This program introduces the basic principles of Ayurvedic medicine and the application of practical knowledge used for the profession of massage therapy. Abhyanga is the classical massage technique used either as a pre-treatment before Panchakarma or as a stand-alone treatment. There is a strong emphasis on quality and applied method of touch. Students will learn how to sequence and create an individualized Abhyanga session. Students will gain knowledge of ayurvedic assessment tools and practice Trividha Pariksa. The program includes case studies and hours of ethics relating to working with energy and intuition. Course 1 is a pre-requisite for all other coursework in this series. This course runs over 3 days.