NAIC SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine Graduation November 2019

St. James Episcopal Church (House of Prayer)

Saturday, November 16th. 2019 The Native American Indigenous Church (NAIC) Seminary/ Priory of Saving Grace & SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine (SCNM)/ Thai Yoga Center in Affiliation with the Sacred Medical Order of the Church of Hope (SMOKH) & The Eastern Apostolic Orthodox Catholic Church of the East (Syrian / Chaldean Rite) hosted the annual SCNM College Graduation, Induction and Ordination of Ministers Ceremony and Celebration.

SCNM Graduation November 2019

NAIC SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine Graduation November 16th. 2019

SCNM Graduation PHOTO Gallery

We held our annual SCNM College Graduation at the Historic St. James Episcopal Church (House of Prayer) in Tampa, Florida. Faculty, students, friends and family members were in attendance. Several functions were served during the ceremony. Formal induction into our respective sacred religious orders. The Ordination of Ministers and Monastic Doctors, Granting of Degree’s and Diploma’s as well as the signing of a formal mutual recognition Treaty between the Taino, Borinkin Tribal Nation of Puerto Rico and NAIC, SMOKH.

We were privileged to have attendees and dignitaries from Puerto Rico, Nevis-St. Kitts West Indies, Bolivia, Ecuador, various US states and Canada. Presiding over religious ordinations was Father (Padre) Mar Basilius Adao Perrera Patriarch of the Eastern Apostolic Orthodox Catholic Church of the East (Syrian / Chaldean Rite) who traveled from Brazil to be with us. Dr. Anthony B. James Dean of SCNM, Dr. Julie A. James Registrar SCNM represented SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine, a Florida DOE Compliant Degree Granting Institution. Prof. Dr. Charles McWilliams Dean of our affiliate PanAmerican School of Natural Medicine Nevis, West Indies and Lares Puerto Rico pressed in capacity of Grand Maestro. SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine Graduate Ken Lee Pennock was awarded dual degrees of Doctorate of Natural Medicine and Doctorate of Sacred Natural Medicine with emphasis in Ayurveda Medicine. Dr. Kenneth Lee Pennock is in addition a SomaVeda Integrated Traditional Therapies® Thai Yoga Certified Teacher, Advanced Certified SomaVeda® Thai Yoga practitioner, Medicine Man and ceremony leader in the Native American Indigenous Church Tribal Church and organization.

Students and faculty currently attending the November 164 Hour SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Practitioner Certification Program, SomaVeda® Ayurveda Life Style Consultant Certification and SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Teacher Certification Program were also in attendance.

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SCNM College Degrees Based on Thai Yoga and Ayurveda

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SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine now accepting Spring Enrollment. SCNM College Degrees Based on Thai Yoga and Ayurveda are perfect for students and professionals desiring quality education in natural medicine arts and sciences.

SCNM College Degree programs are competency based and offer a combination of both in-class didactic and hands on training and computer based distance learning. The residential course modules are done live at our beautiful five acre botanical sanctuary and the on-line courses can be completed any where their is a reliable internet connection. Anyone can become an expert and or source person in Natural Medicine. The courses are practical and provide all the educational content appropriate for each degree program. Self paced means learn and master the material at your own pace. Highly motivated individuals can complete under-graduate and a post graduate Doctorate in two to three years.

Eligibility to enroll is based on completion of one residential program the “200 Hr. SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Practitioner Certificate Course“. Once satisfactorily completed the prospective SCNM student is eligible to enroll in any of our advanced courses and or SCNM College Degrees Based on Thai Yoga/ Ayurveda/ Indigenous/ Traditional and or Natural Medicine.

As a non-profit, church based seminary SCNM is able to offer the lowest cost tuition and most generous Grants and Scholarships! Additionally, several of our degree paths will offer credit for previous education, professional certification and life experience towards completion.

SCNM Under-Graduate Degrees:

  1. Associate of Sacred Arts: Natural Health (Thai Yoga Therapist/ SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Teacher & Ayurveda Health Counselor)
  2. Bachelor of Sacred Science: Natural Health/ Alternative Medicine (Thai Yoga Therapist/ SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Teacher & Ayurveda Yoga Therapist )
  3. Bachelor Applied Sacred Science: Massage Therapy (Credit for previous Massage Therapy training and licensure)
  4. Bachelor of Applied Sacred Science: Yoga Therapy (Credit for previous Yoga/ Yoga Therapy Training-certification)
  5. Bachelor of Applied Sacred Science: Ayurveda (Credit for previous Ayurveda education)

SCNM Graduate Degrees:

  1. Masters of Sacred Science: Herbal Medicine
  2. Doctor of Sacred Natural Medicine (optional specialization in Ayurveda, Thai Yoga Physical Therapy, Traditional Naturopathic Medicine and or Monastic Medicine)
  3. Doctor of Sacred Oriental Medicine: Acupuncture

Start dates available every January, March, June, September and November

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