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Ayurveda and An Inspired Message from Helen Keller

 Helen Keller, although deaf and blind, was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf/blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree in the U.S. She remains an inspiration to the world.

If she can accomplish all this, what about the rest of us?

What’s your Dosha? Identify your features according to Ayurveda

"Central to the practices of Ayurveda is the knowledge of the five elements and the three doshas. The five elements are our most basic building blocks. The three doshas are the fundamental biological energies governing the functions of the body and mind and are called vata, pitta and kapha.

Ayurvedic Tips and Recommendations to Achieve Your Ideal Weight - and Maintain It!

In our society today, it is common to strive to achieve a particular weight according to a chart or graph, or based on a desire to look like a celebrity. However, according to Ayurveda, one’s ideal weight is based not on generalized statistics or fashion, but rather on the unique interplay of forces that determine each person’s individual constitution (vata, pita, kapha).

Ayurveda & The Small Intestines, Where Most Digestion Happens

Gluten Sensitivity & Other Diseases and Conditions of the Small Intestine

Dr. Marc Halpern Honored as 100 Trailblazers in Yoga & Ayurveda in Spirituality & Health Magazine!

 Congratulations to Dr. Marc Halpern for being honored by Spirituality and Health Magazine as one of the 100 Trailblazers in Yoga & Ayurveda!

We join with Spirituality and Health Magazine to salute the pioneers whose work has contributed so much to our awareness of Yoga and Ayurveda.

Ayurvedic Herbal Apprenticeship Final Project: Creating a Beautiful Herbal Mandala!

 Check out these stunning photos of the Herbal Mandala created as the final project for our Herbal Apprenticeship students!

Ayurveda and Weight Loss: Eat Your Veggies! Steamed Asparagus & Bok Choy Recipe

Want to lose weight? Eat your veggies! Try this delicious recipe…

Steamed Asparagus & Bok Choy with Tahini and Tarragon Dip

Ayurveda and Nourishment of Rasa Dhatu

According to Ayurveda, healthy nourishment produces healthy rasa dhatu. Rasa dhatu refers to all of the fluids within the body, including plasma, lymph, breast milk and menstrual flow. Healthy rasa dhatu feeds all the other tissues of our body.

New Year's Ayurveda Message from the President: Looking Forward


Isn't that what the New Year is about… looking forward?  We are reminded that there is a cycle to life. There is the past, the present and the future. On the New Year, we put the past behind us. We welcome the future and try to set a clear intention, an affirmation, and a vision as we move forward.

Ayurvedic practitioner in Columbus, Ohio with Jasmine Astra-elle Grace

The California College of Ayurveda is pleased to introduce the Ayurvedic Health Practitioner Interns 2014. Interns have completed their academic studies and work under the supervision of experienced clinical instructors. This semester's talented group of interns comes from throughout the United States, Canada and United Kingdom.