Course starts: Friday August 19, 2022- 6:30 - 9:30pm
Saturday & Sunday August 20-21, 2022- 8:00 - 6:00pm
Course runs one weekend per month August-November for the Fall quarter
Prerequisite to this course:
Introduction to Ayurveda
Students have one calendar year from the start date of their first module (not including the Intro course) to complete the certificate program. You will have an additional 6 months after completion of the final module to submit your client hour logs to finalize your certificate.
Fall Quarter for the Ayurveda Health Advisor Certificate Program includes the following modules:
- Module 8: Client Interactions & Health Program Procedures (August 19-21, 2022):
Focus of this course is Ayurvedic assessment skills of by delving into multi-faceted examination, including interview and communication, techniques, physical exam, lifestyle assessment and developing a protocol, including client adherence issues.
- Module 9: Pathology of Body Energy and Disease (September 23-25, 2022):
Fine-tune your understanding of disease states and pathology in Ayurveda. Learn about dosha imbalance as well as causes of disease (such as genetic, constitutional and seasonal) for selected body systems, including three major assessment agendas.
- Module 10: Ayurvedic Body Systems Structure and Function (October 21-23, 2022):
This class explores the basic concepts of Ayurvedic body structure. Students will also explore the basic concepts of Ayurvedic body functions, including details regarding Dosha (Energetic Principles), Dhatu (tissues) and Mala (waste products). The course will cover the Ayurvedic understanding of energy ppatterns and fundamental aspects of Ayurvedic physiology. Students will learn details of Five Elements (Panchamahabhuta Siddhanta), Three Doshas (Tridosha Siddhanta), Twenty Qualities (Gunas), Constitution, Current Energy Balance, Six Tastes (Shadrasa), Doshas, Sub-dosas, Dhatus, Srotamsi, Agni, Ama, Malas, Prana, Tejas and Ojas.
- Module 11: Complementary Modalities (November 18-20, 2022):
Immerse yourself in yoga philosophy and Patanjali’s eight limbs of yoga. Understand the effect yoga hason the doshas, energetic principles and bodily functions. Focus on the Ayurvedic application of yoga for health and constitutional balance. Explore Vedic astrology, introductory Sanskrit, bodywork, color therapy and interior design,exterior environments and introductory conventional medical approaches.
*Homework will be assigned by the instructor and must be completed by the due date assigned- approximately one month after each live session
Each 52-hour module must be completed within a 4-week period. Each module includes 20 hours of live webinar, 12 hours of recorded supplemental instruction available online, 10 hours of self-study, and 10 hours of client sessions. If you're interested in purchasing the full Ayurvedic Certificate Program you can purchase the entire program (includes Introduction to Ayurveda at no additional cost to you) for the amount of $4250.00. Full Certificate Program
*Price does not include supplemental materials*
Ayurvedic Advisor Certification
To earn a Certificate of Competency, you must complete all 12 courses (which include at least 50 client sessions) and pass the open-book exam at the end of each course.
Cancellation, transfer and refund policy can be found here. If you purchase the full Ayurvedic Certificate Program that includes the free Introduction to Ayurveda (price valued at $415), and cancel your subscription to the webinar course within 14 days as per the cancellation policy, the Introduction to Ayurveda is non-refundable and the valued amount of $415 will not be reimbursed upon cancellation.
About the Instructor
Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa (K.P.Khalsa)
KP Khalsa, Yogaraj, AD, DN-C, RH, is one of the today’s foremost natural healing experts. As one of a very few clinicians with 50 years in the natural health field, KP has a wealth of experience in the use of healing herbs, vitamins, minerals, and medicinal foods in real life situations. Khalsa, the national president emeritus of the American Herbalists Guild, is the author of over 3,000 published health articles and has written or edited 30 books on cooking, herbalism and health.
He has presented over 200 times at national and state conferences on such diverse topics as herbal medicine and therapeutic nutrition and is featured in several distance learning courses. Khalsa trained in herbalism and food therapy with an Ayurvedic mentor for 35 years. He holds a doctorate in Ayurveda, is a state certified dietitian/nutritionist and registered herbalist. Khalsa is on the Bastyr faculty and is a professor at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
View cancellation policy here: https://bastyr.edu/continuing-education/course-information