Building the Roots: First Trimester Foundations

Embark on a transformative journey into the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda, equipping yourself with essential skills and knowledge to pave the way for a fulfilling career in Ayurvedic Medicine or Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy. 


A World of Wisdom: Introducing YVI’s Foundational Studies!

Experience the essence of Ayurveda firsthand, because true understanding comes from immersion. Our World Rewound Foundations of Ayurveda program invites you to delve deep into the ancient wisdom of holistic wellness. Embrace the opportunity to test the transformative power of Ayurveda, discovering personalized well-being practices, dosha insights, mindful rituals, and more. Uncover the profound impact of this time-honored knowledge on your journey to balance and harmony. Step into a world of self-discovery and growth, where the only way to truly know is to experience.


What’s Included in the Foundational Studies Program?

✓ Philosophy Foundations – Immerse yourself in the profound wisdom of ancient philosophies and principles that form the bedrock of Ayurveda.

✓ Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy Foundations – Learn to combine the therapeutic power of yoga with Ayurvedic principles to promote holistic healing and well-being.

✓ Foundations of Ayurvedic Nutrition – Discover the art of Ayurvedic Nutrition and harness the inherent intelligence of food to nourish your body, mind, and spirit.

✓ Foundations of Yogic Philosophy – Unravel the depths of yogic philosophy and apply its timeless teachings to enhance your daily life.

✓ Foundations of Meditation – Master the art of meditation and experience profound inner peace, awareness, and harmony in 5 transformative classes.

✓ Foundations of Yoga Nidra – Delve into the practice of psychic sleep and explore the vast realms of your subconscious mind in a 4-hour workshop.

✓ Foundations of Pranayama – Explore the transformative power of breath through a 7-class intensive course, awakening your inner potential.

Foundations of Yogic Philosophy

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Embark on a transformative journey into the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda, equipping yourself with essential skills and knowledge to pave the way for a fulfilling career in Ayurvedic Medicine or Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy. Our comprehensive program, accredited by the Yoga Veda Institute, will empower you to delve deep into the holistic principles of Ayurveda, fostering a profound understanding of this timeless healing system.


  1. The Essence of Ayurveda: Explore the core principles and fundamental concepts that underpin Ayurvedic philosophy. Gain insight into the Tridosha theory, Panchamahabhutas (five elements), and the interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit.

  2. Ayurvedic Lifestyle: Learn how to incorporate Ayurvedic practices into daily life, including nutrition, daily routines, and self-care rituals to promote balance and well-being.

  3. Ayurvedic Diagnostics: Master the art of diagnosing imbalances through pulse reading, tongue examination, and observation techniques, honing your skills to provide personalized healing recommendations.

  4. Herbology and Ayurvedic Remedies: Dive into the world of Ayurvedic herbs, formulations, and therapies, understanding their healing properties and how they can be used to restore harmony.

  5. Ayurvedic Psychology: Delve into the psychology of Ayurveda, exploring the mind-body connection and the impact of emotions on overall health.

  6. Ayurvedic Nutrition: Uncover the principles of Ayurvedic nutrition, tailoring diet plans to individual constitutions to optimize health and vitality.

  7. Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy: Integrate Ayurveda and Yoga seamlessly, understanding how these sister sciences complement each other to promote holistic healing.

  8. Practical Training: Engage in hands-on learning, practical sessions, and case studies to enhance your understanding and application of Ayurvedic principles.

Upon completion of the program, you will receive a prestigious certificate from the Yoga Veda Institute, a testament to your dedication and expertise in Ayurvedic Philosophy. Open the doors to a world of healing, and join us in preserving and propagating this ancient science for the well-being of individuals and communities worldwide.

Foundations of Ayurvedic Nutrition

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Unlock the transformative potential of Ayurvedic Nutrition and equip yourself with essential skills and foundational knowledge to embark on a rewarding journey in this ancient healing art. Our comprehensive program, certified by the Yoga Veda Institute, empowers you to explore the profound connection between food, health, and well-being within the framework of Ayurvedic principles.


  1. Ayurvedic Principles: Delve into the core principles of Ayurveda, understanding the doshas (Vata, Pitta, Kapha), and how they shape individual constitutions, guiding personalized dietary choices.

  2. Nourishing the Doshas: Learn how to balance and harmonize the doshas through mindful food selection, preparation, and consumption, optimizing your clients’ health and vitality.

  3. Ayurvedic Cooking: Acquire the art of Ayurvedic cooking, exploring various herbs, spices, and food combinations to create balanced and delicious meals that promote well-being.

  4. Digestive Health: Understand the crucial role of digestion in Ayurveda and discover ways to support and strengthen the digestive system through nutrition.

