THE WORK

HEALING FOR THE BODY AND THE SOUL

Prior to the pandemic, the Arvigo® Institute offered dozens of trainings around the world every year.  In 2021, there will be some in-person offerings in parts of the world where it is safe to do so.  Trainings will resume worldwide as soon as realistically feasible.  In the meantime, some of our offerings will be available online.  Please check out our Courses page to see what is on offer either virtually or physically. 

 

Online Offerings 

 

 

Tending the Belly

This four hour introductory class allows any adult access to the healing power of self-care belly massage while equipping them with a basic understanding of how their own anatomy and physiology can be supported through this work.  

Self Care Training- Level 1

This 2.5-day workshop provides an overview of anatomy and physiology of the abdominal and reproductive organs, causes and symptoms of mal-positioned organs, and self-care techniques. This class also addresses herbal, nutritional, spiritual, and emotional support to ensure comprehensive understanding of the modality and how it contributes to health and wellness for one’s personal use only.  Prerequisites: Anyone may register for this class. No prior training or licensing is required.  Completion of Self Care Training prepares the licensed/qualified practitioner to advance to Professional Care Training.

Spiritual Self Care 

This one day online training introduces participants to Maya Spiritual Bathing in the manner passed down by Don Elijio Panti, accompanying prayers, smudge and the cultivation of connection to the sentience of the living world as an emotional and spiritual self care tool.  

 

 

In Person Offerings

Self Care Training- Level 1

This 2.5-day workshop provides an overview of anatomy and physiology of the abdominal and reproductive organs, causes and symptoms of mal-positioned organs, and self-care techniques. This class also addresses herbal, nutritional, spiritual, and emotional support to ensure comprehensive understanding of the modality and how it contributes to health and wellness for one’s personal use only.  Prerequisites: Anyone may register for this class. No prior training or licensing is required.  Completion of Self Care Training prepares the licensed/qualified practitioner to advance to Professional Care Training.

 

Anterior Applications for Self and Clients

This 4-day class combines the principles and theory of Arvigo® Self-Care application and addresses the anterior protocol for use on clients.  In addition to anatomy and physiology of the abdomen, self-care, herbal and nutritional support will be reviewed.  Open to licensed health care practitioners.  Successful completion of this workshop is a prerequisite to moving on to Beyond the Basics Posterior Applications Workshop.

 

Beyond the Basics- Posterior Applications

This 4-day workshop reviews material and bodywork from the Anterior Applications for Self and Clients. Anatomy and physiology for posterior applications is reviewed with ample bodywork application for hip and sacral alignment to further enhance the anterior protocol.  Prerequisites: Completion of Anterior Applications for Self and Clients.  Successful completion of this workshop allows a Practitioner to move on to Further Advanced Trainings.

 

Professional Care Training- Level 2

This 5.5-day workshop is designed for the practitioner who has completed an Arvigo® Self-Care Training and now wants to advance their education theory and bodywork practice to provide both the anterior and posterior protocols to clients. In addition to addressing basic anatomy and physiology of the abdomen, structural alignment of the hips, sacrum, herbal and nutritional support will be addressed.  Open to licensed health care practitioners who have completed Self-Care—Level 1.  Successful completion of this workshop allows a Practitioner to move on to Further Advanced Trainings.

 

Certification Training - Level 3

This 5.5-day workshop reviews and refines techniques from previous workshops allowing the practitioner to learn and integrate advanced bodywork techniques and clinical application. Prior to attending class, students must submit the required number of case studies.  

 

Supporting Pregnancy from Pre-Conception to Postpartum     

This 5.5-day advanced course is designed for practitioners to immerse themselves in theory, hands-on skill building, and traditional approaches to work more effectively with clients from pre-conception to postpartum. This workshop builds on the pregnancy applications addressed in Professional Care Training; and is a “must” for practitioners who work with this client population.  

 

Teacher Training

Certified Arvigo® Practitioners may apply for admission to this course of study.Contact the office for information and an application.

Introduction to Spiritual Healing

During this class you will learn to recognize the signs/symptoms of various Spiritual Ailments-what caused them, how they manifest, and immerse yourself in the healing practice of Maya Spiritual Bathing. Spiritual baths are a time-honored way to release entrenched emotional states and ancestral trauma. Spiritual baths can open your soul to spiritual guidance, deepen your connection of Nature and the Divine, and cleanse and renew your Spirit.

During this class you will learn the history, benefits and effects of Spiritual bathing, practice spiritual bathing on yourself and others, learn variations for clinical setting, learn how to make protection amulets in the Maya tradition, learn some Maya prayers, discuss plant allies, Maya Cosmology, Space clearing, as well as experiencing the benefits of Spiritual Bathing.

During the hustle and bustle of our modern lives, the techniques you will learn in this class are more important than ever, to strengthen our connection with the natural world and its reflection to the divine, and give the gift of light and love to our world.

All religious affiliations and spiritual practices are welcomed and honored in this class.

Contraindication: This class is not suited for children or pregnant women.

Prerequisites: No prior training is required.

Completion of this Introduction Workshop qualifies an individual to attend Deepening into Spiritual Healing.

Deepening into Spiritual Healing

In this advanced workshop, participants build on the knowledge learned in the introductory workshop. Concepts of lost souls, soul retrieval and much more are shared in this experiential offering. This experiential workshop is not suited for children or pregnant women. 

Prerequisites: Completion of Intro to Spiritual Healing

 

 

Online Self Study

A variety of self-study online courses will be available over the coming months.  Please check back again soon! 

 
 
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