Online Ayurveda Health Advisor: 2020 WINTER Quarter (AYUR-20WNTRQ1)

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January 24 2020 6:30 pm   through   January 26 2020 9:30 pm
Bastyr University
Kenmore, WA 98028-4966
Phone: (425) 896-6717
Winter Quarter Enrollment $ 1,500.00
Ayurveda Health Advisor Certificate One-Year Program (including Introduction to Ayurveda for free!) $ 3,850.00
Retake Rate (must have previously attended AHAP) $ 1,000.00
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Interested in incorporating Ayurveda into your practice or everyday life? Whether you want to immediately pursue a certificate, or just explore the world of Ayurveda, yoga’s “health sister” science, this affordable program is for you! Ayurveda is regarded as the oldest health system in the world. From the comfort of your home learn the ancient, natural medical science of creating harmony and balance of body, mind and soul (spirit). Professionals may add another tool to their practice to aid patients with these proven therapies. This course is online only and live webinar based. Instructor: Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa (K.P.Khalsa)

Course starts: Friday January 24, 6:30 - 9:30pm
Saturday Jan 25 & Sunday Jan 26, 8:00 - 6:00pm
Course runs once a month January-April for the winter quarter (see dates below)

Prerequisite to this course:
Introduction to Ayurveda

For the full details of how to become a Certified Ayurveda Advisor click here.  

Winter Quarter for the Ayurveda Health Advisor Certificate Program includes the following modules:

  • Ayurvedic Lifestyle - January 24 through 26, 2020 Discover Ayurvedic lifestyle: daily and seasonal routines, relaxation, meditation, sleep, stress  management, personal habits and behaviors, exercise, relationships, and goals for maintaining your health. Explore ways in which to counsel clients to maintain balance of mind, body and consciousness through proper diet and lifestyle choices. (52 hours)
  • Ayurvedic Nutrition - February 21 through 23, 2020 Focus on Ayurvedic nutrition, including food combining, eating habits and food energetics, as well as the Ayurvedic view of nutritional constituents. Learn diets for doshas and individual health and using foods therapeutically. (52 hours) 
  • Ayurvedic Herbalism, Culinary, Dietary Therapy - March 20 through 22, 2020 Discover the principles, qualities, actions and therapeutic profiles of herbs, foods and other natural therapeutic substances. Focus on herbal properties, preparations, Ayurvedic energetics, phytochemistry and clinical indications for herbs treating major energy imbalances. (52hours)
  • Ayurvedic Psychology- April 17 through 19, 2020 Learn the Ayurvedic concept of structure and function of the mind. Immerse yourself in a range  of observation and interviewing skills, including observation of behavior, listening, objective  questioning, setting appropriate boundaries and motivational interviewing, all in the context of    Ayurvedic psychological assessment. (52 hours)

*Homework will be assigned by the instructor and must be completed with the 4 week quarter. 

Course Note: Each 52-hour module must be completed within a 4-week period. Each module includes 20 hours of live webinar, 12 hours of recorded supplemental instruction available online, 10 hours of self-study, and 10 hours of client sessions. If you're interested in purchasing the full Ayurvedic Certificate Program you can purchase the entire program (includes Introduction to Ayurveda at no additional cost to you) for the amount of $3850.00. 

 *Price does not include supplemental materials* 

AYURVEDIC ADVISOR CERTIFICATION: To earn a Certificate of Competency, you must complete all 12 courses (which include at least 50 client sessions) and pass the open-book exam at the end of each course.

Eligible for 20 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs, CPEUs, and/or CEs for the following professions:

  • ND (except those licensed in CA & OR)
  • MD & PA - Category II CMEs (those licensed in WA)
  • ARNP & RN (licensed in WA)
  • LMFT, LMHC, LICSW & PsyD (licensed in WA)
  • LMP (licensed in WA)
  • PT & OT (licensed in WA)
  • DC (licensed in WA)
  • Eligibility Pending – PACE NAMA
  • Eligibility Pending – ND (licensed in OR)
  • Eligibility Pending – LMP NCBTMB CEs
  • Eligibility Pending –LAc - NCCAOM PDAs
  • Eligibility Pending – LAc (licensed through the CA Acupuncture Board) Category 1; CEP 453
  • Eligibility Pending – RD - ADA CPEU
  • Eligibility Pending – Reflexologist - ARCB CE

Due to state-specific program approval requirements, at this time we are not able to offer distance learning classes in the states of Arkansas, District of Columbia, Michigan (correspondence courses only; online education is okay), New Mexico, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. Bastyr University is in the process of evaluating each state’s approval standards, and the list will be updated as the University is approved to offer distance education in any of these states.

Cancellation, transfer and refund policy can be found here. If you purchase the full Ayurvedic Certificate Program that includes the free Introduction to Ayurveda (price valued at $415), and cancel your subscription to the webinar course within 14 days as per the cancellation policy, the Introduction to Ayurveda is non-refundable and the valued amount of $415 will not be reimbursed upon cancellation.  

Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa (K.P.Khalsa) is one of the today’s foremost natural healing experts. As one of a very few clinicians with over 40 years in the natural health field, KP has a wealth of experience in the use of healing herbs, vitamins, minerals, and medicinal foods in real life situations. Khalsa, the national president emeritus of the American Herbalists Guild, is the author of over 3,000 published health articles and has written or edited 30 books on cooking, herbalism and health.

He has presented over 200 times at national and state conferences on such diverse topics as herbal medicine and therapeutic nutrition, and is featured in several distance learning courses. Khalsa trained in herbalism and food therapy with Ayurvedic master, Yogi Bhajan, for 35 years. He is a state certified dietitian / nutritionist and registered herbalist, and nationally credentialed to teach herbalism. Khalsa is on the Bastyr faculty in the Ayurveda Sciences and Botanical Medicine Department, and is a professor at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

KP was the senior research scientist and principal herbal formulator for Yogi Tea, the nation’s largest herbal tea company. He serves on the NAMA board, and is also the founder of The Professional Herbalist Certificate Course, a two-year post-secondary curriculum that trains professional herbalists.