Panchakarma Specialist Workshops

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Workshop 1 – Thursday, June 27th – Friday, June 28th 2024 – On CCA campus
Workshop 2 – Saturday, June 29th – Monday, July 1st 2024 – On CCA campus
Workshop 3 – Theory:  Tuesday July 2nd 2024 – On CCA campus
Case Management: Tuesday October 4th 2024 – On-line




A Panchakarma Specialist is a practitioner who is trained to both understand the traditional process of purifying and rejuvenating the body and is capable of designing and delivering proper care. Students attend 3 workshops over six days where they learn and practice hands-on treatments as well as important details about program design and case management. Students also attend a 3-hour panchakarma case management class within 3 months of the final workshop.


  • Principles of Ayurvedic Medicine (or an equivalent course at another institution)
  • Panchakarma Theory Module (This module has been added to Principles of Ayurvedic Medicine Course as of 2023. Students who took Principles of Ayurvedic Medicine or AHC-1 prior to 2023, and did not go onto Clinical Ayurvedic Medicine (CAS-1) must complete the Panchakarma module)
  • Ayurvedic Massage and Body Therapy course

Three Workshop Curriculum & Details

Workshop 1: Clinical Nasya (14 hours)

Students learn to apply nasal oil to the patient as a part of a complete procedure. This class includes facial massage and warm towel application, and the administration of oils into the nasal passages.

Dates: Thursday, June 27th – Friday, June 28th 2024
Times: 9:00am – 6:00pm (2 hour lunch)

Workshop 2: Shanti Komala Basti (Peaceful, easy, enema) (21 hours)

Students learn how to prepare for an anuvasana and niruha basti. This includes preparation of the basti liquid, and how to set the patient up on the table, and how to provide appropriate support to assure for easy self-administration.

Dates: Saturday, June 29th – Monday, July 1st 2024
Times: 9:00am – 6:00pm (2 hour break for lunch)

Workshop 3Designing Panchakarma Programs & Case Management (10 hours)

Notice to prospective students
Designing Panchakarma Programs & Case Management Clause ** Please note this is not a stand alone program and can only be taken in conjunction with the Panchakarma Specialist (PKS) Program**

Students review panchakarma theory, learn how to design panchakarma programs, and explore the challenges that may arise during treatment and how to manage them.  Following this class, students will perform one panchakarma outside of class within 3 months, provide a case report, and attend a 3 hour class to discuss their experience.

Dates:  Tuesday July 2nd 2024: Theory: Classes held on CCA campus
Times: 9:00am – 6:00pm (2 hour break for lunch)

Tuesday October 4th 2024: Case Management On-line
Times: 9:00am – 12:00 pm (3 hours)


Clinical Nasya -$500
Shanti Komala – $700
Designing Panchakarma Programs and Case Management – $350

Combined Enrollment Discount (15%): Total: $1318.00  


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