Foundations of Ayurveda Parts 1 and 2

Discover your own natural rhythms and sources of wisdom while learning how to bring the ancient technology of Ayurveda to your friends and family members. Our integrated curriculum provides a unique mix of didactic education and experiential sessions, making the study of Ayurveda an exciting exploration that leaves you feeling more connected to yourself, others, and seasonal rhythms. Continue to practice the teachings in your daily life through at-home study assignments between sessions.

Course includes 200 contact and non-contact hours in the following areas:

Ayurvedic History and Philosophy 15 hours
Anatomy and Physiology for Ayurveda 40 hours
Ayurvedic Digestion and Nutrition 35 hours
Dinachayra—Ayurvedic Lifestyle Training 25 hours
Psychology from an Ayurvedic Perspective 25 hours
Sanskrit 5 hours
Yoga and Ayurveda 35 hours
Supervised Study and Review Sessions 20 hours

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This program may be also taken as part of Kripalu’s 1000-Hour Yoga Teacher Training.
The hours from this training may be applied toward your 1000-hour yoga teacher certification if you have not already applied the hours toward your 500-hour Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher certification.

This program is also a prerequisite for the Kripalu School of Ayurveda's 650-Hour Ayurvedic Health Counselor Certification.

TUITION
Total tuition for both modules: $2,700, plus room and meals. 
Students must register for both sessions together.

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
None
Suitable For
All
Program Theme
Professional Training
Schedule
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Presenter(s)

Rosy Mann has more than 15 years of experience as an Ayurvedic doctor. She offers personal Ayurvedic consultations, as well as educational courses, lectures, and workshops.

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September 18–27, 2020

Larissa Hall Carlson, E-RYT 500, MA, former Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, guides retreats, directs trainings, and provides Ayurvedic consultations across the country.

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September 18–27, 2020

Erin Casperson is the Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, an Ayurvedic Health Counselor, and a 500-hour Kripalu Yoga teacher.

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December 4–13, 2020

Scott Blossom is a traditional Chinese medical practitioner, Shadow Yoga teacher, and Ayurvedic consultant.

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December 4–13, 2020

Jyothi Bhatt, an Ayurvedic specialist and yoga therapist, received her training from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and SVYASA University, India.

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December 4–13, 2020

Kate O’Donnell, an international lecturer and senior yoga teacher, is author of The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook and Everyday Ayurveda Cooking for a Calm, Clear Mind: 100 Sattvic Recipes.

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