Ayurvedic Bodyworker Retreat 
Southeast Ohio

Open up your practice to new possibilities!

Help your clients find balance and peace at a deeper level.

Enjoy the beauty of an awakening spring at a retreat lodge in the rolling hills in Southeast Ohio

Join us March 2023 for a full immersion into Ayurvedic Bodywork!

Who should take this?

This training is open anyone with the "license to touch" according to your state's regulations, such as licensed massage therapists, physical therapists, nurses, etc. 

There are no other prerequisites to this course. 


What will I learn?

You'll learn the pilosophy and theory behind Ayurvedic  techniques, along with hands-on practice and protocols. 

  • Understand and learn the contraindications, preparations, and treatment protocols to the following ayurvedic bodywork applications:

    • Garshana​

    • Abhyanga

    • Pinda Svedana / Potala

    • Kati Basti

    • Udvartanam

    • Shiorabhyanga

    • Shirodhara

  • Understand the elemental and constitutional theories for self care and client-based application

  • Acquaint yourself with external herbal applications commonly used in ayurvedic bodywork

  • Discover the process of client intake and documentation through the Ayurvedic lens

  • Find a deeper practice of mindfulness and the connection with the natural world through Ayurveda

March 12-17, 2023

The cost of this training includes five days of in-person training in a beautiful lodge in the HOcking Hills of Ohio. There is also an online component of this course that will allow you to have some free time to hike, kayak or find deep rest in the quiet of nature while you give and receive bodywork and learn these techniques.  This is a complete immersion into introductory Ayurvedic Bodywork. 


Class sizes are intentionally kept small. Register now for your seat in this one-of-a-kind class!

Are NCBTMB Continuing Education Hours Included?


This course has been approved for 40 hours of coursework from NCBTMB. 

What can I do after I complete this training?

This training will give you the depth of knowledge and understanding needed to offer Ayurvedic bodywork to your clients within the framework of your scope of practice and after fully assessing their needs and understanding the indications and contraindications for these treatments.  

This could be a game-changer for your practice as together, we integrate the knowledge of the natural world and the environment with physical, emotional and spiritual balance through Ayurveda.  


Who is teaching this course?


The instructor for this class is Jeannie Faulkner, LMT, AyT, M.Ed.  Jeannie has been studying and teaching Ayurveda since 2006, and has been using the tools you'll be learning to help her clients find balance through Ayurveda. She believes we can help ourselves holistically by integrating body, mind and spirit and through a deeper connection with the natural world. Jeannie has has over 15 years experience of teaching and developing Massage Therapy classes at the college level. 

What are the COVID-19 Precautions?

For the safety of all students and instructors, the hands-on intensive will be kept very small (4-6 students). In addition, we will be following CDC guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting during the hands-on portion of the class. 

What is the cost of the training?

The cost for all five days full days of training plus 10 hours of additional online training is $1400. This includes:

• professional printable materials and handouts, supplies and oils,

• 40 hours of continuing education hours from NCBTMB. 

• Breakfast at Meadowlark Lodge every day of the retreat

• One dinner at the Lodge during the retreat

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Register Here

If you're ready to take the plunge and change your practice by opening up to a more client-centered, holistic modality, you can register below now. There are a limited amount of spaces available, so take advantage of this opportunity as soon as possible. 

If you have questions, send an email to Jeannie at faulkner.jeannie@gmail.com


Fill out the form below to register and pay for the intensive bodyworker training in April