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.

We have three more weekends open for auditing this year, June 16-18 - Herbology, July 21-23 - Nutrition, and Sept 22-24 - Ayurvedic Psychology. 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

Vedic Counseling
Jul 14 - 16, 2017

Vedic Counseling

The various systems of Vedic science help illuminate universal truths, and offer principles and practices for living in harmony with those truths. Learn how you, as an individual microcosm of the entire universe, can skillfully navigate through the world of material success, personal relationships, social interactions, health and wellbeing, and higher consciousness.

Open House
Jul 22, 2017 • 1:00 - 3:00pm

Open House

Join MMI staff for an informational presentation starting promptly at 1pm followed by a campus tour. An optional one hour class preview will be available afterwards.

Ayurvedic Home Remedies
Jul 28 - 30, 2017

Ayurvedic Home Remedies

Provide healing support for yourself, your family, and your friends! Learn how natural home remedies can improve overall health and often prevent common physical, emotional and seasonal imbalances.

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.