The California College of Ayurveda (CCA) offers the most comprehensive curriculum in the field of Ayurvedic Medicine in the West. CCA is the first established, and longest-running, private Ayurvedic educational program in California, and is approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) as prescribed by the standards set forth in the Education Code. CCA is the premier educator for individuals seeking to make a difference in the world through a career restoring the natural balance of body, mind and spirit with the wisdom of Ayurveda.
Quality education is the foundation of preparation. Our founder, Dr. Marc Halpern, is a Western pioneer of Ayurvedic Medicine. He is also a Founding Director of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association and the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine.
CCA brings the healing wisdom of Ayurveda to the West. In addition to providing students with training in the fundamental principles and practices of Ayurveda, our students study disease management and receive the clinical training necessary to become successful in practice. In order to achieve these goals, our training program is offered in four levels at several locations – plus live internet and distance learning in the convenience of your own home (see learn ayurveda online). When you are ready to make Ayurveda your life’s work, CCA can help you turn your Ayurvedic passion into a successful profession.
CCA is a State Approved Ayurvedic educational program, as prescribed by the Education Code.