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Ayurveda Training & Courses

Author : Gurnam Saini  

Ayurveda Therapy Certification In Melbourne, Australia at Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic from Ayurvedic Doctor 


Ayurveda is our passion and we feel that it is our firm belief in its principles that has helped us serve people for the past decade.


Ayurvedic treatment has many facets to it, besides the different types of herbal medicines, there are wide arrays of therapies that are used to enable people lead a healthy life, but caution must be observed while performing these Ayurveda therapies. They must be performed under the watchful eye of an experienced practitioner otherwise they can lead to hazardous consequences.



Why to Get Ayurveda Training From Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic?



More than 5000 years old medical system, Ayurveda has its roots in India. It is one of the most practiced forms of Alternative Medicine.


If you want to expand your knowledge on Ayurveda wether, it for personal use or as a profession, you need to learn from someone who is qualified in Ayurveda and has spend several years in spreading Ayurveda knowledge around the globe.


Run by two Ayurveda Doctors Gurnam Saini and Pooja Saini, Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic is focused on treating the diseases with both illness and wellness perspectives.


Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic is an approved Training provider by International Institute of Complementary therapist since 2016.  


Our Ayurveda training programs are individual programs and customised to the participants learning needs. We offer one to one sessions that facilitate the participants to understand the basics of Ayurveda principles, therapies, massages and explain the uses of different herbal oils, powders, identification of different types of body constitutions and thus the selection of treatment accordingly.


Our comprehensive Ayurveda training programs provide ample theoretical training coupled with a practical hands-on approach to enable the participants to become confident ayurvedic practitioners.


We wish to create proficient ayurvedic practitioners who can make a difference to the society and take ayurvedic medicine to a new level around the world.


The Ayurveda training program at Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic is run under the leadership of Pooja Saini. She did her Bachelors in Ayurvedic medicine from India. She holds certificate IV TAE40116 in training and assessment and is an approved Training Provider with International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT) since 2016.


She is an Ayurvedic Practitioner in Melbourne and has been providing consultation and treatment for more than a decade and has vast teaching experience. She is a substantial interest in women’s disorders, ailments of the digestive system and skin problems.


She has put genuine effort into designing the curriculum for these Ayurveda training programs, so as to provide an in-depth knowledge about the various aspects of Ayurveda.


Pooja Saini has been considered as the first Ayurvedic Practitioner in Australia, who is providing training for maximum number of (total 16) practical modalities of Ayurveda.


Pooja Saini developed the training packages and registered 15 out of 16 new modalities with IICT in 2016 (only shirodhara was registered earlier) and has been offering training session for all 16 modalities since 2016.


If you choose to train with us at Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic, you may be supported by IICT as our accredited body to apply for an indemnity insurance as a complementary therapist. You can search for Pure Herbal Clinic on IICT website under “Search training providers”. Click on the link:



Who should do Ayurveda training course?


These Courses and Trainings are beneficial for:

  • Professionals and learners connected to the area of wellness with natural healing measures.
  • Ayurvedic practitioners/students, beauty and spa practitioners, medical experts and yoga instructors.
  • Anyone who has an interest in learning traditional and classical Ayurvedic treatments.
  • Carers or family members, who want to support their family’s wellbeing through Ayurveda.



No prerequisites required although understanding with Ayurveda and its principles are helpful.


Certification of Completion:

A certification will be issued once the course is successfully completed. Certificate will allow the participant to provide the therapy. Also on completion of your course you may choose to become an IICT member and get access to insurance.


Curriculum or syllabus details:




Pre-reading material will be sent to the participant via email once course is booked.



Training day: Either half day or full day depending on the course chosen.


  • Theoretical and practical knowledge share about three doshas- vata, pitta, kapha, including body constitution analysis to determine participant’s body type.
  • Detailed handout and discussion on the use of various ayurvedic herbal oils based on various health conditions and dosha imbalance.
  • Detailed handout and practical demonstration on the step by step procedure of the therapy on a model. 
  • Detailed handout and practical demonstration of location and use of marma points.


Trainings offered for 16 Modalities by Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic Melbourne, their cost and duration:


1. Ayurvedic Marma Abhayanga: 

Full body massage (except head and face) with specific detailed consideration to marma/vital energy points. Please click on the link for more information: https://www.womenbuddha.com/abhyanga-full-body-ayurvedic-massage/


Cost: $950

Duration: One full day – approx 6-7 hours


2. Shirodhara (Third Eye drip):

Shirodhara is a classical and a well-established Ayurvedic treatment. The word Shirodhara means ‘Shira = head’ and ‘dhara = a steady flow’. It is one of the main services in ayurvedic wellness center and very popular for training.

