Master Teachers on the Mountain

Educating Contemporary Learners Through Ancient Āyurveda Teachings

Choose From 3 Levels of Education

Āyurvedic Health Counselor

Āyurvedic Health Counselor

Level 1 Professional Training that prepares students for a career in diet and lifestyle medicine, focusing on preventive, mind-body healthcare. Students receive 735 hours of academic and experiential learning during 16 months and a diploma as an Ayurvedic Health Counselor (AHC).

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Certificate -  Āyurvedic Practitioner

Certificate - Āyurvedic Practitioner

Level 2 Professional training as a Certificate-Āyurvedic Practitioner in lifestyle medicine and clinical disease management with a scope of practice well beyond that of the Āyurveda Health Counselor. A two-year program that follows the AHC Program.

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Master of Arts - Āyurveda

Master of Arts - Āyurveda

Level 3 Master of Arts-Āyurveda combines advanced clinical and academic training with an integrative approach to modern healthcare. MA level studies integrates with Year 2 of C-AP and qualifies students for College level teaching, research and clinical specialization.

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Āyurvedic Health Counselor Classes Open to the Public

Expand your knowledge or develop new skills without enrolling in our academic programs. A portion of the Āyurvedic Health Counselor program is open to the public for auditing. Auditors pay a lower tuition, receive no academic credit, and attend lectures with the Master Faculty from 3:00 pm Friday to 3:00 pm Sunday. This is a wonderful opportunity for those wishing to expand their knowledge of Ayurveda or those thinking of enrolling in one of our programs.

See the Academic Programs Calendar for available weekends.

For more information or to register, call 408.846.4013.

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Our three progressive programs provide students with ancient knowledge and wisdom relevant for today’s world. Learn more about the transformational nature of our courses.
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Upcoming Workshops

Yoga Through an Ayurvedic Lens
Jan 18 - 19, 2017

Yoga Through an Ayurvedic Lens

Explore yoga practices and how they can be modified using the principles of Ayurveda to bring balance and harmony. Geared toward the student of Yoga and Ayurveda this two day workshop, with Kamalesh Ginger Hooven, will use the Ten Pairs of Opposites to work with doshic imbalances through the practices of pranayama, meditation, asana, mudra and mantra. The classes will be highly experiential.

Ayurvedic Health Counselor Program
Feb 3, 2017 - Mar 29, 2018

Ayurvedic Health Counselor Program

Professional Training in lifestyle medicine that prepares students for careers focused on preventive mind-body healthcare, this 16-month educational program prepares students for a professional career as an Āyurvedic Health Counselor.

Āyurvedic Bodywork Intensive
Feb 18 - 20, 2017

Āyurvedic Bodywork Intensive

Join us for a full 3-day intensive study and practice of Ayurvedic bodywork therapies. Expand your healing practice to include these ancient, time-honored techniques and help your clients cleanse and maintain optimal health for years to come. Participants will need a basic knowledge of the foundational principles of Ayurveda, including tridosha theory and function, 7 dhatu principles, actions of the gunas, understanding of agni and ama, and dina/ritucharya).

Āyurveda in Depth

Staying Cool - Summer Challenges to Natural Balance
June 07, 2015

Staying Cool - Summer Challenges to Natural Balance

The dog days of summer have arrived. In Ayurveda, our goal is to bring back your unique balance. That balance can be aggravated by the season.

Abhyanga – Love your Skin!
December 15, 2014

Abhyanga – Love your Skin!

Basically, abhyanga is applying warm oil to the body. Sometimes, people refer to it as a massage, but that is not exactly correct. The purpose of a massage is to manually manipulate the muscles while an abhyanga has a very different purpose which is to get the oil into the body through the skin.

Gut Check: Biodiversity in Your Own Belly
August 02, 2013

Gut Check: Biodiversity in Your Own Belly

At your core, deep inside your gut, you have a garden…a plethora of bacteria creating your very own bio-network. The health and happiness of this intimate ecology influences your health, your likelihood of being obese and a myriad of other health concerns.