Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor Certification Program (AWC)

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Fall Session 2018 - Milpitas, CA, Seattle, WA and Live Streamed

Early bird special now available - save $250 on tuition

Begins October 15, 2018 

View the Fall 2018 schedule for Milpitas, CA & Distance Learners here (live streaming the program online) or the Fall 2018 schedule for Seattle, WA here


Call +1 (888) 275-9103 x10 or fill out our Contact Form for assistance from our Enrollment Adviser 


*All of our classes are live streamed and recorded. Classes are broadcast over the internet so students may interact live with faculty & fellow students in a classroom setting from the convenience of their home!



Who Should Take This Course


  • Students must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • It is important to have knowledge of anatomy & physiology for full comprehension of AWC material. It is a corequisite to have completed a basic A&P course for completion of the AWC program, and students are required to provide proof of course completion.


Professional Possibilities with Ayurveda

  • Licensed Healthcare Practitioners & Healers from all backgrounds can apply their Ayurvedic knowledge to enhance their current practice.
  • Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers can open Panchakarma centers or apply Ayurveda to enhance their practice.
  • Estheticians in skin and beauty may enhance their treatments, services and products.
  • Freelance Writers may launch Ayurvedic publications.
  • Research-savvy Students may get involved in Ayurvedic research projects. The Office of Alternative Medicine funds many research projects in holistic healthcare.
  • Entrepreneurs may develop Ayurvedic herbal products, food packages, Ayurvedic cosmetics, or open wellness centers, spas or resorts.
  • Students in Academics may teach or deepen their education with more continued studies. Kerala Ayurveda Academy offers advanced programs in continued education in the U.S. as well as programs in Kerala Ayurveda Academic Facilities in Cochin and Bangalore, India.


Scope of Practice

Upon graduation, Ayurvedic Wellness Counselors are able to:

  • Determine and analyze a client’s unique Body Constitution
  • Conduct Ayurvedic lifestyle consultations
  • Give Ayurvedic guidance on Daily Routines, Pranayama and Meditation
  • Offer guidance on special Ayurvedic therapies and home remedies


Program Overview

The Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor 625 Hour certificate program focuses on the first goal of Ayurveda: To preserve the health of the healthy. This year-long program provides students with a comprehensive Ayurvedic education. Upon completion, one will be able to practice as an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor providing clients with practical information on wellness and the prevention of disease.



Ayurveda’s emphasis on diet and lifestyle can have a profound positive impact on those who practice the wisdom. The AWC program features a comprehensive curriculum designed to give the individual in-depth knowledge and understanding in the philosophy, principles, theory and practical application in Ayurvedic preventive care. At this level, students are taught to apply the principles to their own lives and share that knowledge with others. Students gain confidence in assessing mind-body constitutions, gaining the ability to recommend lifestyle options and appropriate diets; students become skilled in helping clients in prevention and self-healing. The AWC course is structured to align with classic Ayurvedic texts as tools for study and reference.


Kerala Ayurveda offers a premier faculty of doctors with a plethora of expertise and experience in teaching, research, and practice in several clinical settings, including Ayurvedic hospitals and centers in India.


In-Class & Convenient Online Learning

With a robust e-learning system, Kerala Ayurveda Academy connects a global community of students of Ayurveda, providing them with ease and flexibility of independent review. In-Class sessions are held at Kerala Ayurveda Academy & Wellness Center in Milpitas, CA and satellite locations across the U.S.


All classes are live streamed and recorded for distance learning online. Whether students choose to participate in-class or online, they may revisit the on-line archived classes later at their convenience.


Format - Milpitas, CA

  • 1 Year - 625 Total Hours
  • 11 Weekend Intensives - In-Class or Live Streamed* - Sat-Sun 8am-6pm Pacific
  • 25 Tuesday Virtual Classes* - 2 hours 5:30-7:30pm Pacific
  • Online Recorded Lectures, Projects & Independent Review**
  • For Distance Learners: 4-Day Practical Immersion - In-Class


Format - Seattle, WA Fall 2018-2019

  • 1 Year - 625 Total Hours
  • 11 Total Weekend Intensives - - Sat-Sun 8am-6pm Pacific:
    • 6 Weekend Intensives - In-Class 
    • 5 Weekend Intensives - Live Streamed*
  • 25 Tuesday Virtual Classes* - 2 hours 5:30-7:30pm Pacific
  • Online Recorded Lectures, Projects & Independent Review**


*Live Streamed Weekend Intensives & Weekly Virtual Classes are recorded for later viewing. 

**Internet connection required.


Student & Alumni Services

At Kerala Ayurveda Academy, our students are for life! Guidance and support is available through completion of the program and beyond.


During the AWC program

  • During the live streamed classes, online students are able to interact directly with Class Moderators and Faculty
  • Mentors are assigned to all students so they can receive guidance and support from Kerala Ayurveda's seasoned practitioners
  • Student Support is available anytime to assist with educational service planning and tuition management


Alumni benefits include

  • Continued access to E-Learning Course Content & Weekly Classes
    • Includes the most up-to-date manuals and study guides
    • Weekly Virtual Classes - live or view their recordings anytime
  • Alumni Discounts
    • 25% off Consultations with Kerala Ayurveda USA Director, Dr. Jayarajan Kodikannath
    • 10% off KAA Therapies & Panchakarma (on-site)
    • 25% off Products
  • Feature listing in our online Ayurvedic health provider database - coming soon!


Learn More

Free Informational Webinar

View a recording of our most recent informational webinar with Suzanne Otterbein, our National Enrollment Adviser, to learn everything you need to know about the program and have your questions answered


View Webinar


View Schedule

For upcoming session class dates:

AWC Spring 2018-2019 Schedule

AWC Fall 2018-2019 Schedule for Milpitas, CA and Distance Learners

AWC Fall 2018-2019 Schedule for Seattle, WA



Course Catalog

For course breakdown by hours and subject, faculty, tuition, payment plans, policies and more:





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For assistance: contact Student Support at 1 (888) 275-9103 ext 20 | support@keralaayurveda.us


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