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Fundamentals of Ayurveda

Online Course- Jan 2022- June 2022

This course is a deep dive into the fundamental principles of Ayurveda and its application in the modern life.

  • 6 months immersion in Health (for those who prefer joining monthly- options are available)

  • Learn through Basics of Ayurveda to Stay and Maintain Physical and Emotional Balance

  • This course is a Pre-requisite for AHC (Ayurvedic Health Counselor Course)

Ayurveda emphasizes on maintaining the natural wellbeing and prevention of dis-ease. By understanding how our inner physiology alerts us through subtle changes happening in our bodies, one can gain the balance relatively at an earlier stage of dis-ease.
Most of the physical and psychological imbalances stem from challenged lifestyle and emotional instability. Studying Ayurveda guides us step by step in understanding ourselves and those around us better.

1. Who can take this course: Anyone who is ready to dive in deep to learn the Philosophical  Physical, Mental and Spiritual perspective of Maintaining health.

2. What is needed: Students must have access to a computer with camera and microphone, internet connection, and the ability to join video conferences.

3. When does the course Start: January 5th, 2022.

4. When does the course End: June 5th, 2022. (If you are unable to commit for 6 months call and check how to register for Monthly classes)

5. What times are the classes conducted: Every Wednesdays 6pm-10 pm and  on Saturday in each month of Feb, March and  April, See the schedule below

  • January: Wednesday - 5,12,19,26

  • February: Wednesdays- 2,9,16,23 + Saturday 12th (8 am- 2 pm)

  • March: Wednesdays- 2,9,16,23,30 + Saturday 12th (8 am- 2pm)

  • April: Wednesdays- 6,13,20,17 + Saturday 9th (8 am- 2 pm)

  • May: Wednesdays- 4,11,18,25

  • June: 1 & Weekend of 4 & 5th (8 am- 2 pm)                                  

  • 6. On completion of Course: Students receive the certification of completion. Students who plan to enroll in AHC must  pass the Mid Term and get admitted to the next 10 months of AHC curriculum Starting September 2022

  • 7. Course Fee: $3300

  •                 Monthly payment $550

  •                 2 Payments: $1650

  • 8. Course Orientation: December 13th 6pm-7pm.

  • 9. Instructor: Beena Vesikar. M.D. Ayurveda

10. What Will you learn:​

  • AY 101- History, Origin and Fundamentals of Ayurveda
    AY 102- Selected Anatomy (Marma Points) & Ayurvedic Physiology
    AY 103- Ayurvedic Assessment and Constitutional Analysis
    AY 104- Introduction to Devanagari & Ayurvedic Sutras
    AY 105- Nutrition and Learn to cook Ayurvedic way
    AY 106- Preventive Medicine (Svasthavrutta) And  Every class starts with Yoga & Breathwork and ends with Meditation.

  • Course Details:
    AY 101 – History and Fundamentals of Ayurveda – 20 hours

  • This module explores the 5000-year history that has contributed to the orderly development of science of Ayurveda. The course imparts in depth knowledge of congregation of different medicinal and therapeutic information in Vedas. Detailed knowledge of various spiritual influences, deities, and sages along with their philosophical contributions to development of Ayurveda. Also, helps to understand the legendary origin of Ayurveda from various classical texts. This course is designed to inform the students about the Archeological evidence and Manuscript references in support of the historical events. The course also updates the student with the current status of Ayurveda globally especially its role in healthcare industry in western countries.

  • AY102 – Anatomy & Physiology – 32 hours

  • Students will learn the terminology and anatomical functional structures.

  • Detailed study of Purusha, Embryological development, pramana Shareera (measurements), Indirya Shareera (Sense organs) and Marma Shareera (vital points), Koshtha Ashaya and Kala Shareera (Spaces and Membranes). This module will focus on human physiological systems and how they are affected by body work modalities. Detailed attention will be given to Dosha, Dhatu, Mala, Agni, Strotas, Prana Tejas and Ojas.

  • 103 – Ayurvedic Assessment & Constitutional Analysis – 16 hours

  • Ayurveda concept of Prakruti (Body type) is taught in this section. Every person has a different body make up and the health depends on each individual’s approach towards maintaining this doshic balance. Knowing the Prakruti and assessment of imbalances is the focus in this module.

  • 104 – Introduction to Devanagari and Ayurvedic Sanskrit Terminology- 12 hours

  • This course provides the basic understanding of Devanagari script and Ayurvedic terminology to learn Ayurvedic Medicine, its Philosophy, and concepts. A specific emphasis is given on pronunciation and Chanting Ayurvedic Verses from the original texts – Ashtang Hridaya and Charaka Samhita.

  • 105 – Nutrition & Cooking – 20 hours

  • In this module, students will learn general concepts of Ayurvedic Nutrition in structuring a diet. Students will learn about qualities and actions of various grains, legumes, spices, vegetables and greens. Student will also gain the knowledge of Pathya- Apathya and its importance, concepts and applicability of shad-rasa (six tastes), psycho-somatic effects of shad -rasa, over-use and / or abnormal uses of Rasas and diet for balancing Vata, Pitta and Kapha doshas. Students will learn hands- on, practical approaches for making various meal preparation for health promotion. Additionally, this course will also discuss the concept of Sattvic ahar and pathya used in various health conditions.

  • 106 – Preventive Medicine (Swasthavritta) – 20 hours

  • This course will discuss the basic concepts of Swastha Vritta (Ayurvedic Preventive Medicine) that emphasizes on health. The role of mind, sense organs and emotions on the health of a person will also be discussed. Additionally, the students will obtain adequate knowledge to suggest proper daily diet and lifestyle based on individual’s body type and seasons to promote health and prevent disease

  • Join to know more about the course: September 27th – 6-7 pm

  • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

  • For Questions Call 248-631-7271 or email:

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