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Ayurvedic Health Counselor Part 1 (A.H.C.1 )

Ayurveda training program





(600 hours)

This is a very high level introductory program in Ayurvedic Medicine providing students with a solid foundation from which to explore the deeper applications of Ayurveda. Students who complete this program may continue their studies to become an Ayurvedic practitioner or begin to integrate what they have learned into complementary modalities (including massage therapy and Yoga). Graduates of this program may also choose to conduct  introductory Ayurvedic workshops. This program combines well with our Ayurvedic Massage course and our Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy training course, providing a deeper foundation from which to practice.


Classes and Curriculum

This program is both theoretical and practical. Students will learn the principles of Ayurveda and apply them to their own lives. Living Ayurveda is the best way to learn Ayurveda. Students will also work on extensive case studies to reinforce the learning process.

  • Module 1: Introduction to Ayurvedic Lifestyle
  • Module 2: Philosophy
  • Module 3: Ayurvedic Anatomy and Physiology 1
  • Module 4: Ayurvedic Anatomy and Physiology 2
  • Module 5: Ayurvedic Pathology
  • Module 6: Diagnostics 1: Introduction to Pulse, Tongue, and Body Diagnosis
  • Module 7: Ayurvedic Psychology 1
  • Module 8: Ayurvedic Psychology 2
  • Module 9: Ayurvedic Nutrition
  • Module 10: Introduction to Ayurvedic Herbalism
  • Module 11: Sensory Therapy: Aromatherapy, Color Therapy, Sound Therapy, and Daily Routines

Students completing the A.H.C.1 level of training have up to one year to move forward in their training if they wish to continue their education. After two years, students will need to reapply to become active and take a placement examination in order to test their recall of basic A.H.C 1 program concepts.


A High School Diploma


This program is offered at our Grass Valley/Nevada City (Northern California) location and is also broadcast live over the internet in an interactive format, allowing you to attend from anywhere in the world. This program may also be completed through distance learning.

FormatsGrass Valley

Students can attend this course in the classroom, live over the internet, or complete the program through distance learning.


For current tuition, please see our catalog.

Students who have completed this program are encouraged to continue .