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Tue, 09 Jan


Newcastle upon Tyne

"Mind Flow: Empowering Mental Wellness on the Path to Recovery"

Empower Recovery with this 6-day program offering a holistic bodywork treatment plan to promote wellness and support individuals on their journey towards overcoming substance abuse and mental health challenges.

"Mind Flow: Empowering Mental Wellness on the Path to Recovery"
"Mind Flow: Empowering Mental Wellness on the Path to Recovery"

Time & Location

09 Jan 2024, 10:00 – 14 Jan 2024, 18:00

Newcastle upon Tyne, 45-51 George St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 7JN, UK

About the event

Course Overview:

Shirodhara is an ancient Ayurvedic therapy that involves pouring a continuous stream of warm oil on the forehead. This course aims to explore the benefits of shirodhara in the context of substance misuse and mental health recovery. Participants will gain an understanding of how shirodhara can complement traditional treatments for substance abuse and promote mental well-being.

Who Is This For:

- Complementary Health Practitioners

- Teachers of any form of yoga who wish to use a technique that aids meditation

- Substance Misuse & Mental Health practitioners in the public and private sector who wish to integrate an effective modality to treatment plans

- Massage, Holistic & Bodywork Therapists

You will learn:

- Overview of Ayurveda and its holistic approach to health

-  Understanding the impact of substance abuse on mental health

-  Common co-occurring mental health disorders

- The Benefits of Shirodhara

a. Physical benefits:

- Relaxation of the nervous system

- Reduction of stress and anxiety

- Improvement in sleep patterns

b. Mental health benefits:

- Enhanced emotional well-being

- Promotion of mental clarity and focus

- Regulation of mood swings

- Shirodhara in Substance Abuse Treatment

a. Integrating shirodhara into comprehensive treatment plans

b. Addressing withdrawal symptoms and cravings using breath work; lifting the spirit

c. Facilitating emotional regulation and self-awareness

- Review of scientific studies on the effectiveness of shirodhara in these contexts

a. How to deliver an effective shirodhara treatment

b. Equipment needed

c. The use of oils for emotional regulation

6 days:

1 day training + 1 day clinical practise

Day 1 Theory & Practical

10am yoga, breath work & meditation (90mins)

11.30-1pm break

1-5pm learn shirodhara & complementary bodywork massage techniques

Day 2 Supervised Clinical Session

10am yoga, breath work & meditation (90mins)

11.30-1pm break

1-5pm working on real-life clients and patients who are on their road to recovery

Additional Notes:

- Shirodhara pots are available online from various stockists

- a pot to use after the event can be provided for an additional £100

- we will provide stands and oils and a pot to work with

- please bring as 6 large towels, the laundry will be provided each day

- if you are able to bring a massage table, please do! The more the merrier!

- Maximum 12 spaces


No scholarship spaces due to limited spaces

All places once booked are non-refundable

Contact: to book your space

This event is a collaboration with Road To Recovery & Ricky & Jambo Therapies. Taught by Jambo 

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