Courses: All Programs

Kerala Ayurveda Academy specializes in traditional and professional training, offering both in-class and online formats, with convenient weekend and evening schedules. Our programs are approved by the National Ayurvedic Medical Association.


Anatomy and Physiology

Corequisite for Professional Certifications
Self-paced – online

To support our students in achieving the highest caliber of professional competency, Kerala Ayurveda Academy offers an Anatomy and Physiology partner program to satisfy the corequisite requirement for our professional programs (AWC, AWP, AD). Learn more about this requirement and how to satisfy it.

Ashtanga Hridayam

15 sessions – live streamed
Current session began: February 17, 2021
NAMA PACE-approved

Study the Ayurvedic principles straight from the source! The authentic teachings are revealed as we chant the slokas together, experiencing the richness of the beautiful ancient verse.

Ayurvedic Assessment and Pulse Diagnosis

3 days – live streamed
Next session: October 8-10, 2021
NAMA PACE-approved

Train in the ancient assessment techniques and learn how to identify subtle disease conditions, discern between constitution and imbalance, plus map the Ayurvedic etiopathogenisis (Samprapti).

Level III: Ayurvedic Doctor Program

2.5 years – in-class plus live streamed
Next session begins: March 6, 2021

Students from all schools of Ayurveda are welcome! Fulfill your potential as an Ayurvedic professional with advanced clinical training at the highest level of certification in the U.S.

Ayurvedic Formulation Making

3 days – in-class and live streamed
Next session: March 25-27, 2022
NAMA PACE-approved

Learn the Ayurvedic principles of herb combining and how to make the 14 most popular formulations and healing oils with step-by-step instruction.

Vedic Formulations: Clinical Applications

12 sessions – live streamed
Next session begins: March 8, 2021
NAMA PACE-approved

The success of an Ayurvedic Practitioner or Doctor is paramount to their expertise in selecting and combining herbs and formulations. There are thousands of formulations documented in the Ayurvedic root texts. In this series, improve your knowledge of how to select, combine, prepare and apply the most broadly used herbs and formulations in clinical scenarios.

Ayurvedic Skin and Beauty

2 days – in-class & live streamed
Next session: August 14-15, 2021
NAMA PACE-approved

Uncover the ancient Ayurvedic beauty secrets for radiant, natural beauty. You’ll explore the definition of beauty from the perspective of this timeless holistic science, learning lifestyle recommendations and therapeutic remedies for common imbalances influencing the appearance of the face, hair, skin body and feet.

Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor Program

LEVEL I – 1 year – 625 hours – in-class, live streamed & online study
Fall session begins: October 13, 2020 

Gain the tools and knowledge you need to ignite the healer within you. Our level I program is both an educational journey and personal transformation with profound professional potential. With flexible in class and online formats, you’ll study a comprehensive curriculum designed to provide the individual in-depth knowledge and understanding in the philosophy, principles, theory and practical application of Ayurvedic preventive care.

Ayurvedic Wellness Practitioner Program

LEVEL II – 1.5 Years – 1,000 Hours – in-class, live streamed & online study
Spring session begins: May 4, 2021

Students from all schools of Ayurveda are welcome! Expand your scope of practice with clinical study of the disease process according to the traditional science of Ayurveda as outlined in the ancient Vedic texts. You’ll learn the etiological factors which contribute to the nature and structure of any disease and management techniques for the various disease stages.

Clinical Case Discussion Webinars for Practitioners

90min – live streamed
Next session: April 20, 2021 – Infertility
NAMA PACE-approved

Join our experienced clinicians in review of disease management with real cases. You’ll have the opportunity to submit your challenging cases and receive the expert guidance you need at the level II Ayurvedic Practitioner scope of practice.

Debunking Ayurveda Myths: Ayurvedic Diet Part 2

Live streamed – free session
Next session: January 25, 2021

All levels are welcome to join an interactive session with Vaidyas and Master Teachers of Ayurveda! This topic is too hot to fit into one session, so in part two, we’ll answer your burning questions about food combinations, restaurant food, leftovers and more.

India Immersion: Journey to the Roots of Ayurveda and Yoga

15 or 21 day trip – all levels welcome
2022 dates to be announced

You’re invited to embark on an adventure into the world of Ayurveda and Yoga. Explore the landscape and culture of origin of the sister Vedic sciences, study their timeless principles and experience their healing power firsthand.

Advanced India Internship (Level II)

15 days – in-class 
Next session begins: October 18, 2021 – Cochin and Bangalore, India
Prerequisite: level II student or graduate
NAMA PACE-approved

Train with Kerala Ayurveda India’s medical team and discover the Ayurvedic industry from seed to shelf at our clinics, herbal gardens and award-winning resort. Studying in the birthplace of Ayurveda is a one-of-a-kind experience which we make available to both KAA level II students and Ayurvedic practitioners from other schools. Continuing education PACE credits from NAMA are available to KAA alumni (AWP graduates) or students from other institutions.

Introduction to Sanskrit for Ayurveda

20 sessions – live streamed
Last session began: January 20, 2020
Next session begins: January 10, 2022
NAMA PACE-approved

Enhance your Ayurvedic studies with the power of its mother language! This course will introduce you to Sanskrit starting with the basics. It focuses on foundational skills required for reading and writing Sanskrit, plus a preface to spoken Sanskrit.

Panchakarma Technician Program

11 months – 250 hours – in-class, live streamed & online study
Next session begins: September 25, 2021

Panchakarma is a purification process of the mind-body system. Using various bodywork techniques, client-customized oils and special diets, Panchakarma therapies are customized for individuals based on their unique constitution and health conditions. This program enables Ayurvedic students of all levels the opportunity to learn the traditional Panchakarma philosophy and methodologies.

Advanced U.S. Clinical Internship (Level II)

5 days – in-class
Next session: May 10-14, 2021
Prerequisite: level II student or graduate
NAMA PACE-approved

Immerse yourself in a week of Ayurvedic practice with our dynamic Wellness Center team managing a wide variety of cases and disorders. In addition to satisfying our level II AWP requirements, this internship is open to all Ayurvedic Practitioners for continued education and training. Continuing education PACE credits from NAMA are available to KAA alumni (AWP graduates) or students from other institutions.