The aim of Shirodhara is to induce a relaxed state of awareness, which results in a dynamic psycho-somatic balance. A complete feeling of overall well-being, mental clarity and awareness is experienced in this process. Please click on the link for more information: https://www.womenbuddha.com/shirodhara/


Cost: $750

Duration: Half a day: 3-4 hours


3. Shiro Abhayanga-Ayurvedic Head Massage:

Indian head massage or Shiro abhyanga (as called in Ayurveda) is a popular head massage carried out in India. It is a part of Indian ayurvedic system and helps in balancing three upper chakras- ajna (located between eyebrows), sahasrara (top of head) and vishuddha (located in throat), according to Yoga Science. The massage is carried out in four stages:


Head Massage

Forehead Massage

Neck Massage

Shoulder Massage


Please click on the link for more information: https://www.womenbuddha.com/shiro-abhyanga/


Cost: $750

Duration: Half a day: 3-4 hours


4. Nadi Swedan: 

The term Nadi Sweda is derived from Sanskrit where ‘Nadi’ means small tubes and ‘Sweda’ means sweating or perspiration. Thus, this ayurvedic therapy is a process by which steam is passed to various parts of the body in order to attain profound sweating. Nadi Sweda is a type of Swedana, which forms an integral part of Panchakarma detox. This therapy can be used individually also for skeletal disorders and muscular problems.


Please click on the link for more information:



Cost: $750

Duration: Half a day: 3-4 hours


5. Sarvang Swedan: Herbal Steam Bath (Sarvanga Bashpa Sweda) is a very important ayurvedic therapy. It causes profound sweating, which has several health benefits. It helps in improving blood flow to all parts of the body, which eliminates toxins and relieves body aches.

Herbal steam bath has special effects because of herbal ingredients. They enhance the effects of steam bath due to their specific active constituents. Most of them have several therapeutic effects like anti-inflammatory, dilatory, soothing etc.


Cost: $750

Duration: Half a day: 3-4 hours


6. Nasya: Nasya is a procedure specially designed for people suffering from nasal congestions, sinuses, respiratory diseases, allergic conditions and other Ear, nose, throat related problems. In this therapy, medications are given through nasal cavity due to which it is named nasya. Please click on the link for more information: https://www.womenbuddha.com/nasya/


Cost: $750

Duration: Half a day: 3-4 hours


7. Patra Pind Swedna: Pinda swedana is a process by which the whole body (or any specific part) is made to sweat by using the heat of herbal bolus dipped in warm oil. The oil dipped bolus is vigorously rubbed on the body to generate heat. Used in many pain associated health conditions.


Cost: $950

Duration: Approx One full day - 6-7hours.


8. Shashti Shali Pind Swedna: Producing steam by using heated rice bags is known as shastika shali swedana. Shali means red rice and shashtika means sixty. The red rice grown over the period of 60 days is called shashtika shali. Hence the name of the treatment is shastika shali swedan. The body is made to sweat by rubbing the bolus on the body. The warmth of the cooked red rice dipped in herbal decoction makes the body sweat.


Cost: $950

Duration: Approx One full day - 6-7 hours.


9. Griva Basti: The word Greeva Basti comes from the Sanskrit language in which Greeva means ‘neck’ and Basti means ‘to contain or hold’.

It is one of the most effective therapies for neck pain in Ayurveda which involves pouring of oil in a small compartment constructed using wet flour or black gram flour. The oil used in this therapy is specially medicated keeping in view the problems of an individual. The combination of oils may vary from one another.

Please click on the link for more information: https://www.womenbuddha.com/greeva-basti/


Cost: $750

Duration: Half a day: 3-4 hours


10.Janu Basti: Janu Basti is an ayurvedic therapy in which a ring is placed around the knee joint and medicated ayurvedic oil is kept in this ring for 30 minutes. Oil is continuously replaced to keep the oil warm in the ring. This technique is considered effective in the management of knee pain, inflammation and stiffness. It aids in the management of knee osteoarthritis. Let’s first learn about knee osteoarthritis.


Please click on the link for more information: https://www.womenbuddha.com/janu-basti/


Cost: $750

Duration: Half a day: 3-4 hours


11.Kati Basti: The word ‘Kati’ means the lower abdomen area or the waist. The word ‘Basti’ refers to the process of holding warm oil in the back region, which has been affected with pain.


