A Home-Study Course on Ayurvedic Principles and Theory
Introductory home study course 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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Home Study Course
This outstanding program introduces students to the science of Ayurveda and will assist students in learning the basic language and concepts of Ayurveda.
Foundations is a required course 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 course is complete, it is mailed to the college for review by one of our faculty.
Students who are enrolled at CCA or another Ayurvedic school are exempt from this course, 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 course.
This is a home study course.
Course Dates and Times
This course may be started at any time.
Students have 30 days to complete the course from the time the course arrives in the mail. Limited extensions may be granted upon request.
Students receive 50 credit hours of study through the college for completion of this course.
As a prerequisite for the Ayurvedic Body Therapy Course, this course 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 courses upon approval. The course must be completed prior to attending any of our Body Therapy hands-on intensives.
Combine your Foundations of Ayurveda Course registration with any other massage or body therapy program and the fee for this course will be reduced to $199. Please call Admissions to purchase combined enrollment so that your discount is properly reflected: +1-530-478-9100 or +1-866-541-6699