Focused On Ayurvedic Principles & Theory
This is a self-directed home study class. It introduces students to the basic concepts, language and science of Ayurveda and serves as a gateway to the college’s more advanced courses on the subject.
Date & Time:
Start At Any Time
Students have 30 days to complete this class from the time it arrives in the mail. Limited extensions may be granted upon request.
Location: At Home
This outstanding self-directed home study class introduces students to the science of Ayurveda and will assist students in learning the basic language and concepts of Ayurveda.
Foundations of Ayurveda is a required class for students seeking an Ayurvedic Body Therapy Certification and who are not studying Ayurveda formally. This course is completed through home study and takes approximately one month to complete. It includes reading and answering questions about how the material relates to your own health and well-being. When the home study work is complete it is mailed to the college for review by one of our faculty members.
Students who are enrolled at CCA or another Ayurvedic school are exempt from this class, pending approval.
- History & Philosophy of Ayurveda
- Five Element Theory
- Tridoshic Theory
- Sensory Therapies
- Ayurvedic Psychology
- Fundamentals of the Human Constitution
None. This is a self-directed home study class.
Students receive 30 credit hours of study through the college for completion of this class.
As a prerequisite for the Ayurvedic Body Therapy Course, Foundations of Ayurveda is waived for students enrolled in our Ayurvedic Health Counselor Part 1 (AHC1) program. This class may also be waived for students who have completed other introductory classes upon approval.
The home study class must be completed prior to attending any of our Body Therapy hands-on intensives.