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).



Credit Hours

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

Additional Information

As a prerequisite for the Ayurvedic Body Therapy Course, Foundations of Ayurveda is waived for students enrolled in our Principles of Ayurvedic Medicine (PAM) 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.

Course Fee


Refund Policy

The deposit for workshops & short courses is non-refundable. The Final Balance is due 14 days before the class start date. A student may choose to transfer his/her registration to another class for a fee of $150.00 if done prior to the final balance due date. The ONLY exception to this rule is a documented medical condition. On rare occasions, for reasons beyond CCA’s control, a short course can be cancelled. If you are registered for a short course that the College cancels, you will receive a full refund of any fees paid. While all efforts will be made to avoid cancellations, the College will accept no liability for student losses that occur beyond deposit or tuition actually paid to the College (e.g., non-refundable airfare, time lost from work, equipment expenses).

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