Scope of Practice: Holistic Ayurvedic Coach
Scope of Practice
The Holistic Ayurvedic Coach (HAC) program does not lead to positions that would require licensing in the field of Ayurveda, as there is no required licensing for Ayurveda at this time. With a Holistic Ayurvedic Coach certificate, you will be able to offer lifestyle guidance and support individuals with health prevention.
Holistic Ayurvedic Coaches can:
- Educate clients and general public on Ayurvedic principles including the holistic view of health, the elements, Doshas, Ayurvedic diet, daily and nightly routines, and living in alignment with nature’s rhythms.
- Explain the connection between body, mind and spirit and how various natural tools and principles can enhance the quality of life.
- Offer talks/write articles about principles of Ayurvedic living
- Offer cooking classes using Ayurvedic recipes along with techniques and tips to create Ayurvedically balanced meals
- Analyze a client’s unique mind-body constitution according to Ayurvedic principles
- Take health history of a client’s personal and family wellness
- Advise clients on dietary choices based on their Doshas and the six tastes
- Create daily and nightly routines for clients based on their constitution, age and the seasons
- Recommend yoga and yogic practices for improved health
Holistic Ayurvedic Coaches cannot:
- Diagnose diseases
- Treat diseases
- Prescribe treatments or medicines (including herbal medicines)
- Perform pulse diagnosis