Ayurveda Practitioner

SCOPE This online program that prepares the student to prepare more comprehensive Ayurvedic diet, lifestyle, spiritual, and Ayurvedic Herbal formula recommendations to remove imbalances and restore health as defined in Vedic and other classical Sanskrit authorities in the Indian tradition.

Practitioners also practice health promotion by preparing custom-fit Ayurvedic dietary and lifestyle programs, detox and rejuvenation plans and herbal formulas for their clients. Compared to Counselor program, this program includes deeper instruction in Sanskrit; Vedic Astrology history, philosophy, and principles of Ayurveda, Ayurvedic pharmacology; herbal formulations for specific imbalances; foundation in Anatomy & Physiology related to Ayurveda, Ayurvedic Nidan & Cikitsa, Client communication; therapeutic modalities; Panchkarma detoxification theory and practice.

The Counselor can suggest ahara (basic diet) according to dosha and Lifestyle coaching. In comparison, the Practitioner can work with someone who has a chronic disorder and work with their acupuncturist, or, naturopath, or massage therapist to create a herbal recommendation, dosha, and coaching plan

NAMA National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA), a self-regulating membership organization has guidelines for Ayurveda Practitioners.

Our Ayurveda Practitioner program meets competencies required for professional membership at the Ayurvedic Practitioner with NAMA. Please note that AYURVEDA PRACTITIONER BOARD EXAM offered through NAMA (National Ayurveda Medical Association) requirements will come into effect from Dec 1, 2017.

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Course Number

Course Title

Hours

Lessons

Delivery

BK101

Bhaishajya Kalpana

75

17

Synchronous and Asynchronous, Labs (onsite and/or livestreamed)

PK102

Panchakarma Planning

50

12

Synchronous and Asynchronous Labs (live and/or livestreamed)

SANS103

Sanskrit for Ayurveda and Yoga Practitioners

75

20

Synchronous (online) and Asynchronous, Labs (online)

NID104

Ayurvedic Nidan for Specific Imbalances; Madhav Nidan

100

28

Synchronous (online) and Asynchronous

JYOT105

Vedic Astrology & Vastu

50

14

Synchronous (online) and Asynchronous, Labs (online)

AP106

Basic Anatomy & Physiology for Ayurveda Students

75

12

Synchronous (online) and Asynchronous

PATH107

Introduction to Pathology for Ayurveda Students

75

20

Synchronous (online) and Asynchronous

AP108

Ayurvedic Pathya

50

11

Synchronous (online) and Asynchronous. Labs (onsite and/or livestreamed)

AP109

Introduction to Business

50

11

Online
Asynchronous

AP110

Internship

300

16

Synchronous and Asynchronous, Onsite and/or livestreamed/recorded

Total

 

900 Hours

161 Lessons

 

 

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