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AYM instructor programme registration

Become an Ayurvedic Yoga Massage instructor

Join our therapist training as a student instructor to evolve and become a certified Ayurvedic Yoga Massage trainer

Prerequisite: This training programme is open only to AYM Therapist Diploma (112 hours minimum) confirmed by consistent practice.

** The upcoming training courses will be held in Taipei, Paris, Provence, Bruxelles, Mysore, Goa. See the schedule.

The transmission of the Ayurvedic Yoga Massage method

You will receive your certification from Ananta Sylvain Girard. A pioneer of AYM, Ananta worked with Master Kusum Modak, the creator of the AYM method, on 30 full therapist training programmes (1996-2001) in Pune and Goa. Since then, he has conducted over 250 therapist training courses to thousands of students over the past 30 years. Learn more about Ananta


AYM Assistant Instructor Courses

The instructor training programme offers the opportunity to assist Ananta during one or several AYM Therapist courses. You will be trained to lead the programme and learn the transmission of the method as a confident teacher.

The complete instructor training program consists of 3 stages:

  • AYM student Instructor (I)
    Participate at a primary training as student instructor / +70 hrs*
    Certificate of participation
  • AYM student Instructor (II)
    Participate at a second training as student instructor ** / +100 hrs***
    Certificate of participation
  • AYM Certified Instructor (III)
    Participate at 3 trainings at least, as student instructor **Follow a group of students in post-training and report back / +100 hrs** (of variable duration).
    Certified Instructor (After results of the post-training work).

*Including 56 hours of the AYM Therapist course and 14 hours of preparation, meetings and reports before and after classes.

**Following this training and depending on results, the newly authorised instructors can easily facilitate the 2 to 8-day courses.

***Including 56 hours of the AYM Therapist course, 14 hours of preparation, meetings and reports before and after classes and over 30 hours of the tutorial period, where the apprentice follows the evolution of a group of students in the post-training support.

You will learn to: 

  • The sequences of learning
  • Analysis of practice
  • Professional trainer ethics
  • Organise your career development

More details on the AYM instructor’s syllabus

If you are interested in applying for an AYM Instructor Training Course, please follow these steps:

  • Select below your preferred training dates and location
  • Click “book now” and complete the application form. Select “Student Instructor I-III”
  • Don’t forget to include a brief message outlining your prior experience with AYM
  • Select “Bank transfer” as your payment method, but do not make any payment at this time
  • We will be in touch with you after we receive your registration form.
  • Please note that upcoming training courses are currently available for the Student Instructor position. If there is no dates and locations below, please click on this link
    August 18 - 27, 2024
    14:30 - 13:30

    Ayurvedic Yoga Massage Retreat in Provence / Aug 2024

    October 05 - 13, 2024
    10:00 - 16:30

    Ayurvedic Yoga Massage Training Course in Barcelona / Oct 2024

    October 25, 2024 - November 02, 2024
    10:00 - 16:30

    Ayurvedic Yoga Massage Training Course in Paris / Oct-Nov 2024

    November 04 - 12, 2024
    10:30 - 16:00

    Advanced AYM Training Courses I-II in Paris / Nov 2024

    December 06 - 18, 2024
    12:00 - 17:30

    Ayurvedic Yoga Massage Training Course in Mysore / Dec 2024

    January 04 - 13, 2025
    11:00 - 17:00

    Ayurvedic Yoga Massage Training in Mandrem Beach, Goa / Jan 2025