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Ayurvedic Facial Massage - Workshop

Course code: ZPKV207P

Subject area: Complementary Therapies

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

Course time:

09:30 - 13:30

Days of week:


Course date:

1st Feb 2025 - 1st Feb 2025

Course location:

Gosford Hill School

Contact details


01235 555 585

Learn how to give a facial massage to yourself and to friends and family. Ayurveda is the ancient Indian ‘philosophy of life’ which includes massage as a means of maintaining health and wellness.

In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at least 2½ weeks prior to the course starting. We will confirm course information two weeks prior to the start date.

Who is this course for?

Anyone who has an interest in learning about the Ayurvedic system of Doshas or constitutional types. It is based on the concept that general health and wellness rely on a delicate balance between mind, body and spirit.

What the course will cover:

You will have the opportunity to find out more about the Ayurvedic system of Doshas or constitutional types. You can discover your Dosha and some tips for maintaining balance. There will be the chance to learn about Marma points or energy centres which are located throughout the body and learn the location of the Marma points on the face. You will be able to give a facial massage that can release stagnant energy from these areas.

Please bring a cushion or pillow, a hand towel and a large towel and wear comfortable clothing. If you have a facial oil that you use at home, please bring it. A selection will also be provided on the day. Please wear minimal or no makeup.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

• recognise what the Ayurvedic system of Doshas is;

• identify where the Marma points are located throughout the body;

• locate the Marma points on the face;

• give a facial massage.

There are no refreshments available on site. Please bring lunch and refreshments with you.

Free parking.

Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.

You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.

What next?
Oxfordshire Adult Learning offer a wide-range of similar workshops and courses, please check our website for further information.
Entry criteria
No previous knowledge or experience is necessary. All welcome.

Courses can fill fast, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. Decisions on whether a course is to run are made two weeks prior to the start date - an email will be sent to you should there be changes to your course or if it is cancelled. Please check your inbox leading up to your course, including the junk folders. For anyone without an email account, our Admissions team will phone you instead.

For the first week of the course you will need to bring a valid form of identification; this includes passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2024 prior to starting the course.

Fee information
Courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded by the Government and the published fee takes account of this funding.

Before starting a course, the College is required to check you meet conditions relating to that funding, e.g. age, residency status within the UK/EEA, prior qualification level and employment status. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.

If you are unable to pay in full for this course at the time of enrolment, and the course tuition fee is £300 or more, an instalment plan is available. If this is your preference, please do not enrol online but rather call the Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to enrol.

Once enrolled, Admissions will take the first instalment payment from you and pass on your details to the Finance team who will email you to set-up your payment plan. Please return a fully completed instalment plan to Finance as failure to do so could result in being withdrawn from your course.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to discuss these options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £38.40

Exam Fee: £0.00

Materials: £5.00

Total Cost: £43.40

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £19.20

Exam Fee: £0.00

Materials: £5.00

Total Cost: £24.20

Qualifications received
As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be asked to complete activities that demonstrate how you are progressing on your course.
Learning & method assessment
The course will include a mixture of demonstration, discussion, pair work, group work and practical activities. The tutor will offer one-to-one support throughout the course and provide feedback.

To track your progress and achievement you will be required to complete a short document.