Block 1 Curriculum
PRE REQUISITE to all advanced courses. All Hours are applied towards advanced courses
Course Break Down: July 3 - August 25th 2013
Online Virtual Classes and Sessions may be 2-3 hours in length.
Onsite workshop(s) may be 6-8 hours for one day
Each block 1 has at least one or two onsite workshop that is either webcast/broadcast or recorded and available for viewing later(for those unable to make it down here)
Session 1 - Orientation - Online
How to navigate the course, Pre Evaluation Online, Myplate assignment
Session 2 Online Lecture
Ayurveda 101. Introduction. History. Eight Branches, Samkhya 101, of Cosmos according to Samkhya, Definition of Purushu and Prakruti, Shad Darshana, Creation of causal elements, Qualities and Gunas of Pancha Mahabhutas - Tanmatras, Gyanindriyas Manifestation of Five Elements, Introduction to Doshas, Prakruti, Do your own Dośa Test as a child
Session 3 Online Lecture - Introduction to Ayurvedic Nutrition, Ayurveda and Concept of Health, Ayurveda for Women Support Issues, Daily Regimen, Do your vikruti test, Create a daily regimen plan for your own dośa, Final Quizzes and Assignments.
Session 4 Online Lecture - What are Tridoshas, Different types of Prakrutis, Janma, Deha, Vata and its sub types, location and function of Prana, Apana, Udana, Samana and Vyana. Balancing Vata Women. Rx for balancing Vata, Daily Regimen, Seasonal Regimen. Ayurvedic Rasas for balancing Vata. Vata Quiz. Vata Assignments
Session 5 Online Lecture Agni and Digestive Fire, Four states of agni( Samaagni, Tikshnagni, Vishamagni and Mandagni in Vata, Pitta and Kapha) Concept of Balanced Mala (Elimination), Balancing the Agni, Tejas, Pitta and its sub types, location and function of Alochaka, Bhrajaka, Ranjaka, Pachaka. Balancing Pitta Women. Rx for balancing Vata, Daily Regimen, Seasonal Regimen. Ayurvedic Rasas for balancing Pitta. Pita Quiz. Pitta Assignments, Difference between Pitta and Agni
Session 6 Online Lecture Kapha and its Sub Types, location and function of Bodhaka, Kledaka, Avalambaka, Tarpaka and Shleshaka. Rx for balancing Kapha, Cycles in a Kapha Woman, Daily Regimen, Seasonal Regimen. Concept of Ojas. Ayurvedic Rasas for balancing Pitta. Ritucharya or Seasonal Regimen for Kapha.
Session 7- How to fill the case study Form. Applying the five sub doshas of Vata, Pitta and Kapha in a case study form, find out elimination, state of agni as well as Mala pariksha, and fill the case study form. How to interview someone as a case study. Final Quiz Assigned
Session 8- Full Day Onsite Workshop (Optional to attend)Webcast.
Session 9 and Session 10 -- Last Lecture Case Study and Live Presentations by students. This is a private time between teacher and student scheduled at a convenient time for both of them.
Unit 1: Ayurveda 101. Introduction. History. Eight Branches, Ayurveda and integration with Yoga, TCM and other Alt. Health System, Introduction to Ahara, Difference between Western Nutrition and Ayurvedic Ahara, Introduction to Daily Regimen, Introduction to Seasonal Regimen - (Course Credit: 3)
Unit 2: Samkhya 101, Creation of Cosmos according to Samkhya, Definition of Purushu and Prakruti, Shad Darshana, Creation of causal elements, Qualities and Gunas of Pancha Mahabhutas - Tanmatras, Gyanindriyas (Course Credit: 3)
Unit 3: Tridoshas 101, Vata and its sub types, Concept of Prana, Pitta and its sub types, Difference between pitta and Agni, Four states of Agni, Determine Mandagni, Tikshnagni, Samagni. Kapha and its sub types. Ojas and its functions(Course Credit: 4)
Evaluation: Essays, Assignments, Multiple Choice Questions, Fill out the case study form, Prakruti form, vikruti form, Daily Regimen, Seasonal Regimen, Daily Biological Clock. There are two quizzes, Online assignments and 4 case study forms that a student must submit, in order to graduate from this program into the Block 2.
This is an online course, with an optional onsite workshop on a weekend. Scroll Down to end to download PDF of Course Schedule
* Intensive Fast Track schedule runs for 5 weeks and regular Schedule classes run for 2 months.
Regular Classes Sunday Mornings at 8 AM PST - 10 AM PST. Classes are recorded and available for viewing later
Fast Track Intensive Classes -- 4 Hours every Sunday.
Plus - one weekend at our location. (optional). All classes are recorded and available for viewing later.
Seats Available: 15
Last Date of Enrollment: One week prior to course start date
Early Bird Cost: $607 (Full Payment in Advance)
FLEXIBLE PAYMENT PLAN: Payable in three installment $300, $210 and $210.
San Diego College of Ayurveda offers the 100 Hour Block 1 Foundation courses, with 'live' online classes with real time facilitator interaction, a virtual campus and experiential, case based curriculum.
This 100 Hr Foundation course in Ayurveda is a pre-requisite for all our advanced courses is the Foundation Module. After finishing this course, student can go ahead and enroll in Ayurvedic Herbology, Ayurvedic Health Educator, Ayurvedic Nutrition and 500 hour Practitioner course.
Serves as a Foundation Module for Advanced Courses. Includes 50 contact hours (Virtual Classes and direct interaction with facilitator and assessments).
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