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 Doshas and Disease Management

15 sessions – live streamed
Current session: Sep 4-Dec 18, 2019it’s not too late to join
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
Fall session begins: Oct 15, 2019 
 – it’s not too late to join!

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
Last session: Jun 27-28, 2020 
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 7, 2020

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

20 sessions – live streamed
Next session begins: Jan 20, 2020
PACE credits: 28

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.

India Immersion: Journey to the Roots of Ayurveda and Yoga

21 days trip
Jul 14-Aug 4, 2020 – India

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.