A) Ayurveda Yoga Therapists Certificate Program (1008 Hrs)
B) Ayurveda Practitioner Certificate Program (1008 Hrs)
Enter the exciting and fast growing world of Ayurveda Wellness and Health Care in USA!
No previous experience necessary. However, Ayurveda is a wonderful addition to any existing health or allied health practice. Doctors, Massage Therapists, Yoga Practitioners and Teachers as well as any other modality can gain access to this 4000 year tradition of indigenous, traditional medicine.
SomaVeda™ Ayurvedic Yoga Therapists (AYT) Certificate 1008 Hrs
ACCEPTING ENROLLMENT FOR January, March, June or September Start Dates 2013/ 2014
The 1008 Hour AYT Certificate for the SomaVeda® Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist Program is based on Ayurveda’s holistic way of living and health and fulfills Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA) ( requirements for a 1000+ Hour Ayurveda Yoga Therapists Recognition).
The SomaVeda® AYT 1008 hr. program includes a comprehensive Ayurveda education that focuses on Ayurveda principles of Yoga Therapy (SomaVeda® Thai Yoga primary modality), Hatha Yoga, Reishi Yoga, Pancha Karma, Sweedana, Shirodhara, Abhyanga, Sneehana, Herbology, Nutrition protocols, daily routines, practices, clinical applications, Classic Ayurvedic, Naturopathic and Modern clinical assessments and preparations that maximize well-being.
Accredited and Authorized: We provide Legal Basis for SomaVeda® AYT practice in all 50 states! (No Massage License Necessary!)
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Course is 800 contact hours in class/ hands on Ayurvedic Yoga Training and 208 hours Supervised Clinic practice. Total hr. required for Graduation: 1008
Experiential, the course is highly interactive and dynamic learning experience.
Possible to do the course in only six months to one year!
SomaVeda®AYT Core Curriculum Hours: Total Course Hours: 1008 hours
Core Curriculum: 700 Hrs: (All Classroom Hours are done in presence of under the direct instruction of Certified Teacher)
Peripheral Courses: 100 Hrs
Externship/Case Studies: 200 Hrs+ 8 Hrs = 108 Hrs
There are 21 Modules that a student completes for the Ayurvedic Yoga Therapists (AYT) course:
