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Vision and Recognition

Vision of the California College of Ayurveda

Grass ValleyThe California College of Ayurveda is dedicated to providing the highest quality education, health care, and research in the field of Ayurveda. We train students to become the healers of the future, practitioners dedicated to understanding the whole person physically, emotionally, and spiritually. From this understanding, practitioners will be able to identify areas of disharmony between a client's actions, his or her constitution, and the environment. Practitioners will then understand how this disharmony relates to the client's illness or imbalance, and will develop a program of care to re-establish harmony and support their client on his or her journey toward optimal health.

State Approval and International Recognition

The California College of Ayurveda, Inc. (CCA) is a private college and is approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) to offer programs in the study of ayurvedic medicine, as prescribed by the California standards set forth in the Education Code. The College’s programs vastly exceed the minimum requirements of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) and the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine (CAAM).

The California College of Ayurveda was selected by the prestigious Gujarat Ayurveda University as a partner in developing international ayurvedic standards of education. Gujarat Ayurveda University is the most prestigious ayurvedic university in India.

Continuing Education Credits

CCA has also been approved as a provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing to offer up to 500 contact hours of Continuing Education for registered nurses in California (Provider CEP13907). In addition, our Ayurvedic Massage and Body Therapy programs have been approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) for continuing education credits for massage therapists and bodywork professionals.

Member of the California Association of Private Postsecondary School
National Ayurvedic Medical Association
California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine