Ayurveda Short Courses

Courses to Enhance Your Practice

CCA offers a variety of continuing education courses. These range from Ayurvedic Massage and Spa Therapies, to Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy and Yoga Nidra. Each course varies in length. Some courses are taught at CCA and others are taught off-campus in various locations around the world.

Upcoming Ayurveda Courses

Chakra (Dough) Basti Course

July 6, 2020 – July 10, 2020

Nevada City, United States

Learn to treat specific areas of the body including the chakras utilizing dough “dams” containing medicated herbal oils. Experience the benefits of Dough Basti while learning to share them with others.

Ayurvedic Marma Therapy & Pranic Healing Course

July 12, 2020 – July 19, 2020

Nevada City, United States

Join Dr. Marc Halpern & Jap Prem Khalsa as they teach you to interact with marma points using massage, essential oil application, and pranic healing to restore balance to body and mind.

Clinical Nasya Course

July 21, 2020 – July 22, 2020

Nevada City, United States

Nasya is the art and science of administering medicines into the nasal passages. Learn how to apply these treatments to patients in a clinical setting in this advanced, 2-day course.

Shanti Komala Basti™ Course

July 23, 2020 – July 24, 2020

Nevada City, United States

In this course for advanced students only, you will learn the art and science of rectal basti, an essential part of the Panchakama process.

Pinda Svedana Course

July 29, 2020 – July 31, 2020

Nevada City, United States

Learn the ancient Ayurvedic practice of applying warm herbal bundles to the joints and soft tissues of the body to reduce pain, improve circulation and support the healing process.

CCA Yoga Nidra Teacher Training Course

September 18, 2020 – September 21, 2020

Nevada City, United States

Join Dr. Marc Halpern and Dr. Andrea Deerheart to learn techniques which will allow you to reach new states of conscious awareness with acute perception of both your physical and subtle body.

Yoga Nidra: Graceful Transitions Teacher Training

September 22, 2020 – September 23, 2020

Nevada City, United States

Designed for certified Yoga Nidra instructors who wish to develop a more harmonious relationship with dying and death and integrate the process into their professional practice.

Ayurvedic Facials Course

September 24, 2020 – September 27, 2020

Nevada City, United States

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.

Ayurvedic Massage & Bliss Therapy

November 30, 2020 – December 5, 2020

Nevada City, United States

Learn how to perform one and two-person Ayurvedic massage (Abhyanga) and administer Shirodhara (oil) and Swedana (herbal steam) treatments in this six day course with Nitya Beaulieu.

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