Programs for All Levels

Whether you are new to Ayurveda or have already commenced your studies, our programs for all levels have no required prerequisite.


Introduction to Ayurveda

Free online program

Be introduced to Ayurveda at the beginner level. In this free online series, our highly experienced Ayurvedic clinicians and educators will introduce you to the essential principles of Traditional Indian Medicine and how you can apply them in your own life.



Ashtanga Hridayam

The Keys to Balanced Doshas and Vitality

15 sessions – live streamed
Next session begins: Feb 13, 2019
PACE credits: 23

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 Wellness Counselor Program

LEVEL I – 1 year – 625 hours – in-class, live streamed & online study
Next session begins: April 22, 2019 

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.


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. Learn more about this requirement and how to satisfy it.



Ayurvedic Skin and Beauty

2 days – in-class & live streamed
Next session: Jun 15-16, 2019
PACE credits: 14

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.


Short and Specialty Programs

Custom formats – in-class, live streamed & online study

Study a professional and authentic Ayurvedic curriculum customized to your area of interest! Our short and specialty programs enable students to begin their studies with no prerequisite, and all credits transfer to our level I: Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor (AWC) certification program.



Panchakarma Technician Program

11 months – 250 hours – in-class, live streamed & online study
Next session begins: March 2, 2019

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.


Introduction to Sanskrit for Ayurveda

Dietary Guidelines and the Impact of Foods on the Mind-Body

20 sessions – live streamed
This program is currently unscheduled
PACE credits: 28

Study the ancient language of Sanskrit so you can read Ayurvedic texts such as the “Ashtanga Hridayam”! This course focuses on listening, reading, and writing Sanskrit, as well as an introduction to spoken Sanskrit.