  5. Dietary Imbalances and Remedies: Master the identification and management of dietary imbalances, and explore Ayurvedic remedies to address common health issues.

  6. Seasonal Eating: Discover the significance of seasonal eating in Ayurveda, adapting diets to align with nature’s rhythms for optimal health throughout the year.

  7. Ayurvedic Lifestyle: Integrate Ayurvedic principles into daily life, incorporating mindful eating practices and routines that promote overall wellness.

  8. Practical Application: Engage in hands-on learning and case studies, developing the skills to create personalized Ayurvedic nutrition plans for individuals and groups.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from the esteemed Yoga Veda Institute, validating your expertise in Ayurvedic Nutrition. Embrace the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda and become a catalyst for positive change, guiding others towards a life of health, balance, and inner harmony.

Foundations of Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy

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Elevate your Ayurvedic journey and embark on a transformative exploration of Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy, where you will learn to communicate the language of Ayurvedic bodywork. Our comprehensive program, accredited by the esteemed Yoga Veda Institute, empowers you to integrate the ancient sciences of Ayurveda and Yoga, unlocking the profound healing potential of this holistic approach.


  1. Ayurvedic Principles: Deepen your understanding of Ayurvedic philosophy and its application in Yoga Therapy. Explore the doshas, gunas, and their influence on the mind-body connection.

  2. Therapeutic Asana and Pranayama: Master therapeutic yoga postures and breathing techniques tailored to individual constitutions, addressing specific health concerns and promoting balance.

  3. Ayurvedic Bodywork: Learn the art of Ayurvedic bodywork, incorporating Abhyanga (Ayurvedic oil massage), Marma therapy, and other healing modalities to enhance well-being.

  4. Dosha-Balancing Sequences: Create customized yoga sequences aligned with Ayurvedic principles to support clients’ unique needs and foster harmony within.

  5. Mindfulness and Meditation: Explore the profound impact of mindfulness and meditation in Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy, cultivating mental clarity and emotional balance.

  6. Ayurvedic Lifestyle Integration: Integrate Ayurvedic practices into daily life, empowering clients to make conscious lifestyle choices that promote health and vitality.

  7. Therapeutic Yoga for Common Ailments: Discover therapeutic approaches to address common health issues such as stress, anxiety, insomnia, and digestive imbalances.

  8. Case Studies and Practical Training: Engage in hands-on learning and case studies, refining your skills to apply Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy in real-life scenarios.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a prestigious certificate of completion from the Yoga Veda Institute, acknowledging your expertise in Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy. Step into the realm of holistic healing, where the union of Ayurveda and Yoga becomes a powerful force for positive transformation in the lives of individuals and communities.

Enroll in our Foundations Suite and gain access to three bonus CEU certificate courses, all at no extra cost.


Foundations of Meditation

Meditation is a transformative practice that fosters continuous observation of the mind, bringing forth awareness, harmony, and natural order into our lives. It serves as a profound tool to delve into our inner selves, unlocking the wisdom and tranquility that reside within. In this immersive course, you will nurture your personal meditation practice through a series of five enriching sessions, each lasting 2.5 hours.

  1. Progressive Relaxation: Learn the art of progressively relaxing the body and mind, creating a foundation for deeper states of meditation and inner calm.

  2. Heart Awareness: Discover the power of heart-centered meditation, cultivating compassion, and connecting with the essence of your true self.

  3. Mantra Meditation: Explore the transformative practice of mantra repetition, tapping into the vibrational energy of sacred sounds to still the mind.

  4. Kundalini Awakening: Delve into the ancient practice of Kundalini meditation, awakening the dormant energy within to experience heightened states of consciousness.

  5. Tratak (Candle Gazing): Experience the ancient technique of Tratak, sharpening your focus and concentration through the gentle gaze upon a candle flame.

  6. Meditation in Action: Learn how to integrate mindfulness and meditation into daily activities, fostering a sense of presence and peace in every moment.

  7. Deepening Your Practice: Discover valuable insights and techniques to deepen your meditation practice, making it an integral part of your life.

Throughout this journey, you will be guided by experienced instructors who will support your growth and understanding of meditation. Embrace the transformative power of meditation and witness its positive impact on your well-being, relationships, and overall sense of fulfillment.


Foundations of Yoga Nidra

Embark on a transformative journey within the realms of Yoga Nidra, a profound workshop that guides you into a state of complete relaxation while maintaining systematic awareness of the inner world.

Yoga Nidra is a practice that leads you into a semi-hypnotic state, a delicate balance between wakefulness and sleep. Often referred to as the practice of psychic sleep, it allows for deep transformations to occur as you delve into the vast realms of the subconscious mind.

  1. Experiencing Profound Relaxation: Immerse yourself in the art of deep relaxation, allowing the body and mind to unwind and release stress.

