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Register today for our fall classes! Hurry - The priority deadline is August 15, classes begin October 4!

Follow Your Dream! Enroll now - Ayurvedic Health Counselor weekday classes start Oct 4! Happy news: You can attend, no matter where in the world you live!

Yoga Nidra Certification Course with Dr. Marc Halpern, Grass Valley, CA - Sept 14-18, 2016!

Yoga Nidra: The Art of Conscious Relaxation

Yoga What? Most of us have heard of Yoga. Now Yoga Nidra is exploding in popularity. But what is it?

Yoga Nidra can be defined as “expanded awareness in a state of deep relaxation.” Literally, yoga means union and nidra means sleep; however, if you actually fall asleep during yoga nidra, you get a nice nap, but you have not achieved the yoga nidra state. 

Ayurveda and Panchakarma: Fall is just around the corner - the best time for a deep cleanse! Book your panchakarma today!

For thousands of years, Ayurveda has utilized the deep cleansing and rejuvenation practices of panchakarma to restore health to body, mind and soul. Panchakarma is extraordinarily powerful; it returns you to your true self; to your optimal state of being in which your body is free of ama (toxins) and your mind is clear.

California College of Ayurveda Learning Garden: Lavender

What’s happening in our learning garden this summer? ~ Beautiful lavender is in full bloom and the bees are busy! 

The famously beneficial lavender calms the mind, skin and stomach. Plus it smells amazing! 

Ayurveda and Healthy Eating: It Is More Important HOW You Eat Than WHAT You Eat

“So much attention has been focused on the fad diet of the day. These diets generally make one recommendation that all people should follow and then focus almost entirely on what you eat rather than how you eat. None of them have been found to work on a consistent basis. 

What’s Cooking in the Ayurvedic Kitchen? Quinoa Asparagus Pilaf!

VPK- (Balancing to all three doshas)

Rinse well: 
1 cup dry quinoa

Boil quinoa to a boil in a small saucepan with:
2 cup water
1/2 tsp. salt

Follow Your Dream - Enroll to become an Ayurvedic Health Counselor today! Classes begin October 4

At the California College of Ayurveda, we offer four levels of training, beginning with a very high level introductory program in Ayurvedic Medicine, providing students with a solid foundation from which to explore the deeper applications of Ayurveda. Students who complete this program may continue their studies to become an Ayurvedic practitioner or begin to integrate what they have learned into complementary modalities (including massage therapy and Yoga).

Ayurveda and Subtle (Astral) Body Anatomy: The 72,000 Nadis of the Subtle Body

“The subtle body is a field of energy whose form is more fluid than the physical body. Energy (prana) flows through subtle channels called nadis. These channels permeate the entire subtle body. The mind can be understood to be the sum total of all of the nadis, as the mind can not function without the nadis and the nadis can not exist without the mind. The mind is the field and the nadis are the channels through which pranic energy flows.

Turmeric Giveaway at the California College of Ayurveda!

The California College of Ayurveda (CCA) in conjunction with international tea & herb company, ORGANIC INDIA, will be sharing a very special gift with the local community of Nevada County this Wednesday. The CCA is a teaching college and clinic which has partnered with ORGANIC INDIA to provide community education and access to herbal medicines both here in the US and in India. 

California College of Ayurveda Learning Garden: Comfrey

What’s happening in our learning garden this summer? ~ Comfrey!

Our good friend Comfrey is doing fabulous this year, and the bees seem just smitten with its flowers!