Ayurvedic Yoga Massage with Ananta Sylvain Girard. The Dove stretch is a lumbar opener

Goa, India – Certified Ayurvedic Yoga Massage Training / Jan-Feb 2022 (POSTPONED)

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 the Arambol area.

Goa, India – Certified Ayurvedic Yoga Massage Training / Jan-Feb 2023

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… 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 (the developer of the method Ayurvedic Yoga Massage) by organising with her dozens of AYM therapist training courses in Pune and Goa from 1996 to 2001. A trained anatomist by his tutor, professor Blandine Calais-Germain, Ananta teaching style is light with clear instructions and a precise to the point 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 spreads throughout thousands of students during hundreds of therapist training courses worldwide Learn more about Ananta

Courses offered in Mandrem Beach, Goa

  • Jan 28 – Feb 11, 2022: AYM Therapist Training / €720 EUR / ₹45,000** (POSTPONED TO JAN 2023)
    **Special price for nationals from the Indian subcontinent

This hands-on intensive training teaches you to:
• Deliver a tailor-made 60 to 90-minute full body massage following the AYM protocol from A to Z.
• Use hands and feet to apply tens of deep tissue and relaxing massage techniques.
• 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 taught 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, and by AYM certified practitioners who would like a refresher.
Priority Registration is given to those who enrol for the entire 15 days of AYM therapist training, then to the refresher course, then to the fundamentals of AYM workshop.

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

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

  • Any additional day: €80 EUR

Events Status

NOT CONFIRMED (due to the current situation in Covid-19, there is a high risk that this training will be postponed. Please do not make yet your travel arrangements).

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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.
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 Ayurvedic Yoga Massage training dates in Pune, Mysore, and Goa
See other Ayurvedic Yoga Massage training dates worldwide on our global schedule

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Venue Address (to be confirmed)
Himalaya Yoga Valley Center
Mandrem Beach, Junas Wadda, Pernem, Goa 403527, India
It is about 5 km walk / 5-min drive from Arambol beach
Notice: The current situation of the Covid-19 pandemic puts intense pressure on our partner Himalayan Yoga Valley in scheduling its yoga teacher training courses. Due to these conditions, we will not have a firm confirmation of the rental location until the month preceding the start date of the training. Please note that the currently announced training location could be changed. Therefore, we recommend that you don’t make your accommodation arrangements before receiving the confirmation of the place of the course.Google map

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The ARYM institute has been teaching the method Kusum Modak of Ayurveda Yoga Massage since 1996 in Goa, Mysore, Pune, India and worldwide.

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Jan 28, 2022 - Feb 11, 2022


09:15 - 14:15




預定 - Covid-19 警告


Mandrem Beach – India
Palmorama, Mandrem, Goa 403527, India