Ayurveda Counselor- 600 Hours

This comprehensive online program provides indepth study of foundational concepts needed to become an Ayurveda Counselor. It is divided into four quarters of of 12 weeks each within a 3-4 month period.

There are 12 ONLINE Academic class modules with 150 Lessons. Students are required to complete a minimum of 50 client encounters. (Click on INTERNSHIP Tab at the end of the page for more information.)

UPCOMING SESSIONS:

2017

*Fall Session- October 1st, 2017. (*Orientation, September 24th, 2017)

2018

*Winter Session- Jan 7th, 2018 (*Orientation, Thursday, Jan 4th 2018)
*Spring Session- Sunday April 29th, 2018 (Orientation, April 20th 2018)
*Summer Session- August 2018

Scope

After the successful completion of this program, students will be able to create recommendations to address dosha, dhatu imbalances using dietary, lifestyle and contemplative practices like meditation, herbs, yoga, self-care strategies to encourage a lifestyle of balance.

What can an Ayurvedic Counselor do

Job Prospects and Placement Policy

Ayurveda Counselor graduates may be existing Herbalists, other health practitioners, Massage Therapists, Yoga teachers etc. who use Ayurveda as an adjunct to their prominent practice to counsel their existing clients.

The Ayurvedic Counselor can provide public education regarding basic tenets of Ayurveda at Yoga Schools, or, provide lifestyle, herbal, yoga and self-care recommendations based on Ayurveda for their own clients, or clients of Alternative Health Centers, Wellness Spas. In addition the Ayurvedic Counselor will be able to educate the general public regarding basic tenets of Ayurveda.

Our school does not provide any job Assistance.

NAMA membership
National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA), a self-regulating membership organization has guidelines that require 600 Hours of Ayurveda training in order to apply for a professional membership Association. In addition, it also mandates a NATIONAL BOARD EXAM for Ayurveda Counselor. Our program prepares the student to take the NAMA BOARD examm and meet the Ayurveda Counselor competencies required for professional membership at the Ayurvedic Health Counselor with NAMA.

Link to the AHC National Board Exam Study Guide

Program Subjects

The program is divided into four quarters, fall, winter and spring, and the last quarter is flexible. For example, if a student begins in fall, then the student have the option to finish the fourth quarter earlier. Regular schedule is completed within 13-15 months. Here are some sample progressions of how classes take place. Click on Curriculum to look at lesson outlines and detailed syllabus.

A SAMPLE CLASS PROGRESSION

HOW DOES ONLINE TRAINING WORK?

Online classes are the latest, and newest way for education delivery. Instructors can teach online more naturally by either using high-definition video, OR, use multimedia presentations, whiteboard, share files, collaborate in real time and allow students to take live online quizzes, or, do classwork by doing collaborative groupwork open assignments.

Online courses make traveling obsolete, and, allow students and instructors to participate sitting right in front of their using personal computers, iPhones, iPads or smart-phones (for Webex Meetings OR ZOOM Meetings).

Our online moodle LMS (Learning Management System) provides comprehensive reports when pre recorded classes is viewed. We have a plugin that gives reports on time spent on streaming video classes also

CREDIT FOR PREVIOUS EDUCATION, TRAINING, OR EXPERIENCE

A student may be given a credit for previous Ayurveda related education from a NAMA registered institute, for up to a maximum of 150 Hrs at the discretion of the school in Ayurveda Counselor program. The cost of credit transfer is 50 cents per hour. (For 150 Hrs transfer,$75 are charged.)

We have not entered a credit transfer agreement with any other educational institution.

DISCLAIMER:

Please note that Ayurveda is not recognized by FDA, and remains a holistic health modality, recognized as a complimentary medicine in only some states in USA. Ayurveda and its practitioners are not meant to treat, diagnose or assess any disease