Applying Ayurveda is for those students who have completed Introduction to Ayurveda. They may want to continue to dive into the wonders of Ayurveda for themselves, friends and family and also may wish to use the course as a starting point for gaining professional Ayurvedic qualifications (Ayurvedic Lifestyle Advisor or Yoga-Ayurveda Therapist).

Applying Ayurveda is a 6-month (66 hour) course. This, together with Introduction to Ayurveda, equates to 99 hours of Ayurvedic learning. The course is restricted to 23 participants, ensuring a close-knit community and fully interactive webinars.

Ayurvedic Learning Journey

All of The Ayurveda Academy courses include:

  • A comprehensive syllabus covering everything you need to know to start applying Ayurveda’s wisdom to your daily life
  • Engaging monthly content with assessments and case studies
  • Knowledge direct from the classical Ayurvedic texts combined with modern interpretation, supported by research where possible
  • Interactive monthly webinars with plenty of time for breakout discussions and Q&A on the month’s content
  • Access to a collaborative learning community to share ideas, practical tips and learning. With 23 participants per course, you will have the opportunity to be part of a close-knit community.
  • Health diaries to enable you to record your experiences – not all advice will work for everyone so what is really best for you?
  • Downloadable course materials and webinar recordings

Our Ayurveda courses are designed for:

The Applying Ayurveda course will encourage you to:   

  • understand Ayurvedic anatomy: tissues, channels, sub-doshas, organs
  • discover your skin through the lens of Ayurveda
  • learn about the pathways of disease manifestation
  • understand and try out the concepts of ama pacana (digesting ama) and traditional Ayurvedic cleansing techniques
  • explore rejuvenation in theory and practice
  • create daily routines and interventions for skin and body care
  • gain a deeper understanding of Ayurvedic massage and how it can be used for you and your family
  • learn about marma points in the context of Ayurvedic massage
  • go deeper into principles and practicals of Ayurvedic cooking and learn how to construct a beautifully Ayurvedic dish and meal
  • widen and deepen knowledge of key herbs and spices in cooking
  • discover the healing herbs in your kitchen cupboard and practice using them in your life
  • learn about the key Ayurvedic medicinal herbs and formulations
  • use the Ayurvedic lens to look into and analyse local herbs near you
  • compare, contrast and find the overlap of Ayurveda and Yoga, how the two systems can work together and how you can use concepts and practices from both in the most fulfilling and helpful way
  • discover Ayurvedic concepts relating to the mind, uncovering a wealth of Ayurvedic knowlege on mental health, spiritual practices and meditation
  • understand our physical and mental health in the context of our emotional history and experiences
  • use core Ayurvedic concepts relating to best holistic health for women-, men- and children-specific health

How to Register for Applying Ayurveda

Applying Ayurveda runs every September with a mid-course month-long break in December, ending in March. Completion of the Introduction to Ayurveda course is necessary before attending this course. If you have a qualification which covers the content of Introduction to Ayurveda, there may be a chance of this requirement being waived. Each case will be assessed on its merits. Book your place on the course here.

Going further

Please note that you will not be qualified Ayurvedic practitioner after this course. It is designed to provide a foundation of Ayurveda for personal use and development, along with helping friends and family. If you want a professional qualification, you can complete the Yoga-Ayurveda Therapist Conversion Course (previous 200 hour Yoga training required) or the Ayurvedic Lifestyle Advisor Conversion Course.

Ayurvedic Learning Journey