Since 1996, at the ARYM Institute, Ananta has passionately dedicated himself to teaching thousands of trainees from all over the world. The ARYM institute offers comprehensive programs to gradually progress and integrate the practice, or the teaching of Ayurvedic Yoga Massage.
Our training is accessible to everyone, including beginners and professionals of all levels. The method presents a complementary and enriching practice for health professionals (doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, etc.) and well-being (masseurs, yoga / pilates teachers, etc.).
No prior experience of massage or yoga is necessary. Our courses allow participants to discover and easily learn the method of Ayurvedic Yoga Massage. Students will gain self-confidence by learning the skills that are necessary to integrate the flow of massage with the stretching series. At the end of the training course, trainees will have the ability to provide and demonstrate a complete Ayurvedic Yoga Massage treatment and will receive a Certification or Diploma.
Duration: 14 to 112 hours
Pre-requisite: Program open to anyone, plus the prior certification for the next training
The ARYM Therapist program can be join in 3 stages + some validation days (professionnalisation days)
More than a discovery, an in-depth initiation!
Duration: 14 hours (2 or 3 days)
Introduction to AYM is part I of the Therapist Training I-IV. It mainly focuses on the use of hands and feet to massage and to stretch the back of the body (back, arms, shoulder blades, shoulders, neck and back of the legs).
Participants can register to the Introduction I to get an idea about the complete AYM Certified Therapist Training I-IV.
The fundamentals of the therapist training
Duration: 56 hours (8 to 12 days)
The class is composed of demonstrations, practice of the sequences of massage strokes and stretches, followed by feedback. The learning of more than 100 positions of assisted stretching and dozens of massage techniques, performed with hands and feet, is done gradually in 4 stages:
Certification: AYM Certified Therapist I-IV
The validation of knowledge acquisition
Duration: 56 hours (8 to 12 days)
Pre-requisite: AYM Certified Therapist I-IV
The diploma course reinforces and validates all the material learned in the AYM Certified Therapist I-IV.
Over 100 postures of assisted stretching and dozens of massage techniques (performed with the hands, feet, elbows, …) are reviewed and new techniques are taught.
The AYM Therapist Diploma I-V is awarded after the second participation in the AYM Therapist Training is completed (IV + V = 128 hours). After an assessment of their skills, the Certified Therapist is given the AYM Therapist Diploma
Certification: AYM Therapist Diploma I-V
Duration: 6 to 24 hours (1 to 4 days)
Pre-requisite: Workshop is opened to certified and diploma students
The professionalization days are a great opportunity to put into practice everything that has been learned during the therapist training. These are meetings between certified and diploma practitioners, to create a community of AYM therapists. During these workshops, AYM practitioners provide massage treatments under the supervision of Ananta and receive individual feedback. Some key items we focus on are: flow of massage, choice and sequence of stretches to meet the needs of the clients, review and learning new techniques, respect of timing, Q&A…
Professionalization days are also the requirement to maintain the validity of the ARYM certification: 3 professionalization days or any other AYM course of 21 hours every 2 years.
Duration: 56 to 348 hours
Pre-requisite: AYM Therapist diploma I-V, plus a substantial practice of the Ayurvedic Yoga Massage.
The ARYM instructor diploma I to VI is done in 3 stages:
The transmission of the method
Duration: 56 hours minimum
Pre-requisite: AYM Therapist Diploma I-V
The ARYM Institute offers you to follow one or several Therapist Training courses, as an Ananta’s assistant to learn and assimilate the pedagogy necessary for the transmission of the Ayurvedic Yoga Massage method.
Following this assistant period, you will get the certification: Authorized Teacher
Duration: 108 hours (3 courses of 5 to 7 days each)
Pre-requisite: AYM Therapist Diploma I-V and AYM Assistant Instructor I-IV
The Instructor Certificate enables the student to progressively facilitate the 4 main phases of the ARYM program. Training includes practice and theory taught in 3 separate courses, that can be taken separately and in any order.
At the completion of these 3 courses, participant will receive the certification: AYM Certified Instructor V
Duration: 184 hours minimum
Pre-requisite: AYM Certified Instructor I-V
A post-internship personal work that validates the Diploma
Certification: ARYM Diploma Instructor VI
UNDERSTAND, INTEGRATE AND EXCEL
Duration : 6 hours per module (1 full day or 2 half-days)
Pre-requisite: Masterclass are open to students who have completed or are in the process of completing the Therapist Training I-IV or I-V
These focused learning modules can be taken individually or in any order that suits your need.
These single day workshops provide additional knowledge of clinical anatomy and physiology relevant to the training and practice of the Ayurvedic Yoga Massage. On the related Masterclass subject, the course aims to provide a overview of the pathologies frequently encountered in Massage Practice.
Each Module offers both theory and practice concentrated on a focused subject (see below). The anatomy, physiology, and pathologies related to the subject are explored using a variety of approaches: Multi-sensory exercises, palpation, coloring, molding, reviewing and analyzing relevant massage and stretching techniques. Additional topics related to therapists’ professional development are also covered.
These are guided learning hours which will count towards the future accreditation of the AYM Practitioner Diploma I-V and AYM Instructor Diploma I-VI
UNDERSTAND, INTEGRATE AND EXCEL
List of our Masterclass:
More masterclass to come in the future. Do not hesitate to ask and propose the creation of a Masterclass on a specific topic.
1 – Using correct position in order to perform precise and safe assisted yoga-based stretches
2 – Learning how to give an effective session, using deep tissue massage techniques with hands and feet.
3 – Understanding maneuvers and theirs contra-indications to avoid injury.
The Therapist Training is 90% practical, and centered around demonstration by an instructor, student practice, and feedback. This interactive learning allows students to experience the benefits of the treatment firsthand and quickly correct mistakes to learn each technique properly.
Following session tests, certificate or diploma are given at the end of the training courses.