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Foundations of Ayurveda Course Announced by Recognized Ayurvedic School in the United States

The program offered via the distance learning program is being offered by the California College of Ayurveda in 2012.

Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) July 05, 2012

Ayurveda is the traditional medicine of India. Ayurveda means in sanscrit "knowledge or wisdom of life". While a medical science, its scope enters into the realms of the spirit and the transformation of consciousness. It's fundamental philosophy is that disease is the end result of living out of harmony with our environment. It believes that in order to re-establish optimal health, we must discover where we are living out of harmony and then adopt a life style which brings us back into harmony.

The Foundations course for self-knowledge (50 credit hours) can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of the Ayurvedic Massage and Body Therapy courses. In order to complete the program, the student has to submit a series of reading comprehension questions and a variety of self-healing and self-exploration exercises.

The course covers the following subjects: 

Introduction to history, philosophy, mythology of Ayurveda 

Five element theory 

Tridoshic theory 

Sensory therapies 

Ayurvedic psychology 

Fundamentals of determining a client's constitution

The California College of Ayurveda is the first state-approved college for the study of Ayurvedic medicine in the United States. The Ayurveda School offers a variety of training programs. The Foundations Course is also available in Spanish (see Cursos de Ayurveda). For more details please visit AyurvedaCollege.com or call 530 478 9100 .