Ayurveda Certification Courses
Start a Career in Ayurvedic Medicine
For thousands of years, Ayurveda has cultivated a body of knowledge that is desperately needed in today’s society. Where there is harmony, there is health. Where there is disharmony, there is disease. Ayurveda is the path back to harmony.
Ayurvedic Health Professionals work with diet, herbs, lifestyle and yoga therapy to maximize the potential of the body to heal itself.
The California College of Ayurveda provides the longest running, state-approved college and professional training program for the study of Ayurvedic Medicine in the United States. With over 1,000 graduates, CCA has a proven track record of providing the academic and clinical training necessary to prepare students to go into private practice.
Start your career as an Ayurvedic Health Professional today!
Ayurvedic Health Counselor Certification
Start With a Solid Foundation in Ayurvedic Theory and Preventative Medicine
A career in Ayurveda begins with certification as an Ayurvedic Health Counselor (AHC). This important program is the foundation of the practice of ayurvedic medicine and provides you with the tools necessary to support clients in preventing disease. This program also provides a solid foundation from which to explore the deeper, clinical applications of Ayurveda.
Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist Certification
Continue Your Studies Learning Clinical Theory and Skills
Becoming a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist (CAS) is the next step. This intermediate program includes the study of the classical ayurvedic understanding of disease within each system of the body as well as an overview of the Western understanding. At this level, you will gain extensive knowledge of panchakarma and herbal medicine, including herbal formula design. During your internship, you will design and prepare herbal formulations for specific patients.
Ayurvedic Doctor Program
The Highest Level of Clinical Training Available
The Ayurvedic Doctor Program (AyD) has been approved by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. During this advanced program, you will be attending classes as well as seeing patients. You’ll come away with a deeper knowledge of Ayurveda and have the ability to integrate aspects of Western medicine into your practice, allowing you to act as a bridge between the two in order to gain the highest level of understanding of a patient’s condition.
Education Overview with Dr. Marc Halpern
This 35-minute audio recording provides an overview of what education is like at the California College of Ayurveda.
Dr. Halpern gives an introduction and then answers questions from prospective students. Topics include a description of each program and the different formats of study that are available to each student.
Information about internships and supplemental programs is also provided.
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Additional Certificate Courses in Ayurveda
The California College of Ayurveda also offers Teacher Training Certifications via these short-term courses: