Gola Ayurvedic Research Institute, an ayurvedic therapist school, is located at Thiruvananthapuram
. It is an institute for learning ayurveda
, the ancient Indian health science. The center offers classes in ayurvedic treatments for students from India and abroad. It provides three basic ayurvedic courses including the traditional ayurvedic treatments such as abhyangam
, pizhichil, sirobhyanga, elakizhi and nasyam. After the completion of the course, the center will co-operate with the students in maintaining ayurvedic salons in their country.
Trivandrum International Airport at Shanghumugham is the nearest airport. Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station, one of the major railway stations in Kerala, is the nearest railhead.