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It’s time to register for Classical Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy™ Certification Course - coming to the Bahamas in March 2017!Calling a


Calling all Yoga Teachers!

Are you ready to take your yoga classes to a WHOLE NEW LEVEL?

If so, Classical Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy™ will transform your life - and your yoga practice - in ways you may not have even realized was possible!

Join Dr. Marc Halpern and Marisa Laursen in March, 2017 for a journey of a lifetime - AYURVEDIC YOGA THERAPY CERTIFICATION COURSE


This 13-day course will be held at the stunningly beautiful

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat on Paradise Island in the Bahamas… 


“As a yoga teacher of 8 years, this course was the answer to my prayer. Not only did it open my eyes to professional growth but it exceeded every expectation I had about growing personally and spiritually.”

– Kimberly Freesh


In this certification program designed specifically for yoga teachers, participants will learn how to adapt yoga classes toward the specific needs of each individual, including deep instruction on the energetics and use of asana, pranayama, chanting and meditation for healing purposes based upon Ayurvedic principles. In addition to learning how to apply this knowledge to others, this program also provides an opportunity for a personal journey within, allowing you to explore your own Ayurvedic constitution and create a lifestyle that leads to inner peace and healing. 

Dates: March 4 - 17, 2017 

Location: Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat, Paradise Island, Bahamas

Space is limited - register today! ~ 

This program qualifies for 120 hours of Yoga Alliance Continuing Education credit.


“The teachers were great. Their knowledge covered a wide spectrum and they were very in tune with each of us.”

– Raymond Thouin

 “As a yoga teacher, I think this should be a part of every teacher training course

– Carla Olla 2008


In this amazing hands-on program you will learn:

  • Foundational Ayurvedic Principles & Philosophy
  • Ayurvedic Lifestyle and Psychology
  • Nadi, Chakras & the Five Vayus
  • The 5 Koshas and Healing
  • The 3 Gunas and Healing
  • Prana, Tejas & Ojas and Healing
  • Energetics of Asana and Pranayama
  • Vata, Pitta and Kapha Yoga Asana Classes
  • Pratyahara & Meditation as Healing Tools
  • Introduction to Yoga Nidra

This program is designed exclusively for:

  • Yoga Teachers
  • Yoga Therapists

    Ayurvedic Practitioners with a background in Yoga

  • This 13-day residential program provides the skills to:
  • Customize yoga classes to balance the doshas
  • Create unique Ayurvedic Yoga workshops
  • Practice or teach asana, pranayama, kirtan & meditation for healing based on Ayurvedic principles
  • Offer private classes addressing the specific needs of the individual
  • Explore your own Ayurvedic constitution
  • Create and inspire in others, a lifestyle that leads to inner peace and healing

Course graduates will receive a certification from the California College of Ayurveda.  


Limited space available - register today! 


“Yoga becomes a powerful therapeutic tool when the principles of Ayurveda are properly applied to it” ~ Dr. Marc Halpern.  

“This program consistently offers an experience beyond measure for students and teachers alike. Hearts open, consciousness transforms. Shifts happen on all levels of body, mind and soul. Lifelong relationships form. The beautiful, deeply spiritual ashram environment provides the perfect yogic setting which lovingly supports personal and professional transformation.”

~ Marisa Laursen


Want to learn more?  

Dr. Marc Halpern discusses the Classical Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy program:  

Watch it on You Tube

Classical Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy~ Student Testimonials: 

Watch it on You Tube 

An introduction to Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy™ by Dr. Marc Halpern including what it is, how it can benefit you, and much more (one hour and 24 minutes, on Vimeo. Password for video: AyurvedaCollege.108) 

Dr. Halpern and Marisa Laursen invite you to join them in the beautiful Bahamas for this deeply transformative course. You will get to experience ashram life while learning these classical teachings along with daily yoga classes, delicious vegetarian food, daily meditations and satsang, walks on the beach ~ and more!

 Register today!