1500 Hour Diploma Course

300 Hours of Live Web Conference


The Āyurvedic Practitioner (AP) is a professional with additional training in pathology and disease management beyond that of the Ayurvedic Health Counselor. These professionals also practice preventive healthcare and health promotion, using diet and lifestyle.

The Ayurvedic Practitioner Diploma is a comprehensive course that includes the following semester courses;

  1. Ayurvedic Nutrition (on demand, enroll and begin today)
  2. Ayurvedic Anatomy (live web conference)
  3. Advanced Yogic Philosophy (live web conference)
  4. Clinical Assessment (live web conference)
  5. Pregnancy Birth & Beyond (live web conference)
  6. Advanced Herbology
  7. Panchakarma
  8. Advanced Clinical Assessment

The Curriculum is that of Ayurvedic Practitioner as outlined by the National Ayurvedic Medical Association.

PDF DOWNLOAD: Āyurvedic Practitioner: Educational Outline for Competency 


  • Principles of Ayurveda
  • Samkhya Philosophy


  • Three Doshas
  • Twenty Gunas
  • Prakriti & Vikriti
  • Three-fold Diagnostic Method
  • Eight-fold Diagnostic Method
  • Ten-fold Diagnostic Method
  • Six Tastes
  • Doshas, Sub-dosas, Dhatus, Srotas
  • Agni, Ama, Malas
  • Prana, Tejas, Ojas


  • Personal & Family Health History
  • Vital Signs: height, weight, pulse, blood pressure
  • Etiological Factors
  • Pathology
  • Pathogenisis
  • Counseling Skills
  • Client Strengths & Assets
  • Research Skills


  • Food/ Diet
  • Senses: aromatherapy, taste therapy, touch therapy, sound therapy, visual therapy
  • Herbs & Minerals (72 herbs, 8 formulas)
  • Psychiatry
  • Pacification
  • Elimination of Aggravated Dosas
  • Rejuvenation
  • Tonification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Types of Cikitsa
  • Prenatal, Natal, Postnatal
  • Children’s Health – all ages
  • ENT/Head and Neck Region


  • Yoga and Yoga Therapy
  • Jyotisa
  • Vastu Sastra
  • Sanskrit
  • Western Medical Approaches


  • Minimum of six months of supervised clinical experience
  • Minimum of 150 patient encounters

The curriculum is that of Ayurvedic Practitioner as outlined by the National Ayurvedic Medical Association.

How You'll Learn
  1. 8 Semesters of Comprehensive (Online) Content
  2. Live Web Conference Classes
  3. Lesson Recordings if you miss a live class
  4. Exclusive Online {Members Only} Site
  5. Audio Lectures & Presentation Slides
  6. Class Transcripts
  7. PDF Resources, Lecture Notes & Bonus Resources
  8. Workbooks {Download}
  9. Weekly Discussions inside our Private Community Group
  10. A Supportive Community of other students from around the world to provide support – network – connect – and share your experience.
  11. Ongoing Support – Personal Guidance – Career Support – Internship Opportunities



  • Students will receive a Certificate of Completion from Yoga Veda Institute at the level of Ayurvedic Practitioner.
Class Schedule

Web Conference Classes are offered both Live and Recorded for later viewing.  Class are scheduled at times that can best accommodate all students enrolled in each module.  Please check the course calendar for specific class times and dates.


Begin speaking the language of Ayurveda with our Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy – Level 1 Gateway Program, a 100 Hour Certification course in Ayurvedic & Yogic Philosophy Foundations.

Application Process

Step 1: Fill out the Application Here

Step 2: Once we review and accept your application we will send you an email (usually within 2 – 3 business days) with instructions to complete your enrollment.

Step 3: Get started right away!


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Flexible Payment Options

24 Monthly Installments of $399 USD

8 Semester Installments of $997 USD

Yearly $3997 (2 Years)

Pay In Full for $5997 USD

Scholarship Program

We believe in making our program accessible regardless of financial ability.  If you would like to apply for a scholarship based on financial need contact us or fill out the application here.

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Introduction to Ayurveda

Wed April 4th 10:00am – 11:30am Eastern

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Ayurvedic Daily Routine

Wed April 18th 10:00am – 11:30am Eastern

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The Ayurvedic Diet and Me

Wed May 2nd 10:00am – 11:30am Eastern

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Ayurvedic Mind Balance

Wednesday, May 16  10:00am – 11:30am Eastern

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