International University of Yoga and Ayurveda has established an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant Program as a 600-hour training program. Included in these hours are 600 hours of Ayurvedic training. Those who are not Yoga teachers are encouraged to enroll in to a 200 hours Yoga Alliance certified Yoga school. Alternative practitioners who are already practicing another field of Health care may or may not want to do yoga teachers training.
This training program is based on the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO) Benchmarks for training in traditional / complementary and alternative medicine: benchmarks for training in Ayurveda & Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Department of Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH), New Delhi, India. (Reference Number: D.O. NO. 480 /Adviser (Ayurveda) / 2009, May 1st, 2009). This program meets the guidelines of Ayucouncil.org for Ayurvedic Educator program.
Clinical Experience: 270 Hours practicum
May 4 to June 5, 2020 and June 8 to June 30, 2020
One on one case management (History, Diagnosis and care).
Case presentations and Discussion.
Follow- up on Cases. (Details will follow)
Mentor led student practicum online including quiz and exams - 120 hours.
Recommended books to study:
1. Perfect Health – Deepak Chopra
2. Unfolding Happiness -Vijay Jain
3. Ayurveda & Mind – David Frawley
4. Volume 1-3 Foundations of Ayurveda by Jessica Vallela BAMS and Prashant Dharmarajan PHD (Ayu)