AYURVEDIC HEALTH COUNSELOR TRAINING

CourseNumber Course Title ClockHours
AHCT 101 Ayurvedic History, Philosophy and Doshic Theory I: Introduction 23
AHCT 102 Doshic Theory II – Understanding and Assessment of Prakriti & Vikriti 21
AHCT 103 Applied Ayurveda I – Dincharya and Ritucharya (7 – lab hrs.) 21
AHCT 104 Ayurvedic Anatomy & Physiology I – Sub-Doshas 1 21
AHCT 105 Ayurvedic Anatomy & Physiology lI – Sub-Doshas 2 21
AHCT 106 Ayurvedic Anatomy & Physiology III – Dhatus 21
AHCT 107 Ayurvedic Anatomy & Physiology IV – Srotamsi and Malas 21
AHCT 108 Clinical Practice I – Client Assessment 1 (17 – lab hrs.) 21
AHCT 109 Ayurvedic Psychology and Subtle Energy Principles 21
AHCT 110 Ayurvedic Anatomy & Physiology V – Digestion: Tastes, Agni and Ama 21
AHCT 111 Clinical Practice II – Client Assessment 2 and Chikitsa 1(17 – lab hrs.) 21
AHCT 112 Clinical Practice III – Mid-Term Exam – The Profession of Ayurveda and Business Management 21
AHCT 113 Applied Ayurveda II – Ayurvedic Nutrition and Cooking (17 – lab hrs.) 21
AHCT 114 Applied Ayurveda III – Herbology I – Doshic Application: Theory 21
AHCT 115 Applied Ayurveda IV – Herbology II – Doshic Application: Practice (17 – lab hrs.) 21
AHCT 116 Applied Ayurveda V – Aromatherapy – Doshic Application: Theory and Practice (17 – lab hrs.) 21
AHCT 117 Applied Ayurveda VI – Dosha Yoga Principles and Asana Practice (17 – lab hrs.) 21
AHCT 118 Applied Ayurveda VII – Ayurvedic Treatment & Panchakarma Theory (7 – lab hrs.) 21
AHCT 119 Clinical Practice IV – Client Chikitsa 2 (17 – lab hrs.) 21
AHCT 120 Ayurvedic Anatomy & Physiology VI – Western & Ayurvedic View of the Bodily Systems 21
AHCT 121 Ayurvedic Pathology I – Ayurvedic Concept of Disease 21
AHCT 122 Clinical Practice V – Client Chikitsa 3 (17 – lab hrs.) 21
AHCT 123 Clinical Practice VI – Final Exam – Business Management 21
Classroom Theory Hours 335
Classroom Lab Hours 150
Independent Consultation/Presentation Hours (Externship) 215
Total Hours 700
   

Course numbering system: APT = Ayurvedic Practitioner Training / The 23 distinctive course numbers reflect the 23 course sessions of the academic year

Clock hour: Represents 51.50 minutes of classroom time in the presence of an instructor, reflecting breaks and lunches

Required Textbooks

  1. Textbook of Ayurveda – Fundamental Principals by Dr. Vasant Lad (2002)
  2. Textbook of Ayurveda – A Complete Guide to Clinical Assessment by Dr. Vasant Lad (2006)
  3. The Yoga of Herbs by Dr. David Frawley and Dr. Vasant Lad (2001)
  4. Ayurveda & Aromatherapy by Dr. Light Miller and Dr. Brian Miller (1995)
  5. Yoga for your Type – An Ayurvedic Approach by Dr. David Frawley and Sandra Summerfield Kozak (2001)
  6. Ayurveda – Secrets of Healing by Maya Tiwari (1995)
  7. The Ayurvedic Cookbook by Amadea Morningstar (1997)

 

(Publishing dates reflect the most recent edition of textbooks. Refer to these dates when purchasing textbooks. Books are available for purchase through the Academy or independent book sellers.)