The ancient science of Ayurveda describes Marma Therapy as vital energy centers in body. The knowledge of these vital points has long been considered sacred because of the power they hold, linking body, mind and consciousness. Marma science provides the Ayurvedic practitioner with yet another tool of support and care that they may implement into their practice. This science is a vital portion of Ayurvedic bodywork that utilizes the stimulation of energetic points to bring relief to numerous discomforts of the body and mind. This course will go into detail about the benefits, successes, and practical application of Marma therapy for everyday ailments. Additionally, the student will learn how to properly arrange and set up a space in preparation of performing Marma therapy.
Specific Marma point sequences will be taught and demonstrated by the instructor. This is a hands-on course, so the student will have direct experience receiving and giving Marma therapy. Therefore, the student will feel confident and assured carrying out this safe line of treatment within their own practice. Furthermore, contraindications of Marma therapy and scope of practice will be discussed in detail during Marma Chikitsa.
Dates: Schedule Posted Here!
Instructor: Susan Bernhardt
Class format: In-person in Superior, Colorado near Boulder
Credits: 2 Credit
Text Book(s)/Notes: Students will receive PowerPoint notes prior to class