HEALING TOUCH

MARMA IMMERSION SERIES

Vasant Lad, BAMS & MASc

IMMERSION OVERVIEW

For thousands of years, Ayurvedic practitioners have used Marma points to stimulate the natural self-healing potential of the physical body. These specific anatomical points, found at certain junction areas in the body, are believed to be the basis of later acupuncture and massage therapy practices that now span many cultures across the globe.

By gently directing our attention and touch toward these vital energy points, we can use this physical map to support radical healing on an alchemical, biological level within our own bodies, as well as those of our clients, patients, and community. Marma points are used by Ayurvedic doctors and practitioners to stimulate the natural self-healing potential of the physical body.

In this set of 3 immersions you will be introduced to the system of Marmani - how each point is related to the rest of the body - while learning practical techniques in working with these points.

These immersions can be enjoyed individually, but have been curated as a set and are recommended as a group for those who wish to study the entire Marma system under world-renowned Ayurvedic practitioners and teachers!

LEARN TOGETHER: LIVE CALLS AND COMMUNITY FORUM

Community

There will be a private Facebook group per immersion where you can join discussions, post questions, and get to know your instructors and fellow students a little better!

Video Lessons & Replays

Please note that all LIVE sessions are recorded and you will be given access to your own AyurLearn portal where you can access all the immersion sessions, recorded video lessons and supporting materials whenever you like.

Live Sessions

Join us in live zoom classes to deepen your experience and ask your specific questions to our team of experienced teachers and practitoners.

Questions?

Get answers to your questions during our live sessions or ask your questions through our community portal.

THREE IMMERSIONS: THEORY & PRACTICE + APPLICATION

Mar 1 - Mar 22, 2022

HEAD, FACE & NECK

In this 4-week immersion, you will leave with a deep understanding of Marma points of the head, face, and neck - with exposure to practical techniques and how to use Marma points in your own practice.

Learn the philosophy, history, and practical application of Marma point body therapy - understanding how these vital centers interact with the organs, play a role in disease, and learn to use Marma to clear the pranic pathways of the body.

Aprl 5- Apr 26, 2022

TORSO, BACK & EXTREMITIES

After your introduction to the Marma points in the head, face, and neck, Vasant Lad and Sneha Raichada, with a team of experienced practitioners in support, will explore the Marma points of the torso, back, upper and lower extremities - building on Session 1 and completing the marma points of the body.

The team will leverage what we covered in the first marma immersions - diving into the practical application of Marma point body therapy and how these vital centers interact with the organs, play a role in disease, and learn to use Marma to clear the pranic pathways of the body.

Jun 13 - Jul 1, 2022

CASE STUDIES & PATHOLOGY

In this final instalment of our marma immersions, Vasant Lad and Sneha Raichada will look at particular case studies and pathologies - how they present in our body, or the body of our patient/client, and how marma point therapy can be employed to help alleviate these ailments and improve health in certain organs and tissues.

This immersion will also provide an understanding of how Marma therapy can address certain pathologies and recurring issues within the physical body.

TAKE THIS CLASS IF...

  • you and an inspired learner with an interest in Ayurveda and want learn about the vital energy points known as marma points for self healing.
  • you are a licensed massage therapist or body worker and you would like to elevate your practice through the use of marma point therapy.
  • you are an ayurvedic practitioner and would like to deepen your offering and serve your clients at a deeper level through marmani.
  • you employ touch in your healing practice such as nurses, nurses, elder care, mental health counselors, therapists, palliative care workers, hospice care workers.

MEET YOUR TEACHERS

Ayurvedic Visionary & Master

VASANT LAD BAMS & MASc

As the founder and director of The Ayurvedic Institute, Vasant Lad has worked tirelessly for the last 40 years to bring the deep insights and transformative power of Ayurveda to the West. His passion for healing has garnered him respect throughout the world, and he is considered the premiere authority on Ayurveda outside of India. His webinars offer the essence of decades of teaching and clinical practice, providing you with both inspiring theory and rigorous practical application while weaving in his personal spiritual insights

