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CCA's Multimedia Channel - Videos and recordings with Dr. Marc Halpern

Video Recordings

How Dr. Halpern Came to Practice and Teach Yoga Nidra followed by a 45 minute Yoga Nidra Session. 

This 2 hour video begins with the inspiring story of how Dr. Halpern discovered the state of consciousness known as Yoga Nidra during a crippling illness in 1987. He then goes on to share elements of the classical mythology that surrounds Yoga Nidra and explores the subtleties of the energetic practice. The video culminates with a 45 minute yoga Nidra session.

Dr. Marc Halpern Presents "Ayurvedic Education" at the Ayurveda Summit

Listen to Dr. Marc Halpern be interviewed by Lissa Coffey, Summit Director and herself an author of many Ayuvedic books. Dr. Halpern talks about his own journey, how the College was founded, the development of the profession, CCA programs and the incredible power of Ayurvedic Medicine. This program is both inspirational and educational.

Sample Class: Ayurvedic Diagnostics

90 minute sample class in our online classroom taught by Dr. Halpern.  Topics covered are introductory ayurvedic diagnostics. 

(Password for Video: AyurvedaCollege.108)

Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy: An Introduction

This informative Webinar by Dr. Marc Halpern introduces students to Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy (AYT) including what it is, who should attend the AYT workshops, how it can benefit you, and much more.  

(Password for video: AyurvedaCollege.108)

 Enduring Stress: Building OJAS

Dr. Halpern's Webinar on Enduring Stress: Building OJAS. 1 hr 50 min. 

(Password for video:AyurvedaCollege.108)

Organic India medicine garden inauguration

The video shows an excerpt of the inauguration of the ORGANIC INDIA medicine garden at the California College of Ayurveda and a speech by Prashanti Dejager.

Introduction to Ayurveda: 2000

This video was made in 2000 at the request of Dr. Halpern 's students who wanted him to help explain ayurveda to the their patients. It is a great overview of Ayurveda and what happens during a consultation.  We hope you like it.

Panchakarma at the California College of Ayurveda: 2007

Learn about Panchakarma and rejuvenation at the California College of Ayurveda. This video shows some of the beautiful treatments that many of our patients receive. At the end, Dr. Halpern makes comments about the practices.

Dr. Marc Halpern interviewed on Talk Story TV by Dorothy Meyers: 2012

Dorothy Meyers sits down with Dr. Marc Halpern to discuss his book, Healing Your Life, education at the California College of Ayurveda and many principles of how to be healthy through the practice of Ayurveda. 

Dr. Marc Halpern interviewed by Lew Sitzer on NCTV. 2002

NCTV Host Lew Sitzer sits down with Dr. Marc Halpern to discuss Ayurveda.

Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy

Dr. Marc Halpern is interviewed at the Sivananda Yoga Retreat in Bahamas about Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy.

Audio interviews and recordings

Philosophy of Healing

Dr. Halpern explains classical Vedic philosophies to a modern audience. He explores the physical, psychological and philosophical treatment of disease.

Balancing the Three Doshas

In this program, Dr. Marc Halpern explains the relevance of the three doshas in Ayurveda and discusses how to keep them in balance or restore them to balance.

Balancing Digestion with Dr Marc Halpern

In this program, Dr. Marc Halpern explores how body, mind and consciousness all affect digestion.

The Role of Consciousness in the Healing Journey

Dr. Halpern speaking at the conference of the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America where he also received the Caraka Award for excellence in teaching Ayurveda. In this 80 minute lecture, Dr. Halpern explores the traditional ayurvedic, yoga and vedantic view of consciousness and the role consciousness plays on the healing journey. This is a raw, live, recording. Please forgive any technical glitches.

Building Ojas

Dr. Halpern discusses the nature of ojas, ways in which we leak ojas and how to build it back.

Education Overview with Dr. Marc Halpern

This thirty five minute recording provides a clear overview of what the education will be like at the California College of Ayurveda. Dr. Halpern gives an introduction and then answers questions from the students who attended the teleconference. Topics include a description of each program and different formats that they student can study in. It also includes information about internship and supplemental programs at the college.

The Yoga Hour 2012

Dr. Marc Halpern, joins Rev. Ellen Grace O’Brian from the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment on The Yoga Hour online broadcast for a look at how to unlock our healing potential through self-awareness and conscious living.  Discover how the sciences of Ayurvedaii and Yoga come together to provide a comprehensive map for optimal well-being—physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. – Available for free download.