  2. Systematic Awareness: Learn to cultivate conscious awareness as you traverse the inner landscape, exploring the various layers of your being.

  3. Unlocking Subconscious Potential: Tap into the vast reservoir of the subconscious mind, accessing untapped wisdom and transformative power.

  4. The Practice of Psychic Sleep: Discover the essence of Yoga Nidra, where you transcend the limitations of ordinary consciousness and experience profound insights.

  5. Four-Hour Immersion: Engage in a comprehensive 4-hour workshop that allows ample time for immersion and profound experiences.

Guided by experienced instructors, you will be gently led through the practice of Yoga Nidra, a meditation technique known for its profound impact on mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

Embrace this powerful meditation technique and unlock the doorway to deep relaxation, self-awareness, and personal transformation. This workshop invites you to explore the limitless potential of your subconscious mind and experience the blissful state of union within yourself.

Note: The workshop’s curriculum is thoughtfully designed to provide you with a meaningful and transformative experience in Yoga Nidra. Please be prepared for a journey of inner exploration and renewal.

Foundations of Pranayama

Embark on an immersive and transformative journey into the realm of Pranayama, the ancient yogic science of breath. In this intensive course, you will cultivate and deepen your personal practice of yogic breathing, experiencing profound transformation through the power of the breath. Through a series of 7 classes, each lasting 1 to 1.5 hours, you will explore various pranayama techniques and dedicate an entire month to self-inquiry, delving into the depths of your personal practice.

  1. Understanding Prana: Develop a comprehensive understanding of prana, the life force energy that animates all living beings, and how it influences every aspect of our being.

  2. Pranayama Techniques: Learn a diverse range of pranayama practices, including Nadi Shodhana, Kapalabhati, Ujjayi, Bhramari, and more, each designed to balance and harmonize the subtle energy channels.

  3. Breath and Consciousness: Explore the intimate connection between breath and consciousness, and how pranayama serves as a bridge to access higher states of awareness.

  4. Energetic Anatomy: Dive into the subtle energetic anatomy of the pranic body, understanding the chakras, nadis, and the role of pranayama in purifying and awakening these energy centers.

  5. Integration and Personal Practice: Dedicate an entire month to self-inquiry, weaving pranayama into your daily routine, and observing the transformative effects it has on your physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.

  6. Mindful Breathing: Cultivate mindfulness and present-moment awareness through breath awareness practices, enhancing your ability to stay centered and calm amidst life’s challenges.

  7. Inner Exploration: Embrace the opportunity for inner exploration and self-discovery, as you dive deeper into the subtleties of breath and its profound impact on your personal journey.

Guided by experienced instructors, you will receive personalized attention to refine your pranayama techniques and align with the transformative potential of this ancient practice.

Prepare yourself for an extraordinary voyage of self-awareness and empowerment as you harness the power of the breath to unlock inner harmony, vitality, and elevated states of consciousness.

Note: The course structure is thoughtfully designed to ensure you receive a comprehensive and enriching experience in the practice of Pranayama, leading you towards a more profound connection with yourself and the universe.

Unlock the secrets of harmony and well-being with YVI’s Foundational Studies Program! Immerse yourself in the ancient art of Ayurveda and Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy, as you embark on a transformative journey towards a balanced and fulfilling life.

Discover the power of Ayurvedic Nutrition, delve into the depths of Yogic Philosophy, and explore the wonders of Meditation and Pranayama.



What Students are Saying

“Immersive & Enlightening”

“I learned more with you and through Yoga Veda’s foundation courses than I had in a year at another school.”

“World class curriculum”

The curriculum was one of the main reasons why I picked Yoga Veda, and I have not been disappointed.”

“I love your program”

“I feel respecting the teachings it’s essential . It’s important to me to honor the lineage. Mind, body, soul and nutritional alignment is key to a well rounded transformation. I love your program.”

“Keeps the traditions alive”

“I chose this school because I wanted to learn authenticity (from a distance for obvious reasons and limitations). I really appreciate you.”

Are you ready to dive deep into the transformative world of Ayurvedic Medicine and Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy?
Look no further! For a limited time only, we are thrilled to present the ultimate package.  
YVI’s Foundational Studies Program, empowering you with the essential skills and knowledge to embark on a rewarding career in Ayurveda or Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy.
Best of all, you’ll receive a certificate of completion from the prestigious Yoga Veda Institute upon finishing each course!

Our Foundational Studies Program is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of Ayurvedic practices and philosophies, whether you aspire to pursue a career in Ayurvedic Medicine, Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy, or simply wish to deepen your personal practice.

Each course is thoughtfully crafted by experienced practitioners, ensuring you receive the highest quality education and practical skills.


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