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 Certification Courses Offered

The Certified Ayurveda Therapist Training Program provides theory and practical introduction in the Traditional Indian ways to various Ayurvedic therapies and a brief exposure to fundamental principles of Ayurveda, Ayurvedic pharmacy, Diet, Body type and approach to patients. Practice of yoga and meditation are also an integral part of this training program. DO NOT expect this course to be conducted in a western way.

  1. Level 1 (Basic) Ayurveda Therapist Training Program
  2. Level 2 (Advanced) Ayurveda Therapist Training Program

These courses are ISO certified by TUV Germany

 Ayurveda Therapy Training Schedule

Level 1 (Basic) Schedule Level 2 (Advanced) Schedule
10 Feb 2014
24 Mar 2014
05 May 2014
16 Jun 2014
28 Jul 2014
08 Sep 2014
20 Oct 2014
08 Dec 2014
Please check with the center

 Instructions Offered

  1. Level 1 (Basic) Ayurveda Therapist Training Program - Total 6 weeks program
    • 4 weeks - Theory + Practicals + Tests
    • 2 weeks - Internship at the hospital campus
  2. Level 2 (Advanced) Ayurveda Therapist Training Program - Total 12 weeks program
    • Only to be taken after the Basic Ayurveda Therapist Training Program
    • 6 weeks - Basic Ayurveda Therapist Training Program comprising of Theory, Practicals, Tests & Internship
    • 6 weeks - Advanced Ayurveda Therapist Training Program comprising of Advanced Theory, Advanced Practicals & Advanced Internship

 Level 1 - Course Details & # of Hours of training needed for Certification

Level 1 (Basic) Advanced Therapy Training Program
(ISO approved & recognized course)
Subject Contact Hours
Techniques 24
Herbs, Oils and Body Types 36
Anatomy and Physiology 18
Philosophy/Ethics/Lifestyle 36
Practicum 102
Sub Total (Contact Hours) 216
Non-Contact Hours 105
Total Level 1 Course Hours 321
  1. Theory
    • Ayurvedotpathi (History of Ayurveda) - Introduction: Origin and History of Ayurveda, Brihath Thrayees, Ashtangas of Chikitsa
    • Swasthavritha (Personal Health) - Dinacharya (Daily routines), Rithucharya (Climate and health), Ahara (Diet)
    • Moolasidhantha (Basic principles) - Doha, Dhathu and Mala, Chhikitsapada (Four limbs of treatment), Agni, Mathra and Ama
    • Medicinal Plants/Dravyas - Introduction to some medicinal plants, substances and their therapeutic properties, actions and uses (Milk, Dasamoolam, Hot water, Butter milk, Koshta, Ghee, Butter, Honey, Sesame oil (Tila thailam), Castor oil (Eranda thailam), Rice, Sashtikam (Navara rice), Godhooma(Wheat), Mudga (Green gram), Thrikatu, Panchakolam, Trijaathakam, Triphala, Erandam, Bala, Vasa, Thulasi, Amrutha, Hingu (Asofoetida), Saindhavam (Rock salt), Rasna)
    • Bhaishajya Kalpana - Manufacturing of medicines – an introduction & Kalpana (preparations) - Preparation of Kizhi, Preparation of Podi Kizhi, Preparation of Ela Kizhi
    • Chikitsa (Therapies) Theory - Introduction to Sodhana and Samana therapies, Panchakarma ( Vamana, Virechana, Vasthi – Kashaya Vasthi, Anuvasana Vasthi and Uthara Vasthi, Nasya, Rakthamoksha )
  2. Practicals
    • Abyanga - Basic
    • Uzhichil – Basic
    • Pichu - Basic
    • Dhara – Basic
    • Sirovasthi – Basic

 Level 2 - Course Details & # of Hours of training needed for Certification

Level 2 (Advanced) Ayurveda Therapy Training Program
(ISO approved & recognized course)
Subject Contact Hours
Techniques 34
Herbs Oils and Body Types 36
Anatomy and Physiology 8
Philosophy/Ethics/Lifestyle 36
Practicum 102
Sub Total (Contact Hours) 216
Teaching Experience 116
Total Level 2 Course Hours 332
  1. Theory
    • Theory covered in Level 1 Basic Advanced Therapy Training Program
    • Plus advanced Thoery
  2. Practicals
    • Practicals covered in Level 1 Basic Advanced Therapy Training Program
    • Plus the following - Pizhichil, Navarakiri, Udhwarthanam, Podikizhi, Elakizhi, Thalam – Urovasthi & Kateevasthi, Tharpanam, Kashaya Vasthi (Advanced Marma Massage)
    • Pathyapathya (Regimes to be followed during treatments)
    • Requirements for therapies
    • Rituals in therapies ( Pathipooja (Worship of Droni), Prayer to Lord Dhanwanthari )
    • Nursing and patient care (2 days at the pharmacy) - Dispensing of medicines, Dose of medicines, Times for administration of medicines
    • Yoga - Introduction to yoga, Asanas, Pranayama Nadisudhi Kapalabathi
    • Meditation

 PreRequisites, Important Notes & Things to Bring

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