Foundations of Ayurveda

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Ayurveda Online Seminar
Focused On Ayurvedic Principles & Theory

This is an Ayurveda online self-directed class (asynchronous). 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.

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Students have 30 days to complete this class from the time it arrives in the mail. Limited extensions may be granted upon request.

Location: Online

Foundations of Ayurveda | Dr. Marc Halpern


This outstanding self-directed online 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 class (asynchronous).




Students receive 30 credit hours of study through the college for completion of this class.



Additional Information

The Foundations of Ayurveda course can be used as a prerequisite toward attending CCA’s Ayurvedic Massage and Body Therapy Workshops.

The California College of Ayurveda Policies & Disclosures
About The California College of Ayurveda

About CCA

California College of Ayurveda (CCA) is a state-approved school registered with the State of California. Registration means we have met certain minimum standards imposed by the state for registered schools on the basis of our written application to the state. This agreement is legally binding when sent to the College over the internet and payment of the deposit is made. These actions indicate that you have been given reasonable time to read and understand this agreement and the Refund Policy listed below, that you agree to your rights and responsibilities, and that you have seen a brochure or announcement describing the seminar or course that you plan to attend and information about the College.

Any questions or problems concerning CCA which have not been satisfactorily answered or resolved by the school should be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, Department of Consumer Affairs, 2535 Capitol Oaks Avenue, SUITE 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, (888) 370-7589 This institution is not required to participate in the State of California Student Tuition Recovery Fund for this seminar program.

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

You have the right to cancel the enrollment agreement for this course of instruction, including books, materials and related goods or supplies, and obtain a refund. The institution, for all students, without penalty or obligation, shall refund 100 percent of the amount paid for institutional charges, less reasonable application and registration fees not to exceed two hundred and fifty dollars ($250) if the notice of cancellation is made prior to or on the first day of instruction or by the seventh day after the date of enrollment, whichever is later.

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Call the college at +1-530-478-9100 Extension 227
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