Ayurvedic Medicine Training ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Nitin Shah

Ayurvedic Medicine Level 1 & Level 2

Ayurvedic Medicine Program: Learn Ayurveda’s unique constitutional model (Prakriti) regarding diet and nutrition, exercise - Yogasanas, Pranayams etc. - and lifestyle considerations, including in-depth understanding of relationship of body, mind and spirit and their relationship with gunas and how to integrate this knowledge to promote balance at all level.

 

This program is suitable for anyone wishing to learn and apply Ayurveda in their life, as well as for health care professionals, holistic health consultants, wellness coaches, yoga teachers, and yoga therapists.

Program Dates​

 

 

Ayurveda Foundations (2 days/Fri-Sat) | Course Flyer PDF

 

  • July 21-22, 2016

 

 

Ayurvedic Medicine Level 2 

 

Part 1

  • tbc 

 

Part 2

  • tbc 

 

 

Daily Schedule

 

Level 1 (2-Day Workshop / 13 hours)

 

(Included in 300-hour Yoga Therapist Training

 

7:00-8:30 AM Yoga Class to Balance The Doshas with Karen Claffey

8:30-9:15 AM Breakfast

9:15 AM-12:30 PM Morning Session

12:30-1:45 PM Lunch

1:45-5:00 PM Afternoon Session

 

 

Level 2 (10 Days; 2 Modules of 5 Days / 70 hours; 35 hrs p/module)

 

2-Weekend Format: 

  • Saturday 10:00 am-1:00 pm; 2:00-5:30 pm (6.5 hours)

  • Sunday 10:00 am-1:00 pm; 2:00-5:00 pm (6 hours)

  • There will be additional 10 hours of practicum and homework. 

 

 

4-Day-Module Format:

  • Saturday 10:00 am-1:00 pm; 2:00-5:30 pm (6.5 hours)

  • Sunday 10:00 am-1:00 pm; 2:00-5:00 pm (6 hours)

  • Monday 10:00 am-1:00 pm; 2:00-5:30 pm (6.5 hours)

  • Tuesday 10:00 am-1:00 pm; 2:00-5:00 pm (6 hours)

  • There will be additional 10 hours of practicum and homework. 

 

Workshop Facilitator

 

 

Nitin Shah M.D. (Ayurveda), Doctor of Natural Medicine, Founder of Goodlife Ayurveda

 

 

Ayurvedic Medicine Level 1 

 

Flyer PDF | (included in 300-hour Yoga Therapist Training

 

Learning objectives:

To learn Ayurveda's unique constitutional model (Prakriti) regarding diet and nutrition, exercise - Yogasanas, Pranayams etc. - and lifestyle considerations model for health incuding doshas, gunas, koshas. 

 

 

Ayurvedic Medicine Level 2

 

Learning objectives:

1. To gain deeper understanding of Ayurveda and its role in framework for health and disease

2. Know thy self according to Ayurveda’s unique constitutional model (Prakriti) and further guidance about diet and nutrition, exercise (Yogasanas, Pranayams etc.), and lifestyle considerations

3. To gain an understanding of relationship of body, mind and spirit and their relationship with gunas and how to integrate this knowledge to promote balance at all level

4. Deeper understanding of Ayurvedic and Yogic nutrition in terms of dosha specific food guidelines from each food group and Saatvic, rajasic and tamasic principles of diet and daily living.

 

List of Topics covered:

  • Knowledge of the basic perspective on health and disease from Ayurveda and Yoga perspective

  • The theory of pancha kosha in relationship w/3 sharirs, subtle anatomy – how to purify and strengthen them through Yoga and Ayurveda

  • Further details of tridoshas and subdoshas (pancha Prana etc.)

  • Triguna- essential aspect of mental qualities and Interrelatedness of Tridoshas and Trigunas in Personality development

  • Prakriti assessment- through structural (anatomical), metabolic (physiologic) and mental (psychological ) characteristics

  • Agni- the principle of biological fire and its role in health and disease

  • Dhatus- Seven vital tissues, which holds the body and mind

  • Ojas- vital nectar of life (goal of all yoga practitioners to achieve), how to build through diet, yoga, life style etc. and also bringing the awareness on ojas depleting common factors

  • Ama- A toxic substance- responsible for many physical and mental disorders; Ama busting approach

  • Ayurvedic/Yogic nutrition in terms of dosha specific food guidelines from each food group, Saatvic, rajasic and tamasic principles of diet

  • Ayurvedic and yogic treatment protocols with reference of Brmhana and langhan principles as well shaman (palliative) and Shodhan – purification through Ayurvedic panchakarma and yogic shatkarma protocols

  • Routine matters- Ayurvedic and yogic daily living with rhythm of mother nature’s rhythm

  • Additional teaching Abhyanga – Ayurvedic oil massage techniques in detail.

 

Contact Hours: 35 hours per level=70 hours

 

Resource and further reading: 

Student course manual and the following books:

  • Text book of Ayurveda, Vasant Lad

  • Yoga and Ayurveda, David Frawley

  • Yoga for Your Type, David Frawley and Sandra Summerfield

  • Ayurvedic tongue diagnosi, Walter Kacera

 

 

Fees including tax 

Prices include tax, and are quoted in CAD. 

 

  • Ayurveda Foundations (2 days): $340.00

  • Ayurvedic Medicine:

    • $695.00 Part 1 (5 days)

    • $695.00 Part 2 (5 days)

 

Tuition includes course handouts/training manual.  Meals and Accommodations On-Site are optional extra.

 

 

Optional - Additional Fees

Prices are quoted in CAD. Taxes are included.

 

Accommodations On-Site per Night

 

  • Camping (BYOTent) or Studio-Dorm (BYOBed):  $30

  • Semi-Private P/P:  $40

  • Compact Private Room:  $55

  • Private Room:  $60

  • Deluxe Private Room:  $70

 

 

Organic Vegan Meals - optional

 

  • Breakfast: $15

  • Lunch: $20

 

There is a kitchen on-site for residential students who opt to prepare their own meals. There are grocery stores and restaurants within 5 minutes drive. 

 

 

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