AAHHCC – Ayurveda Holistic Health Coach Certification Program

Topics covered include:

1. Understanding Ayurveda, Origin of Ayurveda, History of Ayurveda
In this class students will learn:
• What is Ayurveda
• Various definitions of Ayurveda
• The main texts and authors
• The divine origin of Ayurveda
• The ancestry
• The amazing history
• Journey of Ayurveda through centuries.
•Sankhya, Vaisheshik theory of origin of Ayurveda

2. Anatomy
In this class students will learn:
• Human Anatomy- Western view (identifying bones, tissues, organs and learning their functions and placement).
• Human Anatomy- Ayurvedic view (co-relating western names with Ayurvedic names to better understand the original texts).

3. Physiology
In this class students will learn:
• Western Physiology- working of organs and systems and western terminology
• Ayurvedic Physiology- co-relating the organ and system functioning with the Ayurvedic terminology and overview.

4. Ayurvedic Concepts
In this class students will learn:
• The three humors- Tridoshas- Vata, Pitta, and Kapha
• Five elements- Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Ether
• The three main Gunas- Sattva, Rajas, Tamas
• The fifteen Subdoshas
Prakruti – the body type
• Vikruti- Imbalance
• The three Malas- Mutra, Purish, Sweda
• Different types of Testing/ Parikshas- Trividh, Astavidh, Dashvidh
•Twenty Gunas
• Dhatus and Kalas
• The six Rasas
• The four pillars that sustain health- Sleep, Digestion, Elimination and Purification.

5.
Dinacharya and Ritucharya
In this class students will learn:
• Dinacharya- daily routine for maintaining health and well being.
• Ritucharya- seasonal routine depending on the change in seasons that affects our diet, habits and life style.

6. Herbology – Part 1
In this class students will learn:
• Importance of herbs
• Energetics of herbs
• Rasa, Guna, Virya, Vipaka
• Classification of Herbs
• Groups of herbs- for skin, hair, digestion, sleep and more
• Property of spices
• Toxic food combinations

7. Diseases, Organs and systems involved, Pathophysiology of diseases

In this class students will learn:
• Classification of diseases based on organ systems
• Signs, symptoms and stages of a disease
• Changes in the organs, structurally and functionally in a disease stage

8. Herbology – Part 2
In this class students will learn:
• Twenty spices, their energetics and working
• Twenty commonly used herbs, their energetics and working

9. Different healing Modalities in Ayurveda

In this class students will learn:
• Marma points
• 7 Chakras
• Importance of Yoga
• Meditation
• Massage therapy
• Sound healing
• Aromatherapy
• Color therapy
• Gemstones and Astrology

10. Detoxification

In this class students will learn:
• Panchkarma
• Basics of Ayurvedic cooking
• Making Ghee
• Making Khichari
• Understanding nutritional values
• Reading and understanding a label
• Getting ready to practice

      Classes will be held from 9am to 6pm at our Midtown Manhattan location