Module 4. Data Snehan Massage

The module is about Data Snehan massage in practice. The techniques of this massage will be explained and then practiced.  According to the Data Snehan principles, this massage is indicated (recommended) for problems with Vata. There are 80 ailments related to Vata that can be alleviated by Data Snehan massage. During this module the ingredients necessary to eliminate imbalances of Vata will be explained. Before this module it will help the students to review the description of these 80 ailments in the Ayurvedic reference texts.   It is not recommended that students participate in this module if they will be menstruating during this time. Please bear this in mind when negotiating scheduling. During this practicum, knowledge of the physical body, especially the limbs and their associated structures (blood vessels, ligaments, muscles, nerves, tendons) is necessary. Physical anatomy and its theory will be the subject of a separate module. The student must take into account the fact that this knowledge is necessary to benefit from this module. Tentative Program (actutual program will be fixed after discussion with participants) First day: 14:00 – 18:30 welcome and Introduction Free time to adject with environment Other days: 7:00-8:30 – physical exercise, pranayama, ájujoga 8:00: – 9:30 – breakfast 9:30-10:20 – gardening – earthing 10:30- 13:00 – lectures and training 13:00 to 15:00 – lunch break and organize the notes 15:30 – 18:00 –  lectures and training 18:30-19:30 – dinner 20:00 – Santsang (question answers, presentation of students, cultural performance) Last day –  14:00 good buy ceremony Literature: Dátá Snéhan massage, Dhatus, Samghatas