Deepen your knowledge of the science of ayurveda and become an Ayurvedic Health Counselor! In this exciting and comprehensive ayurvedic training program, you will expand upon the foundational ayurvedic knowledge you gained in the Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist program. You will explore more complex concepts of the vast and engaging science of ayurveda and broaden your scope of practice.
Nationally recognized and certified by NAMA, the Ayurvedic Health Counselor program is only available to those who have completed the Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist training program or an approved comparable program. If you are looking to make ayurveda into a career or feel your dharma is in the supportive health care industry, this program is for you! As an Ayurvedic Health Counselor you will be able to work with preventative healthcare and the promotion of health, primarily through the suggestions of diet and lifestyle changes. The Ayurvedic Health Counselor program is a nationally recognized professional certification program that will open up new doors for your holistic health and wellness career.
In this unit, we will engage in a more in depth exploration of ayurvedic anatomy that goes beyond the doshas. In this session you will:
According to the Sushruta Samhita (ancient ayurvedic text), the definition of health is “One who is established in Self, who has balanced doshas, balanced agni, properly formed dhatus (tissues), proper elimination of malas (waste products), well functioning bodily processes, and whose mind, soul, and senses are full of bliss.” This is a fitting introduction to our study of ayurvedic anatomy and physiology. Together, we will explore what this means for us and for our clients in terms of supporting health, balance, and well being. You will be introduced to the concepts of dhatus (tissues) and malas (waste products), as well as their specific functions in the disease process, and learn how this understanding can be used to support healing.
*To fulfill the requirements for professional membership with NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association) as an Ayurvedic Health Counselor, 50 supervised client contact hours are required.
This program has been recognized by and is registered with NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association).
Please contact our certifications department for more information about this and other recognized programs at [email protected].
*Accommodations are not included in the tuition price.