NAMA Grandfathering

Author: Jacky Rae


The National Ayurvedic Medical Association has announced their Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy Educational standards and the Grandfathing Window for qualified AYT’s is closing in April of 2019.  This unique opportunity offers Ayurvedic Professionals and/or yoga teachers with 10+ years of experience and/or a Clinical Yoga Therapy Certification through IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists) the unique opportunity to become Certified Ayurvedic Professionals with a dual title, Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist / Certified Ayurvedic Health Counselor.

Yoga Veda Institute is announcing our Fast Track Program for qualified professionals who meet the following requirements to complete their AYT Diploma and qualify to take the NAMA certification exam and grandfathering of AYT designation.



  • 10+ years of Yoga Teaching Experience and/or Clinical Yoga Therapist (CYT with IATY)
  • 6 College Level Credits of Anatomy & Psychology
  • Basic Ayurvedic Knowledge proffered; Prior Ayurvedic Education is a plus.


Qualified Candidates will become:

  • Yoga Veda Approved Mentorship Providers
  • Licensed Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training Providers through Yoga Veda Institute


Grandfathering is a unique opportunity to join a profession on the ground level, paving the way for future professionals and joining a community of new and emerging Ayurvedic Yoga Therapists.  

If you would like to learn more about Yoga Veda Institute’s Grandfathering Fast Track Program, visit our website here:


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