Kerala Ayurveda- Health & Wellness, Naturally!
Ayurveda and Yoga are sister sciences and belong to the world’s oldest and most well-documented healthcare system. Ayurveda, the science (Veda) of life (Ayur), balances the body using natural therapies and herbal medicines and balances the mind. Yoga, the science of mind brings balance and purity to the body. The two complement each other and together act to achieve harmony of the Body, Mind and Spirit – which is the essence of true health. Knowledge of Ayurveda in today’s world is essential as it is aimed at the preservation of health and prevention of disease by establishing balance and harmony through nutrition, herbs, meditation, and daily routines. Ayurvedic science provides knowledge to unfold the reality beyond the physical body and achieve harmony of Body, Mind and Spirit. The World Health Organization recognizes Ayurveda as a complete natural health care system.
Kerala Ayurveda Academy (KAA) invites you to embark on a journey into the world of Ayurveda. We are confident that it is in this ancient, harmonious and holistic healthcare science that you will discover your innate potential for wellness and learn the tools to maintain health in all facets of living.
Knowledge of Ayurvedic science in today’s world is essential.
Ayurvedic science is aimed at the preservation of health and prevention of disease by establishing balance and harmony through nutrition, herbs, meditation, and daily routines. Ayurvedic science provides knowledge to unfold the reality beyond the physical body and achieve harmony of Body, Mind and Spirit. The World Health Organization recognizes Ayurveda as a complete natural health care system.
This is the perfect time to learn about Ayurveda.
There is a unique opportunity in this day and age to lead successful lives by assisting family, friends and clients in creating healthier bodies and lifestyles, thus eventually lowering healthcare costs.
Who Studies and Practices Ayurveda?
- Licensed health care practitioners utilize their Ayurvedic knowledge to enhance their current practice.
- Massage therapists and body workers open Panchakarma centers.
- Students interested in health and beauty start Ayurvedic spas, beauty centers, and wellness centers.
- Freelance writers start Ayurvedic publications.
- Research savvy students get involved in Ayurvedic research projects.
- Business entrepreneurs develop Ayurvedic herbal products, food packages, and even Ayurvedic cosmetics.
- Students in academics get into teaching or deepen their education, pursuing more in-depth studies.
The possibilities are endless.
3 Levels of Ayurvedic Education
Certification (AWC & AWP)
Kerala Ayurveda offers the Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor (AWC) certification and the Ayurvedic Wellness Practitioner (AWP) certification. Our certification programs are licensed in the states of California and Washington and offered at 3 locations and online through our eLearning system.
KAA offers advanced classes including a Masters Program to further your education. We also offer programs at our Kerala Ayurveda Academic Facilities in Cochin and Bangalore, India.
Short Term & Specialty Programs
Since many health professionals and lay-persons are interested in specific areas of Ayurveda, we at Kerala Ayurveda have made each of the courses in the AWC program available through the Short Term & Specialty Programs. This allows for the specialized and focused study on specific topics of interest. These courses are not only offered individually but are bundled into topic specific programs or can be customized into your own program to suit your needs. The courses are conveniently offered through our E-Learning system and can be taken at anytime, anywhere.
Study In Class or Online
Kerala Ayurveda Academy is the first institute in the US to provide authentic Ayurvedic programs throughout the country. We currently offer classroom programs in the states of California and Washington and online programs for the distant learner.
Why Kerala Ayurveda Academy?
- Kerala Ayurveda one of the only Ayurveda Academies offering authentic, Indian-sourced education, services and products.
- Our faculty members are Ayurvedic Doctors with years of clinical and teaching experience.
- Our curriculum is based on the curriculums of prominent Ayurveda universities in India.
- We offer in-house, supervised internships for those who want more practical experience.
- We offer convenient weekend classes and long distance learning.
Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor
In this year-long program students will learn unique Ayurvedic concepts such as the vedic philosophy of universal evolution, the Tridoshas (natural energies), Dhatus (Tissues), the Mind-Body connection, Ayurvedic nutrition incorporating the six tastes, daily and seasonal routines, Ayurvedic client evaluations, special bodywork techniques and home remedies. This program is offered in class in the Spring and Fall and at any time through our E-learning system.
Upon completion, graduates will be able to focus on wellness and the prevention of disease. They will be able to analyze and determine their own unique Body Constitution and teach and provide counseling on the topics such as Ayurvedic nutrition, daily and seasonal routines, Meditation and Pranayama, Yoga postures, specialized oil therapies and the efficacy and value of using spices and home remedies for simple ailments.
Ayurveda’s emphasis on diet and lifestyle can have a profoundly positive impact for those who practice this wisdom.
Ayurvedic Wellness Practitioner
In this 1000-hour program, students will gain in-depth knowledge of advanced herbology, pharmacology, pathology, diagnostics and therapeutics. They will study history-taking, physical observation and examination. Students will understand detailed evaluations of imbalance (Vikriti). They will learn how to design individualized Ayurvedic treatment plans consisting of customized diet plans, herbs and Panchakarma. The course includes detailed theoretical and practical training in Panchakarma.
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