ISPAA INSTITUTE

Ispaa is a pioneer Spa Institute ignited in January 2009 with it's base in Cochin, Kerala, Southern India. It is the dreams come true of a leading Spa Consultant and Trainer Mr. Jude Joseph. He is a veteran in Spa industry with more than a decade experience with leading hospitality giants like Cannyon Ranch (US),Taj (Mumbai) and Hyatt (Dubai).He is an expert with international qualifications in therapy and fitness related subjects. He is a renowned Yoga Trainer with a Master's Degree from Svyasa University, Bangalore. He introduced a new methodology in Ayurveda and SPA Education. The passionate team of Ispaa has been conducting various International training and workshops. Ispaa focus on th..

Major Courses
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Management

Ispaa Management courses are designed to give participants the deeper knowledge to build the business from the grassroots level. It includes project planning and execution, investment and finance, recruitment and training, day today managerial tasks etc. Another area of focus is how to increase revenue by connecting key areas; Sales & Marketing and Finance. Students will come away being able to manage their department and resources better through an enhanced understanding of current Sales and Marketing techniques that are specifically suited to the Spa environment and also through an appreciation of finance and budgeting. These skills will enable the participants to engage more fully in the business and bring additional revenue to the bottom line.This course is vital for businesses looking to gain an edge in the increasingly competitive wellness Industry. Course Highlights: Unique spa concept to makes your Spa different. The connection between Finance and Sales & Marketing in order to create plans that get results. Read, analyze and understand a P&L statement for effective budgeting and accurate forecasting. Financial language to be able to effectively communicate with the Finance Director. The connection between understanding the Spa business and leading effective teams. Each Participant would be capable of managing the spa division with full confidence. Hundreds of tools to improve the on going projects in quality and profitability standards.

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Combined Program
Combined programs are the most popular courses among youth as they look forward international placements. These courses are created in international standards like NVQ Level3 & NVQ Level 4, so that its helpful for students looking for Spa Therapist or Holistic Healer positions in wellness sector mainly luxury cruise liners. The candidate should be well aware of western therapy, Asian therapy, Yoga and need to be good in communication skills in order to work in international spas as it is a very competitive field. People from developed countries also looking for these jobs because of the pay scale. These days companies look for multi talented candidates to reduce their operational cost and it's a very good chance for Indian professionals to get jobs as they are well versed in Ayurveda and Yoga. Course Highlights: The course enables the student to be specialized in different subjects like Spa, Yoga, Ayurveda, Beauty and Holistic healing methods. Participants can save much of their time since they don't need to repeat same subjects like Anatomy, Physiology, Soft Skills, Healing Procedures etc. The course fee and other costs are minimum in combined program, compared to individual program. Job opportunities are more for multi talented candidates, also no need of coming back to the academy to do further courses breaking the present employment. Better Chances for international placements especially in Cruise Industry. More earning prospects for multi talented employe as the incentives and tips are main income in this field. Better chances of higher positions as the companies employ only multi talented experienced professionals in managerial positions.
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Fitness
Ispaa fitness courses are focusing on future trainers who can lead the society towards positive wellness, physical and mental, using most modern technology and techniques. It’s very important to have proper advise and encouragement for anybody to maintain a fitness routine since it’s a totally different field of knowledge and individual approach. Going to the gym and jumping on the treadmill will not necessarily give the results we want from an exercise regime. There are so many different exercises that a person can do, some of them far more beneficial than others. This course will give the participant an understanding of which exercises will help their client to achieve their fitness goals, with detailed descriptions of how and when to do them. To achieve fast, effective, long-lasting results they need variation in training. Each exercise lists the muscles used so you can determine which part of their body is being exercised, giving them chance to change their exercises and challenge the body to promote better results. This course is a chance to the participant in creating a healthy mind and a fit body. You will grow in confidence as you learn more about yourself, how to test your fitness, and which exercises work for you. Before you begin exercising, decide what you want from your exercise routine. Same time the participant learns how to train others from their own experiences. Do they want a six-pack for a summer beach holiday? Is building muscle or losing weight important for them? Whether it is looking great for their wedding day or staying fit through pregnancy, de-stressing or keeping fit while travelling, beating the opposition on the sports field or trying to stay young that interests them, there is a plan for each clients achieving their goals. Course Highlights: The course gives you the passion to be fit and gain a beautiful body. It provides deep knowledge in Anatomy, Physiology, and related health sciences. This will be useful for professional and personal life. The participants will be able to make individual fitness plans and charts for each clients depends on age, goals, health conditions, body size etc. The course enables the participants to find international placements in fitness centers, gyms, Cruise Liners, clubs so on.
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Yoga
Ispaa Yoga Instructor Course (YIC), is based on the rajayoga method practiced by authentic schools like Sree Yogendraji School, Sivanada School, Bihar school of Yoga and Swami Vivekanadha University svyasa). Ispaa Yoga training is focusing on creating spiritual culture in participants so that they would be able to heal the clients more effectively. Spirituality is very important in healing practces as the practice is based on belief base. Yams and Niyamas (The base of Yogic Practice), will constitute universal love in therapists mind and they practice each therapy as a healing procedure. “Thapas swadyaya iswarprenithanam kriyayogah”. ‘Disciplined action, study of the self, and surrender to the Lord constitute the practice of yoga’. According to Vedas, Indian philosophy is based on three strands of thought — work (karma), knowledge (jnana). and devotion (Bhakti). The three strands go together. Course Highlights: YIC program focus on the transformation of participants to a Yoga Guru. We train them mentally and physically to find themselves among the international Yoga professionals. International hotels and resorts are recruiting only therapists come yoga trainers to reduce their staff expenses. Many international organizations recruiting directly from Ispaa campus, so participants get easy job opportunities. Training focus on international hospitality sector so that participants are able to find jobs in hotels and cruise liners around the globe. Ispaa added the popular spa yoga methods to this course to adopt yoga into hospitality culture. We added Thai Yoga practice to compliment this course as it is getting wide acceptance in western world. International certification from UGC approved universities. YIC certifications are100% job oriented programs, we offer campus interviews by reputed organizations as well.
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Spa Therapy
Spa courses are mainly designed for students who want to work in International hotels, wellness centers, airports, hospitals, fitness centers, yachts and cruise liners. This course enables the student to understand about the day today functions of a spa apart from the different therapies. The student will learn how to interact with client, team members, management and how to deliver the therapies and massages in a professional way. The certificate holder can apply in any organization with 100% confidence. We open a prosperous feature for the passed out students as a family member of Ispaa Course Highlights: International syllabus and practical procedures from world class trainers Hands on Practice to build confidence in participants and they could start work strait after course with out any further practical trainings. Free Yoga training and healing sections for participants, also chances of experiencing the therapies. The signature therapies remain as a specialty of Ispaa academy as it is not available in any other academies. Ispaa focus on the transformation of students to efficient professional healers. We train them mentally and physically to find themselves among the international spa professionals Many international organizations recruiting directly from ispaa campus, so participants get easy job opportunities. Training focus on international hospitality sector so that participants are able to find jobs in hotels and cruise liners around the globe. International certification from UGC approved universities. Ispaa Spa Diplomas are100% job oriented programs, we offer campus interviews by reputed organizations as well.
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Certificate Courses
Certificate courses are mainly designed for students who Cant spent long term for trainings, also for one who wanted to add few more therapies in their practice. This course enables the participant to upgrade their knowledge by spending few days or hours in academy. There are many people studied the certificate programs only for knowledge purpose or as hobby. Many of them practicing it on their family members or among life partners to add more value to their relations. We open a prosperous feature for the passed out students as a family member of Ispaa Course Highlights: International syllabus and practical procedures from world class trainers Hands on Practice to build confidence in participants and they could start work strait after course with out any further practical trainings. Free Yoga training and healing sections for participants, also chances of experiencing the therapies. Ispaa focus on the transformation of students to efficient professional healers. We train them mentally and physically to find themselves among the international spa professionals International certification from UGC approved universities. Certificate holders are able to practice as free lancers to earn extra income without leaving present profession. Students can choose convenient time and dates for joining the certificate courses. People who settle abroad for study purpose and spouse visas can use the skill for part time jobs, and its really income generating as the remuneration is high.
Testimonials

Presently I am working in a five star property as a team leader in Mumbai, all is because of the training I received from Ispaa Academy. I want to go back to the academy for further studies asap, because its very hard to find passionate and experienced faculty like Jude sir and Dr. Parvathy. Thanks for finding a suitable job for me and I strongly recommend job seekers to choose Ispaa.

Bijay Kumar, Thane, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Ispaa is a spa academy that centers on holistic approach on spa treatments. My experience at the academy is very fascinating and interesting as the atmosphere in the academy is very relaxing, making me feel like I am among my family members. Here learning is so easy and I am fully confident in starting a wellness center at my place. Thanks a lot team Ispaa and wishing all the very best.
Precious Aliu, Cape Town,South Africa
I enjoyed studying Spa and Ayurveda at ISPAA Academy Cochin,Kerala. The syllabus is very informative and detailed and they train you to be the best in your profession, with all the knowledge I gathered from ISPAA I was able to work with some of the best places in the industry in India as well as abroad, currently I am working in a five star resort in East Africa as a Spa Manager. Mr. Jude Joseph and his team of instructors are the best, I highly recommend Ispaa Academy for all students who are looking for a career in the Spa Industry.
Zion Godson, India
My search to get an expertise training both in Holistic SPA and Ayurveda ended at ISPAA academy. The training which we got was remarkable and we enjoyed every second at the academy. Jude Sir has created such a training schedule that not a single minute is wasted.. the training which we get here is worth every penny and sir never leave any stone un turned..I recently went back to the Institute and done my SPA Management and with Jude Sir's help and guidance, I am working as the SPA Manager in a five star resort.
Minna Innocent, India
Being an international student I was warmly welcomed by the fellow students and staff members. For my surprise I have seen students from Africa , Malaysia,Singapore, and from different parts of India. It was a small world in Kerala ,The so called “God’s own country”, I enjoyed a lot and I am highly recommending Ispaa for wellness studies
James Saxby, Warsaw, Poland
"The first thing about Ispaa academy is the number of therapies you learn in this course, so that you will never be in a condition to say no to your clients, when a demand comes for different variety of treatments. In Ispaa the trainers are internationally experienced and they teach with passion. I would like to recommend this institute for Ayurveda and Yoga courses
Clara Tomson, Beirut, Lebanon
During the training in Ispaa Academy I learnt many therapies from around the world in most professional & authentic form from Mr.Jude (Head of the Academy as well as my Trainer), which is very effective in client service, as I work in one of the renowned spa group. Mr.Jude is the best and his training methodology is outstanding. We utilize each moment of the course period and I recommend Ispaa Academy for one who wanted to enter into wellness profession.
Monika Negi, India
Last year I have done my course in Ispaa Academy, Kochi. I joined this academy with a great amount of anxiety and fear of going to a totally strange place. After spending two months in Kochi, I understand the town and people are educated and the place is very safe.About the course I could say the best in all aspect. Facilities are excellent and world class syllabus. Presently I am working with Princes Cruises as a therapist, I thank Ispaa for the great opportunity!
Douglas Elton, Panama
''I have completed my Diploma in Ispaa during 2012, it was a combined program with Ayurveda, Holistic Spa and Yoga YIC. After Complition of the course, I worked in a hotel spa at Goa, for few months to get hands on training .Then I returned to Saint Petersburg to start my own wellness center. Now I am starting the fifth outlet in Moscow, all because of the great training by Ispaa team especially Mr.Jude Joseph, The Master Trainer. I am highly recommending Ispaa Academy for Ayurveda, Yoga and spa therapy training''.
Anna Leonteva, Saint Petersburg, Russia
I was desperately searching for an institute to learn Ayurveda and Yoga, during my last visit to India. Finally I must say that I found the best place,Ispaa Cochin.Mr Jude and Dr. Parvathy helped me to go deeper in to the subject with their passion and great ways of teaching. I was able to grab the essence of the subject that is very important for a student to accomplish feature assignments. Now I plan to work in Europe as a yoga trainer and therapist, as I am confident in it by the great knowledge I received from Ispaa
Edoardo Saulino, Florence, Italy
I checked all the Spa academies and finally decided to join Ispaa, The first Academy in South India. I completed the course in 2009 and now working in Canyon Ranch, USA. My superiors asked me to share the techniques to my fellow therapists here, because they found its very scientific and result oriented. Now i am promoted as a trainer here only because of the training from Ispaa Academy, Kochi.
Christian Jabri, Haifa, Israel
Being an international spa professional and examiner for the prestigious CEDESCO examinations, my stay and training in Ispaa was outstanding and very much in to international standard. The passion and team work you will see nowhere. I enjoyed very much the entire training program specially Yoga and Ayurveda sections, you could also choose Ispaa if you look for an international wellness course.
Nichola Romeril, Zurich,Switzerland