of Master Kusum Modak (developer of the method Ayurvedic Yoga Massage), by organising dozens of AYM therapist training courses taught by Kusum in Pune and Goa, from 1996 to 2001. A trained anatomist by his tutor, professor Blandine Calais-Germain, Ananta teaches AYM with clear instructions and a precise touch. Being well-known on the fashion and show-business circuit, Ananta is a sought-after therapist serving renowned international clients. Over the last 25 years, Ananta has been spreading AYM around the world with thousands of students during hundreds of therapist training courses. Learn more

Courses offered in Mandrem Beach, Goa

  • Jan 28 – Feb 11, 2022: AYM Certified Therapist Training / €780 EUR

    This hands-on intensive training teaches you to:
    • Deliver a tailor-made 60 to 90-minutes full-body massage.
    • The client care protocol from A to Z.
    • Use your hands and feet to apply tens of powerful techniques of deep tissue massage.
    • Perform over a hundred corrective assisted yoga-based stretches.
    • Give a stunning facial massage.

    Duration: 56 hours over 15 days
    Certification: AYM Certified Practitioner / Therapist Diploma
    Professional Affiliation: **Our certification is approved by IICT (International Institute for Complementary Therapists) and qualifies you for discounted premiums and extended coverage on Public Liability Indemnity Insurance.

Other sub-courses offered in Mandrem Beach, Goa

The following two courses take place during the therapist training program. They are suitable and can be applied by those who do not have enough time to attend the entire course, as well as by former students who would like a refresher:

  • Jan 28 – Feb 1, 2022: Fundamentals of the AYM Therapy / €320 EUR

    Space priority is given to students registered for the complete AYM Therapist training

  • Any 5 days of this training: AYM Refresher Course / €400 EUR

    Only for AYM certified practitioners

  • Any additional day: €80 EUR

Event Status

CONFIRMED (Due to the current Covid-19 situation, we are highly advising not to make yet your travel arrangements).

How to book your space

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More information

Timing: 9:15 – 14:45 (could be still adjusted on students request)

Days off:
Day 3: Sun 30th Jan
Day 9: Sat 5th Feb
Day 10: Sun 6th Feb
Day 15: Fri 11th Feb

Accommodation and Meals
Vegetarian-vegan lunch offered after class.
More about planning your stay in Mandrem Beach, Goa

Completing your education
Refresher courses, Diploma, Teacher Training, and Masterclasses are also available.
Other Ayurvedic Yoga Massage training dates in France and worldwide

See other training dates in India: Ayurvedic Yoga Massage training in Pune, Mysore, and Goa
See other training dates worldwide: Ayurvedic Yoga Massage global schedule

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    Venue Address (to be confirmed, read below)
    Himalaya Yoga Valley Center,
    Mandrem Beach, Junas Wadda, Pernem, Goa 403527, India

    Notice: In the current situation of the Covid-19 pandemic, and due to the strong pressure exerted on our partner Himalayan Yoga Valley, to program its yoga teacher training, we will only have a firm confirmation of the rental place the month before the training starting date. So, please note that the venue of the training could therefore be changed. We recommend to be careful and not to book your accommodation before the venue confirmation. Google map

    ARYM teaches the method Kusum Modak of Ayurveda Yoga Massage since 1996


    THIS TRAININDeposit fee for the AYM Therapist Training in Mandrem Beach, Goa / January-February 2022: €300 / Remaining Balance €480

    **Secure your seat(s) by paying 1 deposit fee for each participant. Remaining balance of €480 to be paid before the course start.

    Available spaces: 100
    The THIS TRAININDeposit fee for the AYM Therapist Training in Mandrem Beach, Goa / January-February 2022: ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.
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    Gen 28 2022 - Feb 11 2022


    09:15 - 14:15




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