1. Ayurveda101, 201, 301
2. Tridoshas 101, 201, 301
3. Ayurveda Kriya Sharir 101, 201 and Chikitsa and Nidana
4. Samkhya Philosophy
5. Astrology or Jyotish (Thai Korosot) 101, 201, 301
6. Ayurveda and the Mind (Manasa), and, Meditation
7. Sankhya philosophy, Sanskrit and Bhagavad Gita
8. Panchakarma101, 201 and Aromatherapy 101, 201, 301
9. Yoga Therapy (SomaVeda Integrated Traditional Therapies: Thai Yoga Therapy as Core Modality)
10. Ayurvedic Nutrition (Including Traditional Naturopathic Nutrition emphasizing Ayurveda principles)
11. Ayurvedic Herbology SomaVeda™ and (Maharishi Ayurveda Resource)
12. Clinical Management of Ayurveda, as well as case studies and research (Maharishi Ayurveda Resource)
13. Legal Guide Lines for Vedic and Indigenous Medicine Practitioners
14. Clinic Ethics and business practices (How to Start an Ayurveda/ Yoga Therapy Business.)
15. Prana Yama, Yoga Kriya
16. Meditation (Shamatha, Vipassana, Tratak)
17. Kizhi (Nuad Prakhop Samun Prai: Steamed Herbal Compress Massage)
18. Hatha and Reishi Yoga
19. Pancha Karma 101, 201
20. Ayurvedic Beauty Course
21. Kerla Rejuvinative Treatments:
⁃ Abhyanga full body massage 2 therapists
⁃ Abhyanga full body massage single therapist
⁃ Head and face massage
⁃ Steam bath herbal
⁃ Elakizhi – Patra Potala sweda, (Nuad Prakhop Samun Prai)
⁃ Shastika Shali pinda sweda – Navarakizhi
⁃ Pizhichil (Dhara)
⁃ Shiro Vasti
⁃ Kati Vasti
⁃ Greeva Vasti
⁃ Akshi tarpana
⁃ Taktra Dhara
⁃ Tala podichil
SomaVeda® Ayurveda Yoga Therapists (AYT) Program also includes intensive course work, lecture and practicum in the following subjects: Ayurvedic psychology, 5 elements, 3 doshas, prana, tejas & ojas, 6 tastes, daily regimen, seasons, digestion and diet, herbology, Vedic assessment, evaluation, 5 senses therapies (diet, herbs, aromas, sound, touch, color), Panchakarma theory, yoga therapy, Ayurvedic health management through 5 sense therapies.
Along with this, there are 75 hours spent in the direct presence of a teacher and include classroom hours as well as apprenticeship. Live interactive video and audio class instruction (didactic and virtual classroom instruction) counts as instruction in the presence of a teacher.
Peripheral Subjects: 100 Hrs These are related subject material such as Ayurvedic concept of Anatomy & physiology, Sanskrit, Yoga, Vedanta and Vedic Astrology.
Externship/Internship: 200 hours must be spent one on one with a client in consultation. An additional 8 hours of case management may be spent discussing cases with a supervisor or Certified SomaVeda® Teacher.
The SomaVeda® AYT Program is a residential based Ayurveda/ Yoga Therapy Practitioner Program and requires attendance in 4 ( 200 hour each, total 800 hours) 27 day intensives (CTP1, CTP2, CTP3, CTP4, Advanced Ayurvedic Program Intensive), plus 108 Externship hours.
AAPNA Certified Yoga Therapists Level Membership (Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA)) Graduates will qualify for AAPNA Yoga Therapist and or Ayurvedic Practitioner Level Membership, however, AAPNA Membership not included and must be applied for separately.
SomaVeda™ AYT/ AP Program Tuition Cost: $8,402.00 (Less any Tuition Scholarship!)
Important! Reduced Tuition Scholarships are available! It’s possible to qualify for tuition as low as $500.00! In addition to our generous scholarship programs, we also have liberal payment plans to work with your life and finances. (Current scholarship and or reduced tuition offers expires June 30th, 2013.)
Not Included: AYT Materials fee is $269.00 for all workbooks, text, posters and DVD required. Food and Meals not included. Additional Text Book “Ayurveda: The Science of Self Healing” by Dr. Vasant Lad, available at our bookstore. There is a separate meal plan available listed with housing. Electrical for Camping and or Kitchen use fee. Personal medical consultations and or treatments of any kind with Dr. James or other TYC staff. Personal medical or therapeutic treatments/ consultations are available by appointment at additional expense. See NWS Clinic Menu for details.
Special for currently enrolled TYC Students and or past graduates!
Can I add this SomaVeda® AYT Certificate program to an existing SomaVeda program I am already enrolled in such as CTP2, TCP, AWP, AA, BSc. and or DNM? Yes! We can combine the AYT program and Certificate qualifying you for AAPNA Membership recognition for a very low fee. If your currently enrolled or a past graduate of the Thai Yoga Center Certification programs give us a call for some very good news! Eligible programs now include the AYT at little or NO additional tuition! Call TYC / Dr. Anthony James Today!
Please Note: On Site Housing is mandatory to qualify for eligibility for tuition scholarships. On-Site Housing is NOT required to attend TYC programs. Non residential students are considered Student at Large Registrations and may still qualify for special pricing based on date of registration and number of remaining available seats in any given class.
(Current scholarship and or reduced tuition offers expires June 30th, 2013.)
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Oklevueha Native American Church of SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine (ONACS) operates under authorization, as a degree granting institution through exemption, by the Florida State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities under Section 1005.06 (1) (f), FLA Statutes. The state, like other states, does not require accreditation or theological accreditation for our religious education based programs.
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