Ayurvedic Massage and Bliss Therapy
Learn the Healing Arts of Abhyanga, Shirodhara & Svedana. Ayurvedic Massage and Bliss Therapy are the cornerstones of Ayurvedic body therapy treatments and a significant part of the healing process in Ayurvedic medicine.
Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy Program
Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy Program
Students will learn the classical approach to Yoga Therapy and how the eight limbs of yoga can be utilized in the healing process. There is an emphasis on asana, pranayama, mudras and bandhas. Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy can be adapted to any tradition or style of yoga practice.
Clinical Nasya Treatment Course
Clinical Nasya Treatment Course
Learn The Healing Science of Nasya
Clinical Nasya Treatments are the best method of administering medicines in the management of conditions of the head and neck. Learn how to apply them to patients in a clinical setting.
Shanti Komala Basti
Shanti Komala Basti™
This 3 day, hands-on advanced Ayurvedic Therapy course teaches students the art and science of the Rectal Basti, an essential part of the Panchakarma process. This is a special technique developed at the California College of Ayurveda for making the process of receiving an enema nurturing and pleasant.
Marma Therapy
Marma Therapy Program
Access the Body, Mind, and Consciousness
Learn how to interact with Marma points using massage, essential oil application, and pranic healing techniques to restore balance to body and mind.
Pinda Svedana
Pinda Svedana
Beautiful Warm, Herbal Bundles to Soothe The Body
Pinda Svedana is the application of warm herbal bundles to the joints and soft tissues of the body in order to reduce pain, improve circulation and support the healing process.
Chakra (Dough) Basti Course
Chakra (Dough) Basti
Discover the Secrets of Chakra (Dough) Basti
Learn to treat specific areas of the body including the chakras utilizing dough “dams” containing medicated herbal oils. Experience the benefits of Basti while learning to share them with others.
Yoga Nidra
Yoga Nidra Teacher Training Course
Learn to teach Yoga Nidra and help others reach new states of conscious awareness with acute perception of both their physical and subtle bodies. During this 32 hour course, students will learn the philosophy, mythology, science and practice of Yoga Nidra and be prepared to lead classes for others.
Facials Course
Ayurvedic Facials Course
Return the Skin to its Natural Beauty!
Ayurvedic facials are deeply relaxing and restore the balance of the doshas in facial skin. Learn to apply these very popular spa therapy techniques to return natural beauty to yourself and your clients.
Panchakarma Specialist
Panchakarma Specialist
Trained to both understand the traditional process of purifying and rejuvenating the body and is capable of designing and delivering a proper program. Students will attend a 6-day intensive (41 hours) where they learn and practice the hands-on treatments as well as important details about program design and case management and a 3-hour panchakarma case management class (3 hours).
Panchakarma Specialist
Herbal Apprenticeship Program
The CCA is proud to be the first Ayurvedic college in the west to provide its own teaching herb garden, home to over 80 different species of plant medicines from around the world. While working in the garden under the guidance of our Director of Herbalism, Dr. Brenda Krulikowski, students study plant identification and cultivation techniques while deepening their connection to the plants used in practice.
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Courses to Enhance Your Practice

Do you have an Ayurvedic education and experience in Ayurveda and want to continue your professional growth, or are you simply interested in learning more about Ayurveda? Open to practitioners and the public. We welcome you to explore the variety of continuing education workshops and courses offered here at CCA. These range from Ayurvedic Massage and Spa Therapies, to Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy, Cleanses and Yoga Nidra. Some are taught at CCA and others are taught off-campus in various locations around the world. 

Upcoming Ayurveda Workshops & Seminars

Shanti Komala Basti™

Course Overview Shanti Komala Basti™ – This 3 day, hands-on advanced ayurvedic therapy course teaches students the art and science the Rectal Basti, an essential part of the Panchakarma process….

Marma Therapy Program

Program Overview Marma points are 107 energetic body points that allow access to the body, mind, and consciousness. During this eight-day, 56-hour, hands-on program, students will learn the history, classifications,…

Ayurvedic Facials Course

Course Overview During this 4 day hands-on program, students will learn the beautiful and relaxing art of providing Ayurvedic facials. Students work in groups of two, giving and receiving facials…

Ayurvedic Massage & Bliss Therapy

Small-Group Mentorship Training This program is limited to 18 students and will have a maximum of 6:1 student-teacher ratio for an exceptional training. Program Overview Ayurvedic massage and bliss therapies…

Clinical Nasya Treatment Course

Course Overview This 2 day, hands-on advanced ayurvedic therapy course teaches students the art and science of Clinical Nasya, the process of administering medicines into the nasal passages. The clinical…

Pinda Svedana Workshop

Course Overview Pinda Svedana is a deeply therapeutic, site-specific, localized heat and massage application. This 3-day, 21-hour course provides students with hands-on experience preparing and using pindas (boluses) in groups…

Healing Your Life Seminar

Seminar Overview In these fascinating, fun and interactive classes, you will learn how to bring the ancient teachings of Ayurveda into your life. Ayurveda is the oldest system of medicine…


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