Please click on the link for more information: https://www.womenbuddha.com/kati-basti/

Cost: $750

Duration: Half a day: 3-4 hours


12. Hasta Shodhan- Ayurvedic Manicure: 

Hasta means: Hands

Shodhan means: Cleaning and purifying


This therapy is essentially similar to modern day manicure, but the difference is that the ayurvedic version focused on specific organic creams, scrubs and packs to cleans and rejuvenate the hands. The specific massage strokes energise the marma or vital energy points. The therapy is focused on therapeutic effect along with enhancing beauty. It helps to alleviate or reduce any hand ailments.


Cost: $750 Duration:

Half a day: 3-4 hours


13. Pada Shodhan- Ayurvedic Pedicure:

Pada means: Feet

Shodhan means: Cleaning and purifying

This therapy is essentially similar to modern day pedicure, but the difference is that the ayurvedic version focused on specific strokes and creams, scrubs and packs to cleans and rejuvenate the feet. The therapy is focused on therapeutic effect along with enhancing beauty. It helps to alleviate or reduce any feet ailments.


Cost: $750

Duration: Half a day: 3-4 hours


14. Mukh Shodhan- Ayurvedic Facial:

Mukh shodhan is a therapy that focuses on cleaning and detofixying face, neck and shoulders. The ayurvedic therapist uses specific strokes and ayurvedic cream, face scrubs and face packs for the process. The therapy involves pressing the marma points to revitalise the energy.


Cost: $750

Duration: Half a day: 3-4 hours


15.Pizhichil: The meaning of pizhichil is squeezing. It represents a stream of oil pouring down on the body. This ayurvedic massage is a combination of heat treatment and oil massage. A piece of cloth is soaked in medicated oil which is squeezed onto the various parts of the body like a stream.



Cost: $950

Duration: Approx One full day - 6-7 hours.


16.Ayurvedic cooking class: See link for cooking class. https://www.pureherbalayurved.com.au/ayurvedic-cooking-classes.htm


Contact us to book your training today with Pooja Saini




Term and Condition and Important information:


1. The course is non-refundable upon commencement. Payment plans are available. To secure your space, a deposit of $500 upon approval is required at least one week prior to the training commencement. The participant must email the deposit receipt to drpooja.pureherbal@gmail.com. The deposit is non-refundable.


2. The participant are expected to organise a model (can be a family member or a friend) for practical demonstration of the therapy. If they cannot organise a model for any reason, they must inform Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic at least one week in advance for the clinic to organise a model for training.


3. Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic is not responsible for any cancellations made during or before the training course commences as a result of extraordinary events beyond reasonable control.


4. Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic is not responsible for any loss or damage of personal belongings at any time.


5. The participants may be allowed to take photos and videos during training with the consent from the model, but these photos and videos are only for the personal use of the trainee and must not be shared, published or used for any other purpose.






1. Go to the page of the service you want to book. You can buy any service directly after following the "BUY BUTTON" at the service page of the website.

2. You can use Paypal account or credit or debit card to make the payment.

3. You can also do direct deposit in our business account, at the below given account.


Account Name- Ayur Cure Pty Ltd

Bank- NAB

BSB Numbers- 083004

Account Number- 841127428


Location and parking options:


Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic

Suite 6, 19-23 Hoddle Street, Richmond, Victoria-3121, Australia



Frequently asked questions:


Is this training a group or individual therapy?

Individual therapy


What is the accrediting professional body?

International Institute of Complementary Therapists


Is there a pre requisite qualification before being able to practice/study this modality?



What is the qualification obtained at the end of the study period?

After successful completion, the participant will get a certificate that they have finished the training in this specific therapy and they can perform this therapy on their cleints. Our Certification makes the participant eligible to get insurance under complementary therapist. We highly recommd that the participants organise an insurance for their business before performing therapies.



If you have more questions or want to book your training with us, send an email to:








Author Bio:

Gurnam Saini has over 15 years’ experience in Ayurvedic naturopathy treatments in Melbourne, Australia. He has completed his bachelor degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, India. He has done MD in Alternative Medicine and certificate courses in Panchakarma Detox, Pulse diagnosis and skin care. In Australia he pursued post graduate degree in mental health from La Trobe University, Melbourne (Australia). He has worked as associated Nurse Unit Management in Eastern Healths, Melbourne for 9 years. He is also a member of the Australasian Association of Ayurveda (AAA). He has won awards for ground-breaking work in Ayurveda globally. Read More


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