Ayurvedic Healing Course

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Become an American Institute of Vedic Studies certified Ayurvedic Life-Style Consultant 500 hours

This deep healing, personal development course is based on Classical Ayurveda from Dr. David Frawley’s American Institute of Vedic Studies distance learning course with individuals mentoring and contact hours with Yogesh and Shankari Van Acker.

Ayurveda Healing Course Format & Syllabus

No previous background in Yoga or Ayurveda is required
This Ayurvedic course starts at a beginning level, but goes into the depth of its subject.


The Ayurvedic Healing Course provides extensive information on Ayurveda and its main branches.
The course has a special emphasis on herbal medicine, noting western as well as Indian herbs. It explains diet and food in detail. The course adds to these physical modalities a higher dimension of Yoga and Ayurveda, showing an integral mind-body approach that includes spiritual and psychological considerations, with Ayurvedic keys to colors, aromas, asana, pranayama, mantra and meditation.

A flower for ayurveda healing

Module One

Principles of Ayurveda I

October 2023 – February 2024

Includes 12 lessons sharing the foundation of Ayurvedic Wisdom from Historical and Spiritual Issues, Samkhya Philosphy, The Three Gunas, Three Doshas, Twenty Attributes, Subdoshas, Seven Dhatus (layers of Tissues), Agni (Power of Digestion), Srotamsi (Channel Systems of the Body), Ayurveda and the Organs along with a Comparative View of Ayurveda and other Systems of Medicine.

A meal for healing through ayurveda

Module Two

Principles of Ayurveda II

April – June 2024

Includes 12 Lessons exploring Ayurvedic Constitutional Analysis, Mental Nature, The Ayurvedic Disease Process including the Six Stages of Disease, Examination of Disease including Doshas and Tissues, Patient Examination (Tongue, Pulse, Abdomen), Yoga and Ayurvedic Psychology: Spiritual Principles of Ayurveda, the Functions of the Mind along with a study of Clasical Yoga, Ayurvedic Yoga Asana and the Subtle Body and Chakras.

Soup and herbs for Ayurvedic healing

Module Three

Ayurvedic Treatment Methods: Diet & Herb

Fall 2024

Includes 10 Lessons discussing The Science of the Six Tastes and Five Elements, Principles of Dietary Therapy including Ayurvedic Food Type Analysis, Ayurvedic Herbalism, Ayurvedic Herbal Preparations, Ayurvedic Therapeutic Approaches including Detoxification and Purification (Panchakarma) and Rejuvenation Methods along with Treatment of Disease.

Shankari teaching Yoga Ayurveda Healing Course

Module Four

Advanced Treatment Methods of Ayurveda

Winter 2025

Includes 12 Lessons exploring Ayurvedic Aroma Therapy, Colour Therapy and Mantra Therapy, Yoga and Ayurvedic Psychology and Counselling Methods, Accumulation and Reduction of the Doshas, Ayurvedic Treatment of Tissues and Channel Systems with Herbs, Herbs and the Subdoshas, Prana and Pranayama, The Art and Science of Prana, Tejas and Ojas, Marma Points and Ayurvedic Massage, Meditation according to Ayurveda and a Summary of the Vedic Integral Healing System.

Ayurveda Healing Course Investment


 $395USD Ayurvedic Healing Course Registration

Register for Ayurvedic Course Content

This one-time fee registers you with The American Institute of Vedic Studies ensuring your access to the most comprehensive Ayurvedic Astrology Course material by Dr. David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri).  Upon successful course completion you will receive certification with The American Institute of Vedic Studies, one of the world’s most distinguished and recognized Schools of Vedic Study.

+ Cost per Module for Live Mentoring

  • MODULE 1 – $1,395+hst (SAVE $200 when you register in full by October 1, 2023)
  • MODULE 2 – $1,395+hst (SAVE $200 for early bird registration)
  • MODULE 3 – $1,395+hst (SAVE $200 for early bird registration)
  • MODULE 4 – $1,395+hst (SAVE $200 for early bird registration)

MODULES INCLUDE; contact hours with Shankari & Yogesh for experiential study and a vast variety of practical classes. Live mentoring support includes individual Ayurvedic Consultations, Exploration Exercises, Ayurvedic Cooking and Herbal Workshops, Ayurveda Asana and more options to stay in touch, answer your questions and deepen your understanding….

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Ayurveda Experience of Natural Immunity

  • The principles of Ayurveda including Elements, Doshas & Tissues – detailed Ayurvedic Anatomy and Physiology
  • Become qualified to give an individualized Constitutional Analysis and facilitate an effective Ayurvedic consultation including patient Diagnosis and Examination via pulse, tongue and observation
  • Understand the Constitutional factors behind any client disease condition – study the six stages of disease
  • Advise clients on Ayurvedic Treatment  Methods; diet and herbs, life-style choices and recommendations, therapeutic measures, detoxification, cleanses (panchakarma) and rejuvenation
  • Study Advanced Treatment Methods; including aroma therapy, Mantras, Yoga Psychology and Ayurvedic Counseling, Pranayama, Meditation and Yoga Asana
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      1. Yoga and Ayurveda (Heal the Mind, Heal the Body)
      2. Personal Ayurvedic Consultations
      3. Cooking Workshops and Herbal Study
      4. Preparing Natural Remedies
      5. Ayurvedic Asana & Pranayama Classes
      6. Observation and Diagnosis Exercises
      7. Pulse and Tongue Diagnosis Explorations
      8. Disease and Illness Research Sessions
      9. Ayurvedic Meditation & Mantra Practices
      10. Herbal Walks and Nature Study
      11. Practice Consultations and Guidance
      12. Ayurveda Lectures and Workshops
      13. Ayurvedic Massage and Treatments
      14. Ongoing Support from Experienced Ayurvedic Counselors and Yoga Therapists
      15. Ayurveda Buddy: Inspiration & Motivation

      Warm Words

      “I would like to thank Shankari and Yogesh for introducing Ayurveda into my life. It has changed my whole viewpoint about life and has brought me back in touch with nature and with myself. Ayurveda is a wonderful way to follow a healthy and wonderful lifestyle. I am so thankful to have had Shankari and Yogesh as wonderful teachers and guides which have help me through the learning and the experiences Ayurveda has to offer. To all that wish to connect deeper with one’s self and with nature, I would highly recommend this wonderful Ayurvedic Healing Course.”

      – Danielle Santin, Southampton ON

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