The California College of Ayurveda
Providing The Most Comprehensive
Ayurvedic Education

Dr. Brenda Krulikowski | Teaching In The CCA Garden

Welcome to the World of Ayurvedic Medicine

Where there is harmony, there is health. Where there is disharmony, there is disease. Ayurveda serves as the guiding path to restore balance. Ayurvedic Health Professionals harness the power of diet, herbs, lifestyle adjustments, and yoga therapy to facilitate the body’s innate healing capabilities.

At the California College of Ayurveda, you have access to the highest quality Ayurvedic curriculum, healthcare, and research in the field. Since 1995, CCA has been training students to become the healers of the future.

At CCA, we provide California State-approved certification courses across three levels of expertise: Ayurvedic Health Counselor, Clinical Ayurveda Specialist, and Medical Ayurvedic Specialist.

CCA provides professional ayurvedic practitioner training through both live- online, mentorship online and in-person education plus a range of professional workshops and seminars, which integrate yoga, meditation, Ayurvedic body therapies, and lifestyle practices open to both the public and Ayurveda students.


Ayurveda Education

CCA offers certificate programs in Ayurvedic Medicine for Ayurvedic Yoga Practitioners, Ayurvedic Health Counselors, Clinical Ayurvedic Specialists and Medical Ayurvedic Specialists.

We also offer Ayurveda training through our series of Ayurveda online short courses, online seminars and hands-on workshops. Convenient online & Distance Learning options are available for out-of-state and international students.

Become an Ayurvedic Practitioner
Study Ayurveda Online or in Classroom


Ayurvedic Healthcare

Using both preventative medicine and clinical disease management, the Ayurvedic Healthcare Center can help you maintain your health, rejuvenate your energy, and heal from disease.

Start your healing process with a comprehensive evaluation of your individual health and lifestyle. Then, receive a personalized treatment plan that’s designed to treat your condition and balance the energies in your body and mind.

Take the First Step Towards Healing
Online Consultations or In Person


Ayurvedic Spa

The Ayurvedic Spa at the California College of Ayurveda is a place to relax and to be nurtured.

Using a combination of traditional Ayurvedic & Western treatments, we restore your sense of balance and well-being, returning you to the level of energy you desire.

Spend the day and leave stronger, grounded and centered, with renewed vigor and a commitment to life.

Rest, Relax & Rejuvenate
Visit Our Ayurvedic Day Spa

About The California College of Ayurveda

The California College of Ayurveda was founded in 1995 by Dr. Marc Halpern, one of the pioneers of Ayurvedic education in the West. The first state-approved school for Ayurvedic medicine, CCA has become both the largest and most recognized center for Ayurvedic courses in the United States.

CCA is dedicated to providing the highest-quality education, healthcare, and research in the field of Ayurveda, while striving to express the principles of harmony in every action we take. We train our students to be compassionate practitioners dedicated to understanding each patient as a whole person, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

Book An Appointment with an Admissions Advisor Today!


The California College of Ayurveda
is a Member of the National Association of Ayurvedic Education, National Council on Ayurvedic Education, International Alternative Medicine Association, and the Council of Holistic Health Educators

CCA is proud to be associated with the following organizations

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education
National Association of Ayurvedic Schools and Colleges
National Association of Ayurvedic Schools and Colleges
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
American Herbalist Guild - Member School
American Herbalists Guild
Counsel of Holistic Health Educators
Council of Holistic Health Educators
Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider
Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider
IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist
International Association of Yoga Therapists
International Alternative Medicine Association
International Alternative Medicine Association
California Board of Registered Nursing
California Board of Registered Nurses
California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine
California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine
Yoga Unify
Yoga Unify
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BPPE Disclosures

California College of Ayurveda (CCA) is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.

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