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David Crow
"For over two decades, the California College of Ayurveda has been a bridge linking classical and contemporary Ayurveda to the West, a doorway to enter the long journey of clinical and philosophical study, and a dynamic global community of dedicated students and practitioners following the footsteps of India's traditional healers." ~ David Crow, L.Ac, Author of "In Search of the Medicine Buddha" and founder of Floracopeia, www.floracopeia.com 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Melanie & Robert Sachs
"The California College of Ayurveda is the product of Dr. Halpern's inspired vision and focused ability to gather and share teachings from classical Ayurvedic sources. Dr. Halpern and his staff have built a worthy home where the treasures of Ayurveda are translated into wisdom for modern times."  ~ Melanie & Robert Sachs, Authors of “Ayurvedic Spa” and “Ayurvedic Beauty Care,” founders of Diamond Way Ayurveda, www.diamondwayayurveda.com 
 
 
 
 
 
 
David Frawley
"The work of the California College of Ayurveda has made a serious contribution to the well-being of humanity” ~ David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri), American Institute of Vedic Studies, www.vedanet.com, author of several books on Ayurveda, Yoga, Vedas, Vedic Astrology, Vedanta and more.
 
"When you graduate (from the California College of Ayurveda) you will be very well prepared to go into practice and stand among the finest trained practitioners in this country." ~ David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri), American Institute of Vedic Studies,www.vedanet.com
 
 
 
 
Rick Sanger
"CCA’s presence in the community has changed my life – not only introducing me to Ayurveda, but also to my future wife!  CCA has a wealth of resources and, more important, a knowledgeable, friendly and dedicated staff who are committed to bringing excellence to training practitioners and treating clients in their Ayurvedic Spa.   I am proud to be in support of this commitment.  It is clear that CCA’s graduates are trained to bring the highest level of skill back into their own communities of practice." ~  Rick Sanger, ShiroBliss, LLC, www.ShiroBliss.com  
  
James Kelleher
“The California College of Ayurveda is one of the most well respected institutes of Ayurveda in the country.  It offers a blend of traditional Ayurvedic knowledge, great organization, and a systematic approach to one of the most ancient healing arts.  I have always been impressed with the level of knowledge and practice achieved by its graduates.” ~ James Kelleher, Co-founder of the American Council of Vedic Astrology and the American College of Vedic Astrology, www.jameskelleher.com