Dean of Education, Ayurvedic Instittue

SNEHA RAICHADA MPT, CAP, E-RYT-200

Prior to becoming the Dean of Education at the Ayurvedic Institute, Sneha had a remarkable journey as an executive of a thriving hospitality business. Luckily for us, Sneha now focuses all her energy on developing the next generation of Ayurvedic Practitioners and providing thoughtful care for her clients. While practicing as an Ayurvedic Practitioner, Sneha combines her early experience as a Physical Therapist with extensive classroom and clinical study under Vasant Lad

Director of Education, NM School of Massage

DR. SUSAN SALVO LMT, EDD, BCTMB

Having graduated from the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics in Albuquerque, Dr. Susan Salvo has an impressive career in both practicing and teaching massage spanning four decades. Susan has directed numerous massage programs and continuing education courses. She currently serves in multiple capacities on national committees, including the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards, the National Certification Board for Massage and Bodywork, and the Massage Therapy Foundation. Susan is a champion for research in complementary therapies and is a trusted educator. She has written multiple textbooks and articles integral to massage.

THREE SESSION MARMA IMMERSION

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  • Over 25 hours of live and recorded instruction on Marma theory and practice.
  • 5 live 1-hour classes and Q/A with Ayurvedic Master and Visionary Vasant Lad
  • 8 Hours of recorded lessons covering the theory and practice of Marma therapy with Vasant Lad
  • 13 live 1-hour classes, demonstrations and Q/A with Sneha Raichada
  • Access to private Facebook / Community groups to review materials, share ideas and ask your questions. Group will be moderated by AyurPrana practitioners and teachers.
  • Access to video content in the AyurLearn learning protal with replays available for 6 months.

 

Still not sure? Reach out to our care team with your questions. Email us at info@liveayurprana.com

EARN CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

NAMA PACE CREDITS

AyurPrana is fortunate to be a Continuing Education partner with NAMA, and any participants in this Immersion can add 28 PACE Credits to their continuing education.

YOGA ALLIANCE

We are also a proud Continuing Education Provider with Yoga Alliance, and any participants in this Immersion can add 15 Non-Contact Hours to their continuing education.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an AyurPrana immersion?

Our immersions deliver a virtual experience aimed at fostering transformation. We offer a combination of pre-recorded and live content from our esteemed and captivating speakers, practitioners, and teachers straight to you! We want as many people as possible to have access to this life-changing content. We make the content easily available for you, whether you are in the comfort of your home, at your favorite coffee shop, or on the beach.

Can I ask the instructor questions during the immersion?

Yes! The live component of any class is interactive. We have a state-of-the-art setup for the speaker to have a life-size view of the audience, so it is as if you are sitting together. There will be designated opportunities to ask questions you have related to the content. We also have a dedicated Facebook group where you can ask additional questions and get to know your immersion friends!

What if I have no background in medicine or Ayurveda? Do I need any background to understand the content in the immersion?

Our immersions are intentionally accessible for anyone - even those relatively new to Ayurveda. These particular marma immersions will be best enjoyed by someone with at least an introductory background in the science of Ayurveda. The speaker may become more technical, but we always bring it back to the basics. This immersion doesn’t require a deep knowledge of anatomy and physiology - Dr. Susan Salvo will cover much of that in a lesson during this immersion.

How will I view the sessions?

For live sessions, we will utilize the Zoom platform. You will receive clear instructions on how to join. All you need is good internet access; a laptop, tablet, or phone with video and audio capabilities; and a fresh and open mind!  

Recorded classes or the live replays will be accessed through the AyurLearn Portal. Instructions to access your AyurLearn Portal will be emailed to you shortly after purchase.

What if I can’t join the during the live broadcast? Can I watch the sessions later?

Absolutely. You will have full access to the recorded sessions for at least 6 months after the live broadcast.

What is your refund and cancellation policy?

Immersions may be canceled up to 72 hours prior to the start date of the session. Please contact info@liveayurprana.com to submit a request for cancellation.

What if I am having technical problems during the live webinar?

You can reach us immediately by utilizing the chat feature in Zoom or emailing info@liveayurprana.com . We will be continuously checking these so that we can respond to you promptly.

Got questions? We'D love to get you answers!

Contact us at info@liveayurprana.com