S.A.M.A. is a school where ancient wisdom meets modern medicine and where massage, Ayurveda and yoga re-unite. We are nestled on the historic, lovely Newport, RI harbor side among the sailboats and sea gulls. Come as a disciple, leave as a guru! SAMA is National Ayurveda Medical Association (NAMA)-Reviewed school and approved to operate in the state of RI under the RI Board of Governors for Higher Education. Founded in 1999 as Sacred Stone School, our board of directors includes the leading Ayurvedic medical doctors and health authorities from around the world. Our mission is to help enliven the power of self-healing and unveil the mystical secrets of Ayurveda to the world. Ayurveda Health Counseling empowers clients and assists with motivation. It helps to identify their goals and unique constitutions, develop plans, strive for achievement, and continue on their path to self-improvement.
“The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest hers/his patients in the..
Our school is most known for the innovation of Sacred Stone Massage Therapy, which incorporates the power of heated and cooled sea stones in therapeutic bodywork. This therapy blends perfectly with the principles of Ayurveda. Karyn Chabot D.Ay, MS, LMT, founded Sacred Stone Massage Therapy in 1999, in Rhode Island. She was the first to bring this unique therapy to the East Coast, and has since trained over 1,500 Sacred Stone Therapists. She remains one of the country’s leading providers of continuing education for licensed massage therapists and healers. Karyn also founded Sacred Stone, a school inspired by Ayurveda offering continuing education in professional massage therapy.
Karyn first discovered the healing power of stones while working to understand and relieve her own physical pain from fibromyalgia. With the help of client feedback, her own educational background, and inspiration, she developed Sacred Stone Therapy. Massage therapists